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Northeast • Volume 1 Is sue 2 12


CONTENTS 8 | Upfront


10 | Letters & Posts 11 | @NURSE.com


12 | In the palms of our hands A nurse makes it his goal to develop a tool that can help newborns in pain.


14 | Game changers Nurses in several specialties are forging an evolution in community nursing.


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17 | Critical care infographic Get the results of our critical care nurses study on job satisfaction and personality traits.


18 | CE COURSE


Post-Cesarean section care Learn evidence-based guidelines on caring for women after they undergo a C-section.


30 | End of Shift ON THE COVER 18


Celebrating nurse creators and inventors


Nurses are professionals who integrate the art and science of nursing in their care, always looking for new ways to educate and empower their patients and families. Because of their expertise, know-how and wisdom, many have created exceptional patient care tools,


while still others have used their time and talents in fulfilling artistic outlets. The 2016 covers salute nurses who are imaginative, resourceful entrepreneurs, whether they are inventors or artists. Throughout the U.S. and across the globe, these innovative nurses offer a unique perspective to nursing care, and their visionary efforts have inspired others, making significant differences in patient care and with their colleagues and the profession. Nurse.com salutes them and their powerful contributions to healthcare. Cover and feature photo by J. Craig Sweat Photography.


POSTMASTER: Send address changes to NURSE.com, P.O. Box 95705, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195-9838.


DISTRIBUTION: NURSE.com Northeast is published 6 times per year by OnCourse Learning, 1721 Moon Lake Blvd. Suite 540, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-1074.


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