Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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Doctor-Bully Epidemic Jeopardizing Both Nurses And Patients

The doctor-bully epidemic is jeopardizing both nurses and patients. In news reports and hospital break rooms, stories abound of physicians berating nurses, hurling profanities, or even physically threatening or assaulting them.

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We Need More Nurses

A new survey conducted suggests the state may soon face a shortage of registered nurses as more and more baby boomers retire.The voluntary survey, was completed by nearly 53,000 registered nurses..

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CDC: More Than 1 In 8 Americans Infected With HIV Do Not Know It

More than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV – including about 156,300 who don’t realize it, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Baylor Grapevine Nurse Says Laughter Is The Best Medicine

Melissa Williams has a good prescription for helping her patients: this nurse loves clowning around.“It’s just in my heart,” said Williams. “Everybody deserves to laugh at least once a day.”

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Obesity Epidemic Means Greater Risk Of Injury For Nurses

As Baby Boomers get older and the American population gets heavier, nurses can face a higher risk for injury when moving patients. New equipment and training is keeping nurses and patients safe.

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Nurses To Surgeons, Cut The Music Please

An analysis of video footage shows that some operating theatre teams are negatively affected by background music, during surgery.

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How To Become A NICU Nurse

A neonatal nurse is a Registered Nurse (RN) that works in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and assesses, monitors, and cares for medically fragile newborns.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer