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AJN On the Web

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: April 2013 - Volume 113 - Issue 4 - p 18
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000428735.54265.dd
AJN On the Web

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  • Read about an unexpected lesson a student nurse gives his instructor in “Well on His Way: A Nursing Professor's Humbling Experience,” by Martina Harris, EdD, RN (
  • Looking to get your paper published? Read “‘My Professor Said to Submit My Paper’ (We Hope They Also Told You This)” by editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy for some dos and don'ts in the submission process (
  • “Sometimes subtle signs trigger an instinctual foreboding that I've learned never to ignore,” writes Marcy Phipps, RN, in “Unanticipated Codes” (
  • Read “Youth with T1 Diabetes Not Meeting A1c Targets: What Can Nurses Do?” by Jeniece Trast, MA, RN, CDE, a clinical research nurse manager and certified diabetes educator, for some tips to help teenage patients achieve their goals (
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“It's never easy, but the ‘out of the blue’ losses stay with you a long time.” “Without nurses there would be no hospitals.” “I think one of the unintentional effects of the patient safety movement has been that hospitals focus only upon nationwide initiatives, ignoring institution-specific needs.” “It's easy to forget that mental illness does not exclude physical illness.

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  • Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the April issue.
  • Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with
    • Mary C. Vrtis, author of “Preventing and Responding to Acute Kidney Injury.”
    • Donna Sabella, author of “Where's the ‘Health’ in Mental Health?” in this month's Mental Health Matters.
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