September 2014 Vol. 9 No. 9

Blood test to diagnose depression

Researchers have developed a blood test to diagnose major depression in adults and to measure the effects of cognitive-based therapy.…

Bonding over body image

For many college students, the ever-present pressure to be thin has trumped the goal of being healthy. Females face body-image…

Cancer survivorship

Cancer survivorship refers to the entire process of living with, through, and beyond cancer. A person is considered a cancer…

Developing a sling management system

To avoid injuring their patients and themselves, healthcare providers must get in the habit of using safe patient handling and…

Developing shared governance leaders

To obtain Magnet® recognition, hospitals must have structures and processes in place that ensure nurses participate in shared decision making.…
pamela cipriano president ana

From your ANA President

This month, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of a group of federal programs that have helped shape the face of…
roe vs. wade

Headlines from Hill

Over the past year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has reviewed political races across the country and met with candidates…

Health, safety, & wellness

In an era of healthcare reform, organizations are beginning to implement interprofessional team-based care as a strategy to deliver high-quality…

Issues up close

Risky or excessive alcohol use is common, expensive, and underrecognized as a significant public health problem. It’s also not addressed…

New exam for identifying concussion

A study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine reports that a new test, Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening (VOMS), was 90%…

Prepare to care for patients of size

To avoid injuring their patients and themselves, healthcare providers must get in the habit of using safe patient handling and…

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