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Mixed Research Synthesis of Stress in Mothers of Preterm Infants

November 21, 2017 by


The current featured ANS article is titled “Posttraumatic Stress in Mothers While Their Preterm Infants Are in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit: A Mixed Research Synthesis” by Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN and Jennifer Woynar, BSN, RN.  The article is available to download at no cost while it is featured on the ANS site!  Here […]

Model of Parental Stress in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

November 6, 2017 by


WE are currently featuring  the article titled “The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Parental Stress Model: Refinement Using Directed Content Analysis” by Amy Jo Lisanti, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN-K; Nadya Golfenshtein, PhD, RN; and Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, RN, FAAN. Download and read this article at no cost while it is featured, and return here to share […]

Description, Critical Reflection and Evaluation of Transitions Theory

October 30, 2017 by


The current featured article is by Katja Bohner, MNSc, of Switzerland, titled  “Theory Description, Critical Reflection, and Theory Evaluation of the Transitions Theory of Meleis et al according to Chinn and Kramer (2011).” The article is available to download at no cost while it is featured, and we welcome your comments and questions here!  This is a […]

What is “patient turnover?”

October 16, 2017 by


The current featured ANS article is titled “Patient Turnover: A Concept Analysis” by Christopher A. VanFosson, MSN/MHA, RN; Linda H. Yoder, PhD, MBA, RN, AOCN, FAAN; and Terry L. Jones, PhD, RN. This may seem like a simple concept, but as these authors show, it is far more complex, and interrelated with other quality of […]

Cross-cultural Research: Lessons Learned

October 2, 2017 by


For the next couple of weeks we are featuring the article titled “Practical Issues of Conducting a Q Methodology Study: Lessons Learned From a Cross-cultural Study” by Teresa Elizabeth Stone, PhD; Jane Maguire, PhD; Sook Jung Kang, PhD, FNP-C; and Chiyoung Cha, PhD, RN. The researchers are from Australia and South Korea. Their research focuses […]

Community-engaged Research: Working Effectively Across Diverse Communities

September 19, 2017 by


Our current featured article is titled “Advancing Nursing Science Through Community Advisory Boards: Working Effectively Across Diverse Communities” by Rosa M. Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, CPH, RN, FAAN; Emily J. Jones, PhD, RNC-OB; Elizabeth Cohn, PhD, RN; Gordon L. Gillespie, PhD, DNP, RN, CEN, CNE, CPEN, PHCNS-BC, FAEN, FAAN; and Felesia Bowen, PhD, DNP, APN.  While this […]

A Humanizing Model for Nursing Social Justice Action

August 21, 2017 by


The latest featured article from the current issue of ANS is titled “Exercising Nursing Essential and Effective Freedom in Behalf of Social Justice: A Humanizing Model” by Donna J. Perry, PhD, RN; Danny G. Willis, DNS, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Kenneth S. Peterson, PhD, FNP-BC; and Pamela J. Grace, PhD, RN, FAAN. Using powerful personal narratives, the authors […]