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June 16, 2017 - Volume 42 - Issue 6
pp: 6-7

Guest Editorial


Clinical Case Report


Legal File


Medication Update



DIABETES MELLITUS: CE Connection


Recognizing type 1 diabetes mellitus in children & adolescents

Glassford, Melissa A.

The Nurse Practitioner. 42(6):16-22, June 16, 2017.

The common chief complaint of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting should prompt a broad differentia...

VIRAL DISEASES: CE Connection


Managing herpes zoster in older adults: Prescribing considerations

Beuscher, Linda; Reeves, Geri; Harrell, Debbie

The Nurse Practitioner. 42(6):24-29, June 16, 2017.

NPs must be aware of special prescribing considerations for medication safety when managing the care...

ORAL DIABETES AGENTS


The use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in patients with type 2 diabetes & chronic kidney disease

Bittle, Polly A.

The Nurse Practitioner. 42(6):31-38, June 16, 2017.

There is a need for treatment options in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and kidney disease t...

MENTAL FUNCTIONING


Identifying delirium in older adults with pre-existing mental illness

Bennett, Courtney

The Nurse Practitioner. 42(6):39-44, June 16, 2017.

Acute delirium can be easily overlooked in older adults with preexisting mental illness. Evidence-ba...

DRUG ABUSE


Screening tools to assess risk of opioid abuse in the Canadian primary healthcare setting

Muir, Hollie; Seymour, Fran

The Nurse Practitioner. 42(6):45-50, June 16, 2017.

Opioid therapy for patients with chronic pain is increasing in frequency along with rates of opioid ...

LUNG LESIONS


Bronchopulmonary sequestration: Improving practice by evaluating for a missed diagnosis

Estes, Mary Ellen Zator

The Nurse Practitioner. 42(6):51-55, June 16, 2017.

Bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS) is a lung mass that does not communicate with the tracheobronch...



Clinical Case Report