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The Cost of Caring

Julie Givens RN, BSN Cynthia Bain MSN, RN, CNE

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Nurses care for individuals when they are most vulnerable and often serve as emotional outlets. It is this deep caring that can lead to nurses becoming burnt out or developing vicarious traumatization, secondary traumatic stress, or compassion fatigue. Awareness of these phenomena and methods of prevention needs to be increased throughout the profession. This includes teaching nursing students as they begin having interactions with patients in the clinical setting. Cont'd

Love in the ICU

Brynn Knibbe, RN, BSN, CCRN

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the love I have witnessed between people during my time as an ICU nurse Cont'd

Cultural Diversity

Elizabeth Shiferaw

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Cultural Diversity plays a very important role and will continue to play an even greater role as we move into a more diversified world. We live in an era of constant change and transformation, which in return paves the way for cultural transparency. The U.S. population consists of members from different racial and ethnic groups and depending on their geographical location, they can either be more or less concentrated. Cont'd

Diabetes Insipidus

Karen Resseguie-Vickstrom, BSN, BBA, MBA (current DNP student)

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ABSTRACT: Diabetes Insipidus (DI) is a deficiency response to the antidiuretic hormone (ADH) also known as vasopressin. There are two types of vasopressin (V) receptors known as V1 and V2 in which the V1 receptors located in the vascular smooth muscles cause vasoconstriction whereas V2 receptors located on the tubular cells of the cortical collecting duct control the reabsorption of water via the kidneys. DI effects the renal mechanisms of the water reabsorption which is particularly imperative for maintaining body fluid osmolality. Edification that medication management is available in conjunction with readily accessible liquids at all times to replenish the enormous losses that occur through urination in addition to enforcement that this disease can easily turn to life threatening if not managed properly. PURPOSE STATEMENT: The principle of this article is to aide nurses and advanced specialty nurses in providing educational awareness to parents whom have a child with Diabetes Insipidus as it correlates with an insufficient response to the antidiuretic hormone (ADH). Cont'd

Abnormal Gait in Toddlers

Author: Karen Resseguie-Vickstrom BSN, BBA, MBA (current DNP student)

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Disorders of the skeletal system can develop as a result of abnormal growth and development due to hereditary or congenital abnormalities (Grossman, 2013). Three possible diagnosis that could result in a three year old child that is having a noted abnormal gait is Torsional Deformities, Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip and Legg-Calveʹ-Perthes disease. Cont'd

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