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Managing behavior in children with ASD

Karen Regan

karen.regan@childrenscolorado.org

Unfortunately, many of these children end up in the emergency department for these behaviors due to the lack of community mental health services. These crises visits often times result in unnecessary medications being prescribed for these problematic behaviors. Cont'd

Barriers to Patients Undergoing Methadone Maintenance Therapy

Ashley Giordano, Lindsay Harrington, Courtney Letourneau, Laura Smith, & Sara Vermouth

courtney.letourneau@my.mcphs.edu

Methadone maintenance therapy is one method utilized to combat opioid addiction and is an effective treatment in the abstinence from opiates. The purpose of this article is to communicate comprehensive information to healthcare providers about methadone as a medication, and the treatment guidelines of maintenance programs in the hopes of diminishing the stigma attached to methadone maintenance therapy. Through a comprehensive literature review, information regarding mechanism of action, maintenance therapy program guidelines, different barriers to treatment, and how to overcome these barriers were collected and reviewed. Cont'd

Why Do Nurses Eat Their Young?

Taylor Caron, Senior Nursing Student

tcaron@sjcme.edu

This article discusses issues related to new nurses regarding bullying and how the problem can be solved. Cont'd

When does treatment become a life sentence?

Michelle Terwilliger, BSN, MSCN,RN

Mterw24@gmail.com

This is an article based on patient's autonomy and dignity and the treatment process for those that have terminal illness. Cont'd

The Far Reaching Impact of a Child

Michelle Gosselin, RN, CEN

mgosselin329@roadrunner.com

Emergency care of pediatric patients leaves a deep impact to nurses career and lives. When these young lives are altered or end, how is the profession caring for the nurses left behind. This article explores the need for awareness and support during these trying times to return the nurse back to wellness. Cont'd

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