AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
AJN On the Web
AJN’s Web site, www.ajnonline.com, offers access to current and past issues (from 1900 on), podcasts, article collections, news alerts—and much more. Bookmark our blog, Off the Charts (http://ajnoffthecharts.com), to read frequent updates and share your thoughts on what you see in your nursing world. Join us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AJNfans), follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/AmJNurs), and be sure to download the new AJN app on your iPad.
WHAT WE'RE BLOGGING ABOUT
* Donna Sabella, a mental health nurse and AJN contributing editor, provides resources and tips for health care providers in “Post-Sandy Emotional Self-Care for Nurses and Others” (http://wp.me/prthD-3pZ).
* Marcy Phipps, BSN, RN, draws on her nursing experience in her response to the novel The English Patient in “The Patient with No Name: When Nursing Illuminates Literature” (http://wp.me/prthD-3pv).
* Read “Appreciating War-Time Nurses the World Over,” by Peggy McDaniel, BSN, RN, for a historical perspective on the one Australian nurse who survived the Radji Beach massacre in World War II (http://wp.me/prthD-3pl).
WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ON TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AND OUR BLOG
* “My job is hard enough in a stable and safe environment. I cannot imagine what the nurses at the front lines experience.” “Nurses are being robbed of the time they would like to spend with their patients, and patients are being robbed of quality care.” “Our nurses rode around on almost empty tanks and continued to provide care the rest of the week [following Hurricane Sandy] and beyond to the residents of Staten Island.… One nurse almost walked into a live wire. Some left their own devastated homes to see their patients.”
* Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the January issue.
* Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with
* Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, author of this month's Viewpoint, “Motivational Interviewing for Adolescent Obesity.”
* Brent Robert MacWilliams, Bonnie Schmidt, and Michael R. Bleich, authors of “Men in Nursing.”