The most commonly reported contributing factors were misreading the label, confusion regarding the units of measurement, and incorrect dosing information received from a health-care provider.
Practitioners must innovate to ensure primary care practices stay relevant as alternative health settings emerge.
Black youth experience higher rates of obesity and obesity-related diseases compared with white youth.
Practice improvement projects not only benefit the bottom line, they contribute to employee satisfaction and staff retainment.
School nurses play vital roles in increasing seizure awareness educators and care managers.
Educating parents on the importance of healthy diet, and how to read nutrition labels, can help reduce the high intake of added sugars in kids' diets.
An express clinic implemented in the ED can help bridge the gap to primary care after acute asthma exacerbations.
New and experienced nurse practitioners alike have opportunities to advocate for better policies at the federal, state, and federal level.
New HPV and meningitis B vaccines offer better protection for adolescents.
Evidence-based interventions needed to create wellness cultures and encourage healthy behavior change in NPs.
More efforts are needed to develop leadership and infrastructure to support acute-care nurse practitioners.
Primary care clinicians should look for signs of mental illness in their adolescent patients, especially among those who are bullied.
The follow-up pathway utilizes trigger reports, tracking spreadsheets, and educational materials to improve patient satisfaction.
Even after being contacted about the results of their test by a community nurse, more than 40% of patients did not seek out treatment.
Self-assessments, behavioral interview preparation, and networking are just three techniques that can be used in search strategy that yields benefits NPs on the hunt for their next job.
A new pilot program that leverages the community and technology may help ease the preceptor shortage problem.
Nurse practitioners urged to call on federal and state policymakers to ensure children have the health coverage they need.
While not statistically significant, participants who noted they had received the HPV vaccine also reported that they used condoms without fail at every sexual encounter.
Post-discharge phone calls have the potential to improve compliance with and understanding of hospital discharge instructions.
Clinicians should educate families about insulin omission as a weight-reduction strategy in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes.