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Springing into action: How one procedural area kept working during COVID-19

As COVID-19 hit Georgia in early March 2020, Emory University System made the difficult decision to stop all surgeries and procedures unless they were...
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Reader Feedback: March 2019

Supporting veterans with substance use disorder Veterans are considered to be highly affected by the increased amount of pressure put on them…while in combat. One...
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Reader Feedback, January 2019

THIS IS WHERE we share some of the comments, insights, and thoughts we receive from readers. Contact us at myamericannurse.com/send-letter-editor. Nasogastric tube misplacement In the November...
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Reader Feedback, December 2018

THIS IS WHERE we share some of the comments, insights, and thoughts we receive from readers. Contact us at myamericannurse.com/send-letter-editor. Nurse suicide I would like to...
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Reader feedback, November 2018

This is where we share some of the comments, insights, and thoughts we receive from readers. Contact us at myamericannurse.com/send-letter-editor. Nurse suicide I am writing to...

Our Readers Respond — More on preventing medication errors

After reading this article (“Preventing medication errors by empowering patients”), I felt pleased that safety measures have been elevated regarding administering medication to hospital patients. I do agree...

Our Readers Respond — Nurse staffing and the patient experience

I found this article (“Nurse staffing and patient experience outcomes: A close connection”) by Nell Buhlman very interesting and logical. I believe that a...

Our Readers Respond – Human trafficking

The article “Human trafficking: Preparing for a unique patient population” by Cheryl Green in the January 2016 issue of the American Nurse Today was...
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America needs a culture change

My name is Chad Allen and I am a psychiatric nurse who works with the geriatric population. As a psychiatric nurse, I have seen...
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Some thoughts on addiction

By Donna Greenwood, MSN, RN I recently wrote a posting related to nurses caring for patients with addictions in response to a Facebook posting exchange....

Our readers repond

  October 5, 2015 In response to: Understanding the Charge Nurse’s Role in Staffing (September, 2015) Dear Editor: The American Nurses Association (ANA) beautifully outlined principles of how...

Nurse leaders and change

As a graduate nursing student, the article “Releasing our attachments to the past” (September 2015) really inspired me to take a closer look at...

Our Readers Respond

More about moral pitfalls “Conscience, legalism, and the clash of rights” provided an excellent discussion of some of the ethical and moral pitfalls facing nurses...