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AJN, American Journal of Nursing: April 2016 - Volume 116 - Issue 4 - p 13
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000482125.76984.fd
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“Always take the time [to listen at the bedside]. You might be the only one who does all day.” “I feel it's part of a successful career to help develop the colleagues who will eventually replace me.” “There will always be more to do. Taking the time to ‘be’ with [a patient] can be so fulfilling…. I still think about some of our conversations to this day.”

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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
    • Deborah Greenawald, coauthor of “An Investigation into the Health-Promoting Lifestyle Practices of RNs.”
    • Karen Murray, coauthor of “Journey of Excellence: Implementing a Shared Decision-Making Model.”
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