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Wildfires: Implications for nurses

Wildfire smoke can travel hundreds of miles from its source, resulting in poor air quality. Exposure to poor air quality has been associated with health risks. Nurses should be knowledgeable about such risks to provide appropriate care and education in affected communities.

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Rising US pregnancy-related deaths

The US is the only developed country in the world with rising maternal mortality. This article discusses factors that contribute to this rise, disparities in maternal mortality, and steps nurses can take to help reverse this worsening trend.

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Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care: A guide for nurses

This article aims to bring awareness to healthcare professionals who work with families, parents, guardians, and other caregivers about the benefits and availability of Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care for patients.

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Laura's last wish

Nurses are mediators and advocates for patients. The author shares how he advocated for his mother-in-law to make sure her advance directive was followed despite disagreements with her healthcare team.

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