July 2018 Vol. 13 No. 7

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A case of obstetrical sepsis

Chorioamnionitis is diagnosed when maternal fever is accompanied by a minimum of one or more of the following clinical conditions: fetal or maternal tachycardia, maternal leukocytosis, uterine tenderness,…
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Assisted living: A unique setting for quality care

This growing field provides opportunities for nurses. Takeaways: Nurses provide clinical leadership in assisted living. The assisted living healthcare setting offers many nursing rewards and challenges. Assisted living…
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Compassion: A nurse’s primary virtue

Strengthening compassion may help you avoid burnout. Nurses, we’re told, are fundamentally compassionate people. In fact, nurse burnout could be defined as the loss of compassion. So, it…
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Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cystitis

A case report to guide nurse practitioners. By Myriam Jean Cadet, PhD, APRN, MSN, FNP-C Takeaways Early diagnosis of cystitis is important to manage and prevent renal complications. Antibiotic…
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Discovering your true north

Rediscover your authentic self and regain your moral compass. By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, and Tanya M. Cohn, PhD, MEd, RN Takeaways: Your moral compass keeps…
improving patient safety care

Improving patient safety wherever care occurs

Nurses, providers, and pharmacists collaborate to improve patient safety. By Lillee Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN Patient safety is critical to quality care. Since the publication of the…

July ANA on the Frontline

Learn about the top issues facing ANA member nurses, how ANA is working for you, and what ANA is doing to advance nursing. In this issue: New Managers:…
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Meet the new ANA Enterprise CEO

Loressa Cole: Lifelong commitment to making a difference Loressa Cole, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, celebrated National Nurses Week as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the…

New nurse managers step up to the leadership challenge

Generational differences, staffing issues, communication failures, budgeting ordeals—these are just some of the challenges that freshly promoted nurse managers may face in their new roles. Through on-the-job training,…
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Optimizing the ABCDEF bundle

The ABCDEF bundle is an evidence-based set of processes designed to address postintensive care syndrome (PICS). This syndrome of negative long-term consequences of critical illness continues to be…
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Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis in children

Treatment for this rare disorder may require repeat surgeries. Takeaways: Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is disease, but it’s progressive and can effect quality of life and even be…
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Social wellness: Nurture your relationships

Social well-being can be defined as our ability to effectively interact with people around us and to create a support system that includes family and friends. Social isolation,…

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