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Mothering: The Invisible Work of War

May 15, 2017 by


Our current featured article is titled “What About the Next Generation That’s Coming?” The Recontextualization of Mothering Post–Refugee Resettlement by Sarah J. Hoffman, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN and Cheryl L. Robertson, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN; and Jessica Dockter Tierney, PhD. Visit the ANS website to download your copy of this article at no cost while it is […]

The Ethics of Research with Muslim Immigrant Women

May 11, 2017 by


We are delighted to announce the first featured article for the new issue of ANS – Volume 40 Issue 1 – officially published today on the ANS website! The article is timely given the current affairs worldwide placing many people at risk based on their Muslim religion.  The article is titled “A Bicultural Researcher’s Reflections on […]

Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms

April 27, 2017 by


In our current featured article titled “An Analysis and Evaluation of the Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms,” authors Seung Eun Lee, MSN, RN; Catherine Vincent, PhD, RN and Lorna Finnegan, PhD, RN report the results of their analysis of the Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms, first published in ANS in 1995 (see Lenz et al., 1995 and 1997). […]

Carper’s Patterns of Knowing: Fostering Nursing Wisdom

April 6, 2017 by


Our current featured article will be of great interest to ANS readers, in that the concept of “nursing’s patterns of knowing” is among the top search terms for the journal!  The article  is titled “Expert Nurses’ Perceptions of the Relevance of Carper’s Patterns of Knowing to Junior Nurses” authored by Louise Terry, PhD, SFHEA, LLB(Hons), FIBMS; […]

Sexual Health and Sexual Rights

March 24, 2017 by


The latest article featured from the current issue of ANS is titled “A Review and Critique of Advances in Nursing Science Articles That Focus on Sexual Health and Sexual Rights: A Call to Leadership and Policy Development” by Lynn Rew, EdD; Whitney Thurman, MSN and Kari McDonald, MSN.  The article is available at no cost while […]

Middle range theory in the making: You gotta’ stay with it and you gotta’ pass it on

March 14, 2017 by


Our latest featured article from the current ANS issue is titled “Middle Range Theory: A Perspective on Development and Use” by Patricia Liehr, PhD, RN and Mary Jane Smith, PhD, RN, FAAN. Both authors are long-time contributors to ANS and in this article they examine the journey of developing middle range theory that is solidly situated […]

Practical Discourse: Hermeneutics and the work of Janice Thompson

March 9, 2017 by


In our current featured article, author  Stephen M. Padgett, PhD, RN examines three papers by Janice Thompson (two of which were published in ANS) as a way to examine the importance of hermeneutic philosophy, and the importance of this line of inquiry for our discipline.  The article, titled “Practical Discourse Revisited: Hermeneutics at the Intersection of […]