June 2012 Vol. 7 No. 6

ana nurse world

ANA pays it forward

I am an organizational junkie with no apologies. As many of you know, I started my political activism in nursing when I served as president of the National…

FDA approves Perjeta for late-stage breast cancer

On June 8, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Perjeta (pertuzumab), a new anti-HER2 therapy, to treat patients with HER2-positive late-stage breast cancer. Read more.

Nurses at House of Delegates shape ANA’s direction

Nurses participating in the American Nurses Association’s House of Delegates (HOD) took action to update and streamline governance of the association to more quickly address pressing issues and…

Quiz Time

Which of the following is an advantage of a dry-suction chest drainage system? a. Lower levels of suction pressure b. Variable bubbling, which indicates proper functioning c. A…

Readers Respond

More on civility I have rarely responded with a note to the editor, but just want to thank you for the excellent article in the May issue entitled…

Study: Too much vitamin D harmful

A study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism found that both too little and too much vitamin D can increase mortality. Read more.
SWAT nursing specialty

SWAT nursing: A unique specialty

What does SWAT stand for? So Where Are They? Smart, Witty, and Talented? Smiling, Willing, Able, Technical? (more…)

Unpacking the pounds that weigh you down

How long have you dreamed of losing weight and keeping it off—of what it would feel like to be healthier and have more energy for your nursing job…

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