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AJN in February: Latino RNs in the U.S., Nurse Bullying, Hypoglycemia in Older Adults, More

On this month’s cover, nurse Sarah Carruth comforts a young patient at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. This photo is the second-place winner of… 571 more words


One Nursing Wish for the New Year

By Shawn Kennedy, AJN editor-in-chief

If there’s one universal complaint by nurses, it’s that there aren’t enough of them on a shift to provide the care their patients need. 479 more words

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Research: Nurses' Knowledge and Perception Toward Professional Burnout at Hospice Africa Uganda and Uganda Cancer Institute

Martha Nabadda, RN, BSN


Background: Globally, the nursing profession is mired in emotional exhaustion, denationalization and reduced personal accomplishment characterized by professional burnout. This study particularly sought to investigate the magnitude of burnout among  nurses who engage in oncology nursing and palliative care for patients with terminal illnesses. 137 more words


Message to Authors: Think. Check. Submit.

By Maureen Shawn Kennedy, AJN editor-in-chief

The above three words sum up the message of a new campaign to increase awareness among researchers and authors about predatory publishers—entities that take advantage of authors by unscrupulous practices that often leave the authors tied up in a contract and owing a large fee to publish in a journal that has little or no standing. 248 more words

Nursing Perspective

On Nursing Identity: What We Can Learn from African Nurses’ Oral Histories

 By Sylvia Foley, AJN senior editor

“I have chosen this profession and nobody can take it away from me.”—Sophie Makwangwala, study participant

In the summer of 2009, at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Quadren­nial Congress in Durban, South Africa, a small group met to discuss collaborating on joint history projects. 493 more words

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Editing a Journal: Not Bedside Nursing, But Still an Urgency to Get Things Right

By Maureen Shawn Kennedy, MA, RN, AJN editor-in-chief

‘Nurses practice based on what’s in the literature; we need editors who will draw lines and stand firm against publishing biased and inaccurate papers.’

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End-of-Life and Palliative Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) with Serious Illnesses (R01)

End-of-Life and Palliative Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) with Serious Illnesses (R01) Department of Health and Human Services – National Institutes of Health… 394 more words