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American Journal of Nursing: February 2012 - Volume 112 - Issue 2 - p 22
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000411170.33622.43
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  • Read “Second Chances” by Marcy Phipps, RN, for an insightful post about a nurse who remembers her own “fearless” youth while treating a young girl who's been in a car accident (
  • Catching up on some reading? Check out “Top 10 (New) AJN Posts of 2011,” by AJN senior editor Jacob Molyneux, for our most popular posts of the past year (
  • Do you ever feel like you know too much? Read “Health Care Work and Hypochondria: When Knowledge Equals Fear” by AJN associate editor Amy M. Collins (
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“Nurses are powerful people. Our voices need to be heard.” “Living is definitely a worthy goal to strive toward!” “So many nurses diagnose themselves and treat themselves that by the time they get to the hospital they are sick indeed!” “I am not a proponent of sexual intercourse starting at 12, but as a public health nurse and feminist I know they are sexually active, and we are failing when it comes to educating them about sexuality, sex, gender equality, and healthy relationships.”

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  • Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the February issue.
  • Behind the article: Listen to a podcast with Susan A. Letvak, coauthor of this month's Original Research article, “Nurses' Presenteeism and Its Effects on Self-Reported Quality of Care and Costs,” and with Donna Sabella, author of AJN's new column, Mental Health Matters.
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