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AJN On the Web

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: December 2012 - Volume 112 - Issue 12 - p 19
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000423496.85027.a6
AJN On the Web

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  • Nurses clearly care about what they wear. Check out “White Uniforms for Nurses? The ‘Nays’ Have It…,” by editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy, and let us know what you think (
  • Read “Individualized A1c Targets for Type 2 Diabetes,” by Jane Seley, a diabetes NP at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Hospital in New York City, for an overview of the joint position statement from the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes on managing hyperglycemia in people with type 2 diabetes (
  • A nurse's unease about organ donation is expressed in the thoughtful post, “Can't Even Think About It: An ICU Nurse's Personal Taboo, ” by Marcy Phipps, RN (
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“I enjoyed wearing fun prints, but solid colors look more professional. ” “I am a nurse writer. By identifying myself as a nurse when I write health-related articles I am saying that my writing is grounded in science instead of health hype, which many ‘healthcare’ writers write about. ” “If the license is lapsed from non-renewal, then the nurse is not currently registered, so using that title could be a problem.”

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  • Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the December issue.
  • Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with Meredeth A. Rowe, coauthor of the article, “Missing Incidents in Community-Dwelling People with Dementia.”
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