April 2013 Vol. 8 No. 4

FDA approves new diabetes drug

On March 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Invokana (canagliflozin) tablets to treat adults with type 2…

FDA approves new MRI agent

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of…

Heparin labels change May 1

As of May 1, manufacturers of Heparin Sodium Injection, USP and Heparin Lock Flush Solution, USP are required to use…

New film spotlights nurses

“NURSES: If Florence Could See Us Now” is a new documentary that showcases the challenging and diverse world of nursing.…

New guidelines for dementia and driving

Researchers have developed a new clinical pathway that provides guidance for healthcare providers to help dementia patients who drive. The…

Our Readers Respond

No drugs down the drain In approximately 2008 I wrote my final paper in BSN community health on this environmental…

Quiz Time

Which of the following patient assessment findings are consistent with the diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease? a. The patient has…

Through the kindness of strangers

Our editor-in-chief shares her the impact of a tendon transplant on her life and discusses the importance of organ and tissue donation.

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