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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27846050/the-ptsd-toolkit-for-nurses-assessment-intervention-and-referral-of-veterans
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Nancy P Hanrahan, Kate Judge, Grace Olamijulo, Lisa Seng, Matthew Lee, Pamela Herbig Wall, Sandy C Leake, Elizabeth Czekanski, Suzanne Thorne-Odem, Erika E DeMartinis, Ursula A Kelly, Lucas Blair, Warren Longmire
Approximately 20% of veterans suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). NPs are well positioned to provide early detection and assist veterans with access to life-saving treatment. The PTSD Toolkit for Nurses helps nurses improve their skills in assessing PTSD and provides a specialized intervention and referral procedure that promotes help-seeking behavior among veterans.
November 14, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27683049/a-multidisciplinary-response-to-commercial-sexual-exploitation-of-children
#2
Pamela T Avila
Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is associated with child abuse, neglect, poverty, homelessness, and societal causes. Sex trafficking is the participation in commercial sex acts in which force, fraud, or coercion occur. This article discusses the scope of CSEC and sex trafficking, and the necessary identification skills and medical evaluations needed to help these patients.
September 27, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861272/primary-care-management-of-women-with-persistent-vaginal-discharge
#3
Hilary S Morgan
Vaginal discharge is a common complaint managed by NPs in ambulatory settings. This article reviews noninfectious etiologies of vaginal discharge with diagnostic criteria and recommended treatment to aid the NP in correctly managing these patients.
December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861271/extreme-hyperglycemia-and-hyperosmolar-hyperglycemic-syndrome
#4
Susan J Appel
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861270/metastatic-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-a-case-study
#5
Victoria Sherry
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861269/medication-update
#6
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December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861268/laws-and-guidelines-governing-the-use-of-herbal-supplements
#7
Kim Curry, Susan D Schaffer, Saun-Joo Yoon
In the last of a three-part series on herbal supplements, laws and guidelines impacting the use of herbal supplements are discussed. Distinct differences exist between regulations for herbal supplements and those products defined as drugs. Consideration of herbal therapy should be approached within a context of holistic treatment.
December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861267/evidence-based-practice-guidelines-for-the-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-lumbar-spinal-conditions
#8
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861266/drug-updates-and-approvals-2016-in-review
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861265/drug-updates-and-approvals-2016-in-review
#10
Lindsy Meadowcraft, Geoffrey Mospan, Taylor Morrisette, Katie Smart, Melissa Janis
In 2016, the FDA approved several new drugs for use in primary care. These drugs include amphetamine extended-release orally disintegrating tablets (Adzenys XR-ODT), elbasvir and grazoprevir (Zepatier), emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide (Descovy), glycopyrrolate and formoterol (Bevespi Aerosphere), insulin degludec injection (Tresiba), and ixekizumab (Taltz).
December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27820593/evidence-based-practice-guidelines-for-the-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-lumbar-spinal-conditions
#11
Robert L Metzger
Low back pain remains one of the most common patient complaints. It can exist alone or with the presence of lower extremity symptoms. Review of evidence-based guidelines will assist primary care providers in the identification and treatment of various lumbar disorders in addition to ruling out specific lumbar spinal pathologies.
December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27820592/a-world-of-our-own
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December 16, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764071/recognizing-and-treating-vasospastic-angina
#13
Leon Chen, Fidelindo Lim
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 19, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764070/evaluation-and-treatment-of-vitamin-d-deficiency
#14
Andrea Collins
Although evidence is inconsistent regarding the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and the causality of many chronic disease processes, the functions of vitamin D impact more than just bone health. By understanding basic vitamin D concepts and varied recommendations, nurse practitioners can provide safe, individualized, effective evaluation and treatment of each patient's vitamin D status to promote positive health outcomes.
November 19, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764069/medication-update
#15
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 19, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764068/managing-behavioral-disturbances-in-a-patient-with-dementia
#16
Laura M Struble, Mary C Blazek, Helen C Kales
A 92-year-old patient with Parkinson disease and dementia provides an opportunity for the advanced practice registered nurse to shift thinking about behavioral disturbances in dementia, away from controlling behavior with pharmacologic approaches, such as antipsychotics, toward understanding behavior by applying the nonpharmacologic Describe, Investigate, Create, and Evaluate method.
November 19, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764067/evidence-based-treatment-of-chronic-kidney-disease
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 19, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764066/a-multidisciplinary-response-to-commercial-sexual-exploitation-of-children
#18
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No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 19, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764065/herbal-supplements-used-to-treat-common-chronic-conditions
#19
Susan D Schaffer, Kim Curry, Saun-Joo Yoon
This is part 2 of a three-part series designed to provide clinicians with a working knowledge of the use of herbal supplements for health and disease states. Part 2 of the series focuses on the efficacy of herbal supplements used in the treatment of common chronic conditions.
November 19, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764064/the-veterans-health-administration-s-proposal-for-aprn-full-practice-authority
#20
Anne Lambert-Kerzner, Michelle Lucatorto, Marina McCreight, Katherine M Williams, Kelty B Fehling, Jamie Peterson, Edward Hess, Robert Plumley, Amy Ladebue, Catherine Battaglia
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is proposing full-practice authority for advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to improve access, care delivery, and patient choice, as well as reduce costs. The authors performed a mixed-methods assessment to obtain the perspectives of administrators and APRNs on the characterization of the APRN workforce and their present practice in the VHA.
November 19, 2016: Nurse Practitioner
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