Journal of Nursing
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The War Against Nurses

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- For registered nurse Jessica Bergerman, it was a "normal" morning shift at the high-risk psychiatric unit in Quincy, Mass., where she worked: just three staff members, including herself, responsible for the entire floor. Once again, Bergerman found herself assigned to a patient held at the facility after threatening to kill his girlfriend. 

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99% of Hospitals Report Drug Shortages

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Two new surveys give a snapshot of how bad the drug-shortage problem has become.  The Institute for Safe Medication Practices has called the recent rash of shortages “unprecedented. Today, the American Hospital Association and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists reported what their members are saying. 

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Russian Roulette With Birth Defect Meds

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Many women inconsistently take their birth control pills even when taking drugs that can cause birth defects, according to a new study. Researchers found inconsistent use of oral contraceptives among a worrisome 40 percent of women taking birth control pills along with so-called "Category X" medications. 

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Going Offline Is As Hard As Quitting Drinking or Smoking

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- The majority of people feel upset and lonely when they are deprived of access to the internet, according to consumer research.  

A new study has revealed that 53 per cent feel upset when denied access and 40 per cent feel lonely if they are unable to go online.

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I Choose Sanity Over Sex

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- I'm a fan of Sasha Grey. She's inspired a lot of my photographic work. I also like her because she seems to have a great sense of humor (in one of her movies she has sex with a man in a bear-mascot costume). I must have some, too, to deal with my peculiar dilemma. 

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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