January Issue: Managing Post-Op Pain, Head and Neck Cancer Symptom Management, Predatory Journals, More
The January issue of AJN is now live. Here are some of the articles we’re pleased to have a chance to publish this month.
The authors describe an evidence-based practice change at a radiation oncology center designed to reduce the severity of oral mucositis in adults receiving radiation treatment for head and neck cancer.
This article reviews the recommendations of the American Pain Society’s postoperative pain management guideline and discusses its historical context and the current events that may affect its implementation in clinical practice.
A qualitative study explores the perspectives of patients, RNs, certified nurse midwives, and other providers regarding a new prenatal connected care model aimed at reducing in-office visits and creating virtual patient–RN connections.
Nurse authors and readers need to know about the harmful online phenomenon of predatory journals and understand how to identify and avoid the unreliable content published in these journals. […]