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Supporting our children’s access to quality health care and our nurses

A Congresswoman who's also a nurse describes her efforts to improve children's access to healthcare coverage.

Touch of kindness

Helping a little victim of sexual assault brings a profound realization.
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What you must know about minors and informed consent

Our expert, Mable H. Smith, PhD, JD, RN explains the subtleties of informed consent when your patient is a minor.

Take Note – April 2007

A monthly round-up of clinical, practice, and career news, updates, and alerts.
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Take Note – March 2007

Previous hospital-room occupants may spread MRSA and VRE The risk of acquiring methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infections increases if the prior...

Precautionary approach guides ANA’s thimerosal policy

ANA's position statement on thimerosol-containing vaccines emphasizes a precautionary approach.
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Take Note – December 2006

CDC recommends HIV screening for everyone New recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call for routine human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening...
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Take Note – November 2006

American Diabetes Association releases food guidelines for specific medical categories “When you’re talking about diabetes, there is no ‘one size fits all’ diet,” said Ann...
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Take Note – October 2006

CDC recommends annual flu shots for children ages 2 to 4 For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is endorsing...

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For Nurse Practitioners

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Cup of Coffee Can Lessen Gestational Diabetes Risk

Pregnant mothers concerned about being able to safely enjoy their morning cup of coffee should be reassured by a recent University of Pennsylvania study...