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May 3, 2012

Dear Colleague,

Being a nurse today is one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs you can have. Being present during the most difficult and joyous times in a person's life is a privilege and we are fortunate to have the opportunity to be able to make a difference each and every day. For all you do, Lippincott's NursingCenter would like to say thank you. We know that providing the highest quality care to your patients is very important to you. Having access to the latest evidence and best practices is key so Lippincott's NursingCenter is providing you with unique offers during the entire Nurses Week, May 6th through May 12th. This is our thanks to you…for all you do.

NURSES WEEK TRIBUTE: To a New Generation of Nurses

Nurses Week Special: The Path to Staff Appreciation

An Evidence-Based Approach to Nurses Week Celebrations

Creating a Healthy Workplace - Nurses Week: Is This What They Mean by Meaningful Recognition?

Humor Styles and Some Smiles for National Nurses Week

Visit our National Nurses Week page each day from May 6th to May 12th for details on offers such as:

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  • Free access to select Best Practice CE and JBI series CE
  • Free access to content in Clinical Update: Skin Cancer

Have a great week!

Sincerely,

Anne Dabrow Woods, MSN, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC
Chief Nurse
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Lisa M. Bonsall, MSN, RN, CRNP
Clinical Editor
Lippincott's NursingCenter

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We are offering a 25% discount on all JBI books on Lippincott's Evidence-Based Practice Network for the entire week of May 6th to May 12th! Happy Nurses Week!

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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a rare neurologic disorder characterized by an acute increase in blood pressure, and by headaches, altered mental status, seizures, and visual loss. Early recognition of the signs and symptoms can prevent permanent neurologic disability. Take some time to read Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome: A Case Study.
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Irritable bowel syndrome is frustrating and debilitating for patients, and management of this disorder is a challenge for healthcare providers. Review pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment by exploring Meeting the Challenge of IBS.
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The aim of the study is to provide insight into the initial experience in practice. This study provides information about the challenges particular to these participants and general implications for improving nursing practice. Be sure to read RESEARCH CORNER: Newly Licensed Nurses: A Look at Their First 18 Months.
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An integral part of an advanced practice nursing student's education is to partner with a clinical preceptor. Learn how to develop strategies to foster a positive mentoring experience by reading Strategies for Success as a Clinical Preceptor.
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The FDA has issued a new warning and contraindication concerning the concurrent use of the direct renin inhibitor aliskiren (including Tekturna, Tekturna HCT, Amturnide, Tekamlo, Valturna) with ACE inhibitors or ARBs in patients with diabetes or renal impairment. These drug combinations are contraindicated in patients with diabetes and should be avoided in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment (glomerular filtration rate of less than 60 mL/min).

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