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Nancy M. Albert, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, is a Director, Nursing Research and Innovation Nursing Institute Clinical Nurse Specialist at George M. and Linda H. Kaufman Center for Heart Failure, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
Cherrie Bowen, BSN, MBA, RN, is an Associate Director, Perioperative Education, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Second Opinion columns are coordinated by Kathleen Leask Capitulo and Heidi VonKoss Krowchuk. Dr. Capitulo can be reached via e-mail at: DrKatieRN@hotmail.com. Dr. Krowchuk can be reached via e-mail at: Heidi_Krowchuk@uncg.edu.