July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

A conversation with Rep. Lois Capps

Over the past several months, I’ve written extensively about the importance of nurses increasing their political advocacy to protect health care…
Acute cardiac tamponade

Acute cardiac tamponade

Martin Pace, a 65-year-old man, is admitted with an inferior wall ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and receives a permanent pacemaker…

Advantages of a nursing shortage

Since the day I became a nurse, it seems there’s been a nursing shortage. No matter where you practice, everybody talks…

ANA News

ANA elects board, committee members Eligible voting members at ANA’s Membership Assembly elected four members to the nine-member board of…
neonatal mri system

FDA clears first neonatal MRI system

On July 20, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Embrace Neonatal MRI System, the first magnetic resonance imaging…

Helping Dave lose weight

Key takeways The Modified 5As framework, combined with the Transtheoretical Model (TTM), guides nurses to provide patient-centered, collaborative weight-loss counseling…

In Brief

ANCC awards first National Healthcare Disaster Certifcation™ The new American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Healthcare Disaster Certification™ is the…

In pursuit of a good night’s rest

Good sleep quality is essential for overall health and well-being. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), via the Sleep…

Is there a right to medical care?

Bridging gaps through familiarity, kindness, and acceptance To even begin to answer the question—“Is there a right to medical care?”—one…

New tool for detecting concussion

Researchers have developed a new tool for detecting concussion, according to a study in the European Journal of Neuroscience, although more…
psychiatric nursing plant a tree

Plant a tree

“Years ago, someone planted a tree that provides shade for us today,” said Barbara Jones Warren, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FNAP,…

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