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Burnout is becoming increasingly common in the health care profession. Indicators of burnout include feeling overworked, frustrated, emotionally drained, and less productive. Burnout leads to… (More)
Health care professionals are increasingly recognizing the importance of spiritual health as a precursor of physical health. As we emerge into the 21st century, we must place greater emphasis on… (More)
The literature endorses empowered nurses as essential to changing not only the nursing profession but also the current health care system. Nurse educators have embraced the concept of empowering… (More)
Inhalants are frequently the first mood-altering drugs used by children. They are popular because of peer influences, low cost, availability, and rapid mood-elevation effects. Inhalants cause a… (More)
Children and adolescents frequently experience stressful events such as moving to a new city, divorce of parents, or peer pressure. Parents may be unavailable or unable to model effective coping… (More)
There is an alarming increase in the number of children and adolescents inhaling chemicals for euphoric purposes. This trend merits serious concern, as abuse of inhalants can cause cardiac arrest,… (More)
The present study was undertaken to explicate findings of elevated blood potassiums (K+) among inpatient addiction treatment patients. A higher mean blood K+ level was established to exist for these… (More)
The course discusses different types of inhalants, the reasons for their abuse, and the types of individuals who commonly abuse them.
It is important that nurses have full access to information that would help them identify inhalant abuse. Nurses need to take the leadership in assessing clients, in educating health care… (More)