Journal of Nursing
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More Men Trading Overalls for Nursing Scrubs

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- In 2007, Kurt Edwards figured he would be stacking and racking 80-pound boxes of dog food and celery in the back of a grocery store for the rest of his working life. And he was fine with that.

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The Nurse Practitioner Will See You Now

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- When Melanie Klein needed a vaccination recently to attend community college, she had few affordable options. She is a German citizen working as a live-in nanny for a Westchester family and says she has only emergency health coverage.

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And the Doula Makes Four

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Like any other conscientious, organic-fruit-buying expectant mother, Pamela Myers knew what she wanted from her childbirth experience. And, as is the case with growing numbers of women, that meant hiring a doula — the word means “servant” in Greek — to help during labor.

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Should Patients Read the Doctor

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Their request seemed simple enough: the patient and his wife, both in their 70s, wanted a copy of what I’d written in their medical file. During their visit, I had watched them refer to a well-thumbed collection of doctors’ notes and medication lists, so when they asked for a copy of my note just before leaving, I assumed it would simply be added to the others.

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Lighter Load for Nurses May Aid Patients

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- A state law in California requires hospitals to maintain certain minimal levels of nurses on duty. Now a study suggests that the requirement may be saving lives.

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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