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ANS Collections Updated!

September 14, 2017 by


One of the most important challenges for scholars in all disciplines is finding the important classic literature related to your line of scholarship!  This is where the ANS Collections can help!  The Collections provide links to important classic articles that have appeared since the early days of ANS (October 1978) through 2009.  While all scholarship requires familiarity […]

Historical Nursing Documents Archived by City of Toronto

May 11, 2015 by


This update has been provided by Adeline Falk-Rafael to follow-up on the ANS article titled “Towards Justice in Health.”An Exemplar of Speaking Truth to Power. Our article “Towards Justice in Health: An exemplar of speaking truth to power” is an analysis of 6 issues of the magazine (TJH) produced by Nurses for Social Responsibility (NSR) in […]

Evaluating Web (and other) resources

July 14, 2011 by


In just the past few short years, the World Wide Web has become like a physical library.  Academic libraries, to a significant degree, now provide journal articles to their constituents as PDF files, replacing the old, large, and very popular “copy machine” room housed in their physical spaces.  A natural extension of this is the […]

Nursing Editors to meet in San Francisco

June 2, 2011 by


In August, the International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE) is holding our annual conference in San Francisco at the Sir Francis Drake hotel.  Nursing journal editors worldwide attend this conference each year to discuss issues related to publishing nursing literature, to meet with other editors and publishers, and to learn the latest advances in publishing.  Our […]

Nurse scholars shape the future – funding opportunities pending

May 4, 2011 by


The groundbreaking report release last fall by the Institute of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the Future of Nursing.  This report provides a blueprint for action to shape a stronger, more effective nursing presence in health care.   It also opens doors of opportunity for nurse scholars. Nurse researchers played a key […]

Attention to detail

April 29, 2011 by


“Your great attention to detail is both a blessing and a curse”  – Chinese proverb This message, found in a fortune cookie, inspired the folks at Oxford University Press (the publishers of the AMA Manual of Style, used by ANS), to start a blog!  The blog is the AMA Style Insider, and I highly recommend […]

Regulating Medical Loss Ratios

March 26, 2011 by


I was just thinking about a new paper in the American Journal of Managed Care: ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Regulating the Medical Loss Ratio: Implications for the Individual Market Jean M. Abraham, PhD; and Pinar Karaca-Mandic, PhD (Am J Manag Care. 2011;17(3):211-218) “Results:In 2009, using a PPACA-adjusted MLR definition, we estimated that 29% of insurer-state observations in the […]