This is a terrific issue of ANS that you will not want to miss! The Table of Contents is on the ANS web site, where you can go directly to details about each article. This issue focuses on the topic “Practice-Based Evidence” but also features commentaries about two previously published articles that raised quite a bit of reader response! These commentaries are available as free downloads in the “Featured Articles” section of the Home Page.
Here is some background on the commentaries. The article by David Keepnews titled Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Nursing: Moving Toward an Agenda is a thoughtful response to the article published last fall in ANS 33:3. That article, titled Nursing’s Silence on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues: The Need for Emancipatory Efforts is based on an analysis by Eliason, Dibble and DeJoseph examining content in nurse journals with high impact-factor scores. Their analysis revealed Read more