Talking to cancer survivors about dyspareunia and self-management

Nurses can help female cancer survivors by opening sensitive discussions with them about their sexuality and then addressing their concerns about painful vaginal penetration. Using the assessment tool presented here can help you individualize nursing interventions to improve each patient's quality of life.

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Panniculectomy: Perioperative nursing considerations

Although bariatric surgery often corrects obesity, it can leave patients with an overhanging apron of tissue, or abdominal pannus. Besides causing health problems, it can diminish patients' quality of life. Update your knowledge about caring for patients before, during, and after surgery to remove a large pannus.

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Lessons from a Visionary Leader: Inspirational Thoughts by Richard Hader, PhD, NE-BC, RN, CHE, CPHQ, FAAN

When Richard Hader first entered the offices of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to interview for the Editor-in-Chief position of Nursing Management journal, we knew right away we were gifted with a shining star in healthcare leadership.

Courage was a prominent theme in Rich's editorials--choosing courage over complacency, whether it's the courage to be creative, take risks, or sometimes even to say "no." It's our hope that these words offer you newfound courage and inspiration to reach even greater levels of leadership within your healthcare organizations.

A compilation of the best-loved excerpts from nearly a decade of monthly editorials that Richard wrote for Nursing Management as Editor-in-Chief, Lessons from a Visionary Leader is a must-have for all nurses. Treat yourself or a colleague to this inspirational book today!

Available in print copy or eBook on Nursing Center, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.