Journal of Nursing
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The Plastic Surgery Boom For Those in Golden Years

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- At age 83, Marie Kolstad has a rich life. She works full time as a property manager and keeps an active social calendar, busying herself with 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

But one thing needed improvement, she decided: her figure. At her age, she said, “your breasts go in one direction and your brain goes in another.” So on July 22, Ms. Kolstad, a widow who lives in Orange County, Calif., underwent a three-hour breast lift with implants, which costs about $8,000.

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High Tech Robot With 24 Fingers Washes Hair of Elderly At Hospitals

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- It may look like a glorified salon chair, but a new Japanese hair-washing robot replicates the dexterous touch of a human hand to care for the locks of the elderly and the infirm.

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Why I Refuse To Text Message

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) – Three years ago I received a text message that read: “Do you have time to network with me?” Naturally, the text was unsigned. In lieu of a signature, I was provided a New York City phone number, which I did not recognize.

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Yale School of Nursing To Offer Doctor Of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Beginning in the fall of 2012, Yale University School of Nursing (YSN) will offer a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree.

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Switching Patients From IV To Pills Could Save Millions

SAUSALITO, CA (ASRN.ORG) -- Switching hospitalized patients able to take medication by mouth from intravenous to pill forms of the same drugs could safely save millions of dollars a year, new research suggests.

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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