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Are we doing enough to help patients avoid the progression of chronic kidney disease?

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What do the evolution of the nursing profession and improvements in patient safety have to do with each other?

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Nurses and Patient Safety: Parallel Histories

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In this month's issue, we talked with Ann Burgess, recently named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, about her career working with victims of trauma and abuse.

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Ann Burgess: Forensic Nursing Pioneer

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C.E. QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

Glucose appears in the urine when the amount of glucose in the filtrate exceeds the kidney tubules’ ability to reabsorb it. This occurs at levels above about

a. 140 to 160 mg/dL.
b. 180 to 200 mg/dL.
c. 220 to 240 mg/dL.

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Each family responds to a loved one's final days in a particular way. [ Wp.me Link ] #nursing

Nursing Stories: Celebrating a Family Matriarch's Life as Death Approaches

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As we hear about those who persisted against steep odds, here are some voices from recent and past AJN issues, including a 1910 article by Booker T. Washington. #nursing #TheyPersisted #BlackHistoryMonth

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Black History in AJN: From Booker T. Washington To Today's Influential Voices

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All nurses are at some point faced with situations that challenge their values. How can nurses respond to the resulting moral distress? How can organizations do more to support nurses in facing such situations? #bioethics #nursing

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Defending Against Moral Distress

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C.E. QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

Which of these statements about intimate partner violence is accurate?

a. Women are at a greater risk for injury after they leave an abusive relationship.

b. The laws regarding mandated reporting of abuse are consistent nationwide.

c. Most women who experience intimate partner violence aren't able to make appropriate choices regarding their safety and that of...
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#AJNquoteoftheweek #digitalfast #unplugging Social media and the Internet induce a stressful state of reactivity in many of us, perhaps especially lately. Do you ever unplug, how do you do it, and what's the effect?
Powerful NYT Opinionator article on hospice nursing by Theresa Brown, who writes AJN's 'What I'm Reading' column.

Finding the Meaning of Death in a Concert Hall

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"One day, while I was in mid-rant, my 21-year-old daughter finally said, 'Mom, you need to imagine other people complexly.'” From strong new post on encountering traditional strengths built into cultures that can support more healthy lives. Includes excellent video.

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Culture as a Key to Health

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To examine practices for addressing moral distress, a collaborative project was developed by the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, the American Journal of Nursing, and the Journal of Christian Nursing, along with the American Association of Critical-Ca...

A Collaborative State of the Science Initiative

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C.E. QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

Kidney damage usually presents as

a. hypercalcemia.
b. albuminuria.
c. hypokalemia.

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What's it like to work as a public health nurse, often with patients who are near the end of life, while your baby's due date approaches?

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