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AJN July Issue: Hepatitis Update, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Nursing's Blind Spots, More

On the cover of AJN‘s July issue is the 2015 logo for World Hepatitis Day, which takes place on July 28. About 400 million people around the globe live with viral hepatitis, a disease that kills 1.4 million people every year—approximately 4,000 a day. 390 more words

Nursing Perspective

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Gynecology

Category: Gynecology

Estrogens have been associated with gallbladder disease, jaundice, headache and chloasma (patchy brown facial pigmentation that may develop in pregnancy). Use during menopause may produce or uncover gallbladder disease. 13 more words


Diabetes Awareness

Dear Members,

This month we will be focusing on “Diabetes” as our education topic.

Approximately 1.1 million Australians are affected by diabetes.

280 Australians develop diabetes each day. 790 more words


Je ne parlais pas francais - Setting Goals for July

I glanced at her name.

“No English,” she announced. She read my mind.

“Francaise?” I asked.

Oui!” her eyes lit up.

Je suis une infermiere.. 416 more words



I am a registered nurse, and I don’t want to work in a clinical setting. 

I know that confession may sound odd since nurses and clinical setups always go together, or at least the concept of a nurse working outside that setting is foreign to almost everyone.  548 more words

Confessions Of A Reluctant Nurse

Making the most of my lunch break...

I noticed this week that there has been an interesting transition in my lunch-time experiences since becoming an adult and working full-time.  In high school and college, I was excited for meal times as a time to socialize.  168 more words


Poster Gallery

Here you can view the posters being presented at this year’s RIHSC Conference, and vote on which ones you think are the best.  Click on the links below to view the posters, then say which ones you like best in the comments at the bottom of this page. 96 more words