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AJN On the Web

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: October 2012 - Volume 112 - Issue 10 - p 21
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000421017.64287.45
AJN On the Web

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  • Read “Best Care at Lower Cost: New IOM Report Spotlights Crucial Role of Nurses” for a thoughtful post by Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN, describing a major new report on cutting costs and reenvisioning our overly complex health care system (
  • Miss Michelle Obama's convention speech? Check out “Michelle Obama: Health Care Reform the ‘Right Thing to Do’ ” and watch the accompanying video (
  • Why does domestic violence screening appear to be ineffective? Perhaps because it's not enough to just screen. Read “Domestic Violence Screening: Why the Rush to Dismiss It?” by clinical managing editor Karen Roush (
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“Now if we could just screen for adverse childhood experiences, maybe we could prevent getting into those [intimate partner violence] relationships in the first place!” “Some surgeons require the pending patient to see a therapist of some kind before [bariatric] surgery. As in plastic surgery, many people expect miraculous changes in their entire life, their happiness, and so on.” “IT can frequently get caught up in ‘completing’ their initial work, but the feedback after go-live is sometimes the most valuable.”

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  • Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the October issue.
  • Behind the article:
    • Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with Legal Clinic column coordinator Edie Brous about her new three-part series on professional licensure.
    • Clinical managing editor Karen Roush speaks with two of the authors of the CE feature, “Celiac Disease: A Medical Puzzle.”
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