Whether because of more consistent reporting, or because of an actual increase, the stats on violence against nurses in the workplace continue to rise. Are you one of the one in four nurses (a number seen in some recent media reports) who have experienced violence in the workplace?
In yesterday's New York Times, Jane Brody wrote, "A diagnosis of cancer can tie the tongues of friends and family members or prompt them to utter inappropriate, albeit well-meaning, comments." What do you think is unhelpful (or harmful) to say to someone with cancer?
We recommend this new collection of beautifully written essays by or about nursing or health care from AJN’s popular monthly Reflections column. Some wonderful patient and family voices are here as well.
Why do some overweight and obese people remain metabolically healthy? See our December issue for original research on this topic, plus an overview of preventing contrast-induced acute kidney injury, guidance on helping family caregivers learn to administer injections, and much more. wp.me/p7sy0l-6d4
The 2017 Nurse Faculty Scholars/AJN Mentored Writing Awards is an annual program to promote mentorship and develop scholarly writing skills among nurses. Submit by April 1. For details: [ Bit.ly Link ]