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August 2009 - Volume 109 - Issue 8
pp: 9-72

Post–Breast Cancer Lymphedema: Part 2

Fu, Mei R.; Ridner, Sheila H.; Armer, Jane

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 109(8):34-41, August 2009.

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Creator: Shawn Kennedy and Christine Moffa
Duration: 5:33
AJN The American Journal of Nursing August 2009, Volume 109, Issue 8;
Editorial director Shawn Kennedy and clinical editor Christine Moffa present the highlights of the August issue of AJN, including a continuing education article, Post-Breast Cancer Lymphedema: Part 2, which discusses risk reduction and management of this complication from treatment; a feature article with historic photos discussing how AJN didn’t report on the role of German nurses during the holocaust (also check out an interview with the author in our podcasts); “lessons learned” by a school of nursing who provided primary care to hurricane evacuees following Hurricane Katrina; an update on recommendations to use hemoglobin A1c levels as a diagnostic tool for diabetes; a review of a recent article evaluating the evidence behind frequency of patient turning to prevent pressure ulcers. Of special note: podcasts featuring an interview with and the music of Liyana, the young Zimbabwean musicians with disabilities who recently toured the United States.
Creator: Jim Stubenrauch
Duration: 20:59
AJN The American Journal of Nursing August 2009, Volume 109, Issue 8;
AJN senior editor James Stubenrauch interviews Mary Deane Lagerwey, PhD, RN, author of “The Third Reich, Nursing, & AJN,” which appears the August issue. Lagerwey conducted an historical analysis of AJN’s coverage of events in Europe during the Nazi era and in the postwar years, comparing it with that of other popular and professional publications. She found that AJN failed to report on the complicity of German nurses in the Holocaust and that, in the interest of promoting international cooperation and an image of nursing unity, AJN shirked its duty to hold German nurses accountable. In the interview, she discusses the relevance of such historical analysis to the current debate on the role of nursing during wartime.