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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28806279/ce-can-your-older-patients-drive-safely
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Loren Staplin, Kathy H Lococo, Tia Mastromatto, Kathy J Sifrit, Kathleen M Trazzera
A review of the functional impairments and situations that put older drivers at risk. ABSTRACT: In many areas of the world, driving is an essential part of life and for reasons of comfort, convenience, and security remains the primary mode of transportation among older adults. Both normal aging and diseases that are more prevalent in advanced age can substantially reduce older drivers' functional abilities, elevating their risk of involvement in motor vehicle accidents and serious injury or death...
August 10, 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28806278/ce-original-research-the-experience-of-transitioning-to-a-caregiving-role-for-a-family-member-with-alzheimer-s-disease-or-related-dementia
#2
Kathleen Czekanski
Study findings suggest several areas for further research. ABSTRACT: Background: Alzheimer's disease is a chronic, debilitating disease that currently affects an estimated 5.5 million Americans. The majority are being cared for at home by family caregivers, who are known to have higher levels of burden than any other group of caregivers. PURPOSE: The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore the lived experiences of people who transition to the role of caregiver for a family member with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia...
August 10, 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749893/intimate-strangers
#3
Hui-Wen Alina Sato
A PICU nurse writes of walking with parents in their pain.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749892/international-nursing-congress-brings-together-nurses-from-across-the-globe
#4
Maureen Shawn Kennedy, Amanda Anderson
AJN's editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy and editorial board member and contributing editor Amanda Anderson attended the 2017 International Council of Nurses Congress May 27 to June 1 in Barcelona, and present the highlights here. This report expands on the summary posted on AJN's blog, Off the Charts: https://wp.me/p7sy0l-6sD.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749891/the-power-of-conversation
#5
Theresa Brown
Danielle Ofri's new book makes the case for listening closely to what patients say.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749890/preventing-enteric-infections-from-contact-with-animals
#6
Betsy Todd
Precautions when visiting petting zoos and state fairs.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749889/study-confirms-obesity-increases-risk-of-death
#7
Joan Zolot
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749888/antibiotics-are-a-treatment-alternative-for-acute-appendicitis-in-children
#8
Joan Zolot
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749887/significant-rise-in-nursery-product-related-injuries-after-years-of-decline
#9
Joan Zolot
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749886/daily-consumption-of-fruit-juice-is-associated-with-slight-weight-gain-in-young-children
#10
Joan Zolot
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749885/good-nursing-is-good-antibiotic-stewardship
#11
Rita D Olans, Richard N Olans, David J Witt
: Resistance to antibiotics has increased dramatically in the United States, with serious associated medical, social, and economic consequences. The most promising approach to this national crisis is a new understanding of the need for the careful and responsible use of antibiotics, both for the benefit of society and for the optimal care of each patient. This multidisciplinary approach, called antimicrobial stewardship, has typically involved specialists but not necessarily nurses, who perform numerous antibiotic-related activities daily and should be an integral part of antimicrobial stewardship programs...
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749884/original-research-the-effects-of-red-yeast-rice-supplementation-on-cholesterol-levels-in-adults
#12
REVIEW
Diane Peng, Amy Fong, Amanda van Pelt
: Purpose: Red yeast rice (RYR) supplementation has become a popular alternative to statin therapy in treating hypercholesterolemia. This state-of-the-science review seeks to explore the most recent evidence on the effectiveness and safety of RYR supplementation in treating dyslipidemic adults. METHODS: This review extends the time frame of a meta-analysis performed by Li and colleagues in 2014; specifically, we looked at the literature published between September 2013 and April 2016...
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749883/1-ce-test-hour-beyond-maternity-nursing-the-baby-friendly-hospital-initiative
#13
Emily Contrada
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749882/1-5-ce-test-hours-tuberculosis-a-new-screening-recommendation-and-an-expanded-approach-to-elimination-in-the-united-states
#14
Emily Contrada
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749881/flash-cards
#15
Amelia L Williams
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749880/codeine-and-tramadol-contraindicated-for-pediatric-use
#16
Diane S Aschenbrenner
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749879/two-antiviral-drugs-approved-for-adolescents-with-hcv
#17
Diane S Aschenbrenner
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749878/new-approvals-in-cancer-treatment
#18
Diane S Aschenbrenner
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749877/sucrose-as-analgesia-in-neonates-undergoing-painful-procedures
#19
REVIEW
Erin Matsuda
Editor's note: This is a summary of a nursing care-related systematic review from the Cochrane Library. For more information, see http://nursingcare.cochrane.org.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28749876/lgbt-older-adults-in-long-term-care
#20
Joy Jacobson
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender elders continue to face health care disparities.
August 2017: American Journal of Nursing
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