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Legalization of marijuana and schizophrenia

The legalization of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes is a hot topic in many states. As a mother and healthcare professional, I feel...

Rehabilitation and patient injuries

Dear Editor: The elderly population are admitted to rehabilitation facilities after sustaining many different types of injuries and incidents such as falls, fractures, burns, or...

Letter to the Editor – Recognizing Heart Failure Symptoms Can Improve Patient Self-Management

Dear Editor: Authors Sharon Vincent and Karen Mutsch discuss the increased incidence of heart failure in Americans ,and that by improving self management will promote...

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Consider adoption You are skilled at the art of patience. You know you to give excellent care under pressure. You know how to...

Letters to the Editor – March 2009

Avoiding the dangers of I.V. phenytoin  As an infusion nurse specialist, I’d like to add some information to and clarify some points in “Phenytoin: Keep...

Letters to the Editor – January 2009

Why not a bachelor’s degree in 10? I agree that advanced education for RNs should be mandated, as described in “BSN in Ten” in the...

Letters to the Editor – December 2008

A glimmer of hope after breast cancer I want to thank Mary K. Hughes for her article “Sex after breast cancer: Helping your patient...

Letters to the Editor – November 2008

Easy and inexpensive   Thank you for Susan Fetzer’s excellent article, “Putting a stop to postop nausea and vomiting,” in the August  issue. One treatment that...

Letters to the Editor – October 2008

Novice nurses: Leading the way against nurse abuse  In the informative and timely article “No more nurse abuse” (July), John Murray points out that novice...

Letters to the Editor – August 2008

Nursing pins, nursing pride   I read the letter “Nursing school pin: Not for sale at any price” in your June issue with great interest. Like...