Category Archives: Nursing

On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Nursing ethics in the context of assisted dying

Guest Editor: Settimio Monteverde From Nursing Ethics This special issue of Nursing -Ethics explores different perspectives and possible future directions of  nursing in the context of assisted dying. There is a need for a deeper analysis from the perspective of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Transgender Students

From The Journal of School Nursing Throughout the United States, there has been a rise in public discourse about transgender people and transgender issues. Much of this attention stems from passed and proposed anti-LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight:  Informing Health Policy

Article title:  Informing Health Policy Decision Makers: A Nebraska Scope of Practice Case Study From Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice The national shortage of primary care providers in the US is an ongoing challenge to health-care access and quality. It … Continue reading

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Patient Safety Awareness Week- A selection of free articles from SAGE Journals

The 13th – 19th March 2016 marks Patient Safety Awareness Week ­– an initiative of the National Patient Safety Foundation based in Boston, Massachusetts. As the foundation outlines, every day is patient safety day but this week is designed to … Continue reading

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Factors associated with exposure to violent or degrading pornography among high school students

From The Journal of School Nursing                                                                      … Continue reading

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Special Issue – Focus: Nursing in crisis?

Guest editor: Tony Butterworth From Journal of Research in Nursing This special issue provides international reflection on the work of nurses and some of the difficulties they face in the present and near future. It offers insights into some questions … Continue reading

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Are the benefits of breast milk stimulant worth the risk?

Use of Domperidone as a Galactagogue Drug: A Systematic Review of the Benefit-Risk Ratio From Journal of Human Lactation  Most women can make all the milk their baby needs, but some mothers turn to medications to help increase their supply. … Continue reading

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Adolescent sexting, psychosocial difficulties, and risk behaviour

The association between adolescent sexting, psychosocial difficulties and risk behavior From The Journal of School Nursing Adolescent sexting is a serious school safety risk that is associated with several types of health risks and a range of psychosocial conditions. Sexting … Continue reading

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Inadequate vitamin D recommendations

Is the Institute of Medicine report on calcium and vitamin D good science? From Biological Research for Nursing This editorial reveals that recommended vitamin D intakes and target blood levels were set too low in the November 30, 2010, Institute … Continue reading

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Perspectives on research impact in nursing

From Journal of Research in Nursing This podcast records Ann McMahon, Editor of Journal of Research in Nursing talking about the recent special issue Perspectives on research impact in nursing. This exploration of research impact makes explicit the links between research in … Continue reading

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Bed rest can harm, instead of help, in pregnancy complications

Antepartum Bed Rest for Pregnancy Complications: Efficacy and Safety for Preventing Preterm Birth From Biological Research for Nursing  This article reveals that bed rest may not be the best option for preventing preterm labor and may even cause harm to … Continue reading

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