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Artificial intelligence in nursing

Practical implementation in clinical settings. Editor's note: This is an early release of a web exclusive article for the January 2022 issue of American Nurse...

Innovating during a pandemic

An on-site makerspace leads to quick solution experimentation and implementation. Takeaways: Nurses have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic in inventive ways. Creating a culture of...

FDA issues caution for robot-assisted mastectomy

On Feb. 28, the FDA issued a caution for robot-assisted mastectomy, noting that it has not cleared or approved any robotically-assisted surgical device based...

Avoiding iatrogenic opioid dependency and addiction

Assessment, empathy, and nonpharmacologic options are effective strategies. Takeaways: Pain perception is multifactorial and includes somatic and medical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, social, and motivation factors. ...

Myeloproliferative neoplasms

Nursing assessment, symptom management, and patient education Takeaways: Myeloproliferative neoplasms are rare progressive hematological cancers. Although symptom burden is high, medical care is focused on...

Reducing healthcare violence using community policing-based security strategies

A ‘safe neighborhood’ program protects staff. Takeaways: Community policing-based security strategies in healthcare organizations focus on trust, training, and technology and treat each unit or...

Rapid health technology assessments

Introduction to a process that aids value chain decisions. Takeaways: Rapid health technology assessments (R-HTA) are focused systematic reviews of evidence for using biologicals, drugs,...

Advance care planning across the care continuum

Nurses can play an active role in engaging patients and families in helpful conversations. Takeaways Nurses are in a unique position to promote advanced care...

Caring for adult patients with obesity in primary care

Evidence-based interventions are key for successful outcomes. Editor’s note: This is a web exclusive article for the October 2021 issue of American Nurse Journal.  Obesity is...

We are how we sleep

What nurses need to know about social determinants of health and sleep. Takeaways: Sleep is a necessary and complex physiological function. Social determinants of health...

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