Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor – July 2007

Oversight not needed As a recent graduate of a nurse practitioner (NP) program, I appreciated your article “Retail-based clinics: New option for nurses” in the March issue. You provided a good overview of the scope...

Letters to the Editor – June 2007

Float or be fired? The February article “Protecting yourself from malpractice claims” states, “Don't accept assignments if you're not sure you're competent to perform them.” How does a nurse refuse assignments without getting fired? At...

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 “Using our gold mine to compensate for...

Letters to the Editor – April 2007

Provocative cover art? Although I’m impressed with the overall quality of your publication, the cover of your February issue (“Heart disease: A woman’s worst enemy”) surprised me. Was a topless woman the best image you...

Letters to the Editor – March 2007

Personal experience with “Last breath” I found the article “Last breath: The ethics of pharmacologic paralysis” in the January issue to be very interesting. I used to think it would be scary to die from...
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Letters to the Editor – February 2007

Talkin’ ’bout my generation I’m impressed with your journal. I’ve enjoyed reading many of the articles—for example, the one about helping nurses of different generations work together effectively (“Managing the multigenerational nursing staff,” December). I’m...
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Letters to the Editor – January 2007

Casualties of war My mother read “Nursing Care on the Battlefield” in the November issue with great interest. As an Army Nurse in World War II, she knows all too well the casualties of war. She...
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Letters to the Editor – December 2006

Where’s the support for work-injured nurses? Congratulations on your premier issue. The article “Cultivating personal courage” is a wonderful encouragement for working nurses. How­-ever, it’s missing a voice for nurses who are victims of the...

Letters to the Editor – Novenber 2006

A new standard I just received your premier issue, and WOW! I found the different perspective, lively editorial style, and timely topics quite pleasing. It’s funny. I just participated in a telephone survey about nursing journals,...