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Environmental Health and Issues

  • Creator:   American Journal of Nursing
  • Updated:   4/21/2022
  • Contains:  21 items
Environmental health intersects with the work of nursing in every setting. Issues addressed in this collection include air pollution, tainted water, industrial waste, carbon emissions, fracking, oil spills, and climate change. These articles provide the evidence to help nurses assess risk to individual patients and to our communities.
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CE: Environments & Health: Chemicals in the Home That Can Exacerbate Asthma

Polivka, Barbara J.; Huntington-Moskos, Luz; Folz, Rodney; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 122(5):34-39, May 2022.

Nurses and Climate Action

Cook, Cara; Demorest, Shanda L.; Schenk, Elizabeth

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(4):54-60, April 2019.

Nursing Practice and Particulate Matter Exposure

Castner, Jessica; Polivka, Barbara J.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(8):52-56, August 2018.

The Great London Smog of 1952

Polivka, Barbara J.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(4):57-61, April 2018.

Climate Change and Mental Health

Trombley, Janna; Chalupka, Stephanie; Anderko, Laura

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(4):44-52, April 2017.

Tainted Water on Tap: What to tell patients about preventing illness from drinking water.

Chalupka, Stephanie

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 105(11):40-52, November 2005.

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