August 2011 - Volume 111 - Issue 8
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Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 4:24
AJN The American Journal of Nursing August 2011, Volume 111, Issue 8;
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy presents the highlights of the August 2011 issue of the American Journal of Nursing, which features two CE articles: one is a review article on prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women (part two in our series on postmenopausal women’s health), and the other is a case study of a person who died from colon perforation from a fecal impaction. Other articles include a piece on an innovative patient teaching project using a smart phone; description of a screening tool for osteoporosis; a look at children’s psychological and emotional recovery six years after Hurricane Katrina; the final installment of our Letters from Afghanistan series by army nurse Christopher Vanfosson, describing his transition home; a profile of a nursing CNO and hospital colleagues who have a rock band; plus News, Drug Watch, Reflections and more. Also, there are podcasts with authors Vanfosson and Karen Roush, author of the osteoporosis CE article.