The Ultimate ANS “Ethics” Collection

April 25, 2015



“Ethical Practice, Quality Care,” is the theme for this year’s National Nurses’ Week, which begins on May 6, 2015.  To celebrate this week, we have compiled from the Journal archives the most groundbreaking, read and cited ethics articles that address ethical issues in nursing and health care!  The collection features classic ANS articles from the […]

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Health Change Trajectory Model

April 15, 2015



The discipline of nursing now has a growing and rich body of theoretical models that provide useful perspectives from which we can build practices addressing some of the most pervasive health challenges we and our patients face.  These models also facilitate the design and implementation of research projects that add to the evidence required for […]

Shifting the discourse around large bodies

April 1, 2015



Ingrid Ruud Knutsen, RN, PhD from Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and University of Oslo, Norway is the author of our current featured article that explores the health consequences of contemporary society’s views about large bodies.  The article is titled “A Discursive Look at Large Bodies—Implications for Discursive Approaches in Nursing and […]

Social Withdrawal and Migraine Headaches

March 18, 2015



Starting on March 18th, a new article will be featured for free download from the current issue of ANS!  The article, titled “Social Withdrawal as a Self-Management Behavior for Migraine: Implications for Depression Comorbidity Among Disadvantaged Women,”  is authored by Shawn M. Kneipp, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, APHN-BC and Linda Beeber, PhD, RN, CS, FAAN.  Recognizing […]

Issue topic planned on “Toxic Stress”

March 10, 2015


We have just announced our projected issue topic on “Toxic Stress” for ANS Volume 39:4.  Manuscripts are due on April 15, 2016, but can be submitted at any time! Here is the description of this topic: Toxic Stress Vol 39:4 – December 2016 Manuscript Due Date: April 15, 2016 Toxic stress, unlike positive or tolerable […]

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Understanding Survivor Guilt

March 4, 2015



Our current featured article addresses the meaning of survivor guilt, and by understanding this experience, seek effective ways to alleviate the suffering that comes to those who experience it.  The article is titled “Survivor Guilt: Analyzing the Concept and its Contexts”  The authors, Sadie Pauline Hutson, PhD, RN, WHNP, BC, Joanne M Hall, PhD, RN, […]

Sources of Inner Strength for Elderly People

February 18, 2015



Our current featured article comes to ANS from Finland authors Erika Boman, MSc, RNT; Anette H¨aggblom, PhD, RNT; Berit Lundman, PhD, RN; Bj¨orn Nygren, PhD, RNT and Regina Santamaki Fischer, PhD, RN.  Their article is titled “Inner Strength as Identified in Narratives of Elderly Women: A Focus Group Interview Study.”  While it is featured on […]

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