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Letters to the Editor – June 2008

Choose your battles with physicians wisely   “Don’t tolerate disruptive physician behavior” (March) really hit home. When I started on a cardiothoracic stepdown unit a year...

Letters to the Editor – May 2008

Dimensions of pain distraction I read with applause "Assessing the seven dimensions of pain" in the February issue. I work in a large teaching institution...

Letters to the Editor – April 2008

Letters to the Editor - April 2008

Letters to the Editor – March 2008

A glimpse into what matters I wanted to give you an update on Mark, the young man in my article, “The freeing force of laughter”...

Letters to the Editor – February 2008

Lack of evidence-based care for spinal cord injuries In your September article “Cervical spine injuries: Preserving function, improving outcomes,” the author describes as “aggressive care”...

Letters to the Editor – November 2007

A timely expression of support “Being with dying” in the September issue was timely for my staff and me. I am an RN Unit manager...

Letters to the Editor – September 2007

I am a professional I am appalled by the letter to the editor in the July issue regarding educational requirements for nurses. The fact that...

Letters to the Editor – August 2007

Readers weigh in on the image of nursing I applaud Shelley Cohen for her article “The image of nursing” in the May issue. I’ve been...

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...