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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29624514/national-nurses-week-2018-inspire-innovate-influence
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April 5, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757837/antipsychotic-use-in-older-adults-canadian-best-practices
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Sushila Pathak, Elsie Duff
Due to the physiologic changes of aging, managing behavioral issues and antipsychotic use is associated with adverse reactions that are more complex in older adults than in younger adults. Therefore, appropriate prescribing and evaluating the need to continue antipsychotics are necessary to enhance optimum patient outcomes. This article discusses best practice recommendations for NPs in Canada to help ensure safe use of antipsychotic medications in the older adult population.
June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757836/family-history-of-substance-use-disorder-and-chronic-pain-management
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Elizabeth L Pestka, Michele Evans
The use of family history of substance use disorder information as part of a comprehensive assessment of chronic pain can provide important data for treatment. This case example illustrates assessment, patient education, and brief motivational interviewing with referral to appropriate resources.
June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757835/hypertension-management-options-2017-guideline
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June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757834/hypertension-management-options-2017-guideline
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Kristine Anne Scordo
The new hypertension guideline lowers the definition of high BP to 130/80 mm Hg. This means that millions of adults will now be diagnosed with hypertension and that many of those taking antihypertensive drugs are not at goal. The challenge is to communicate the change, the strength of evidence behind the change, and the options available to patients. Healthcare providers must be knowledgeable of the new guideline and must be ready to meet this challenge.
June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757833/advance-care-planning-and-anticipatory-decision-making-in-patients-with-alzheimer-disease
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June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757832/advance-care-planning-and-anticipatory-decision-making-in-patients-with-alzheimer-disease
#7
Jason T Slyer, Ella Archibald, Fernea Moyo, Marie Truglio-Londrigan
Early advance care planning and anticipatory decision making in the Alzheimer disease (AD) trajectory is a strategy NPs can incorporate to improve managing uncertainty around common decisions. This article explores decisions patients and caregivers face along the AD trajectory and provides resources for patients, caregivers, and NPs.
June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757831/a-patient-with-autonomic-imbalance-treating-symptomatic-neurogenic-orthostatic-hypotension
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Debra Turner
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June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757830/borderline-personality-disorder-implications-and-best-practice-recommendations
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Kate Sheppard, Cameron Duncan
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June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757829/review-of-prolonged-care-services-codes
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Jill Olmstead
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June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757828/transition-the-road-to-becoming-a-nurse-practitioner
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Lisa Abel
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June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757827/men-s-health-awareness-change-through-education
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June 11, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668519/using-essential-oils-to-enhance-nursing-practice-and-for-self-care
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Melissa E Allard, Julie Katseres
With the growing popularity of integrative medicine, essential oils have found their way back into healthcare. Essential oils provide a simple way to alleviate certain physical symptoms, promote emotional well-being, and provide comfort. This article discusses the administration and common uses of essential oils; their reported benefits, potential risks, and contraindications; and the current state of associated research.
May 17, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668518/herbal-supplements-research-findings-and-safety
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Rosanne Pruitt, Ashley Lemanski, Adam Carroll
Herbal supplements are used extensively worldwide without much awareness regarding their safety and efficacy. Extensive research to determine the safety, utility, and level of research support for commonly used herbs has culminated in an easily accessible summary chart for NP providers.
May 17, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668517/implications-of-vitamin-d-toxicity-deficiency
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May 17, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668516/implications-of-vitamin-d-toxicity-deficiency
#16
Susan Waterbury
Vitamin D deficiency is an increasing problem affecting all ages. Patients should be assessed for risk factors as part of preventive health maintenance. Vitamin D toxicity is a rare occurrence caused by oversupplementation and errors in food fortification. The connection between vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis, is well established. However, a cause and effect relationship has yet to be established between vitamin D deficiency and many chronic illnesses. An evidence-based approach is treating patients for an underlying vitamin D deficiency in hopes of improving many chronic illnesses...
May 17, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668515/screening-women-for-intimate-partner-violence-creating-proper-practice-habits
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May 17, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29668514/the-role-of-nps-in-medication-assisted-treatment-for-opioid-use-disorder
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Brandi Parker Cotton, Ginette G Ferszt
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May 17, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29624515/screening-women-for-intimate-partner-violence-creating-proper-practice-habits
#19
Beth Knox
Intimate partner violence continues to be a challenge for advanced practice registered nurses to address and manage in their daily practice. This article reviews current healthcare concerns in heterosexual, bisexual, transgender, and lesbian women, and explores screening guidelines and resources for developing successful screening habits. Additionally, the article discusses how the Transtheoretical Model and Stages of Change offers insight into the behavior of women who experience intimate partner violence and provides safety strategies for these women...
May 17, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29465476/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis-a-guide-for-nurse-practitioners
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Michelle Vega-Olivo, Gerard J Criner
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare disease characterized by decline in lung function, dyspnea, and cough. The clinical course of IPF is variable and unpredictable. Early referral to specialists is key to ensure timely and accurate diagnosis. Two antifibrotic drugs (nintedanib and pirfenidone) have been approved for the treatment of IPF.
May 17, 2018: Nurse Practitioner
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