Journal of Nursing
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When the Nurse is a Bully

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --   It was the end of my shift, and I listened as one of my co-workers was being hassled over the phone for the second time that day. The computer wouldn’t release a patient record, and a nurse in another department was blaming her.

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Demand Growing for Giving Birth at Home

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --When Kelly Brown gave birth three years ago, she labored for 22 hours, much of the time hooked up to an IV line that restricted her movement. Repeatedly offered pain medication she did not want, she narrowly avoided getting a Caesarean section.

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Need Sleep? Stay Out of the Hospital

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --  During nursing school, I remember my first clinical instructor initiating us into one of the paradoxical truths of health care: “You don’t come to the hospital to sleep.”

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When Nurses Make Mistakes

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) --Last year, a Seattle nurse named Kim Hiatt committed suicide. Ms. Hiatt’s death came nearly seven months after she had given an unintended overdose to an infant heart patient, a medical error that was said to have contributed to the child’s death days later.

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Health Insurers Making Record Profits as Many Postpone Care

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- The nation’s major health insurers are barreling into a fourth year of record profits, enriched in recent months by a lingering recessionary mind-set among Americans who are postponing or forgoing medical care.

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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