May 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 5

Be a coach for novice nurses

The transition from the educational setting to the practice setting can be intimidating. Make it easier by guiding novice nurses.

Celebrating the art and science of nursing

The day before undergoing lifesaving, high-risk surgery, a young woman sat with her fiancé by her side. The charge nurse, who learned that they wanted to tie the…
faculty shortfall nurse

Faculty shortfall

Helen O’Shea, PhD, RN, hasn’t retired completely from her role as a nurse educator, and that is very fortunate, for the number of nurse faculty is dwindling, with…

Letters to the Editor – May 2007

Show us the money I agree wholeheartedly with the idea of employing nurses in or near retirement to increase the size of the professional workforce, as suggested in…

New report reaffirms old concerns

In a new report, The National Toxicology Program (NTP) expressed ”serious concern” that diethylhexyl-phthalate (DEHP), a chemical used in medical devices, may affect male reproductive tract development and…

Six more hot drugs for today and beyond

These six drug profiles, along with the six in the March issue of American Nurse Today, bring you up to date on significant advances in drug therapy.

Touch of kindness

Helping a little victim of sexual assault brings a profound realization.

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