INANE Virtual Journal 2018

The following is the complete list of articles included in the INANE Virtual Journal for 2018. Note that the list is in alphabetical order, by author. A more interactive version of the IVJ can be found in this year’s conference Guidebook.

Amis, D. (2016). The Role of the Childbirth Educator in Supporting Vaginal Birth and Reducing Primary Cesareans: Highlights From the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative Toolkit. The Journal of Perinatal Education, 25(4), 208–214. Retrieved from Publisher: Springer; Editor: Wendy Budin; Why selected: We thought this was a good example of an article that exemplifies the mission of our journal – “to promote, support, and protect natural, safe, and healthy birth through education and advocacy.”

Arnstein, P. (2018). Adult Cancer Pain: An Evidence-Based Update. Journal of Radiology Nursing, 37(1), 15–20. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Kathleen Gross; Why selected: Patients with cancer pain may have interventional radiology options, e.g. ablations or blocks, in addition to pharmacologic options that can be utilized to control pain.

Ashley, C., Halcomb, E., & Brown, A. (2017). A study exploring the protean responses of nurses transitioning to primary healthcare. Nurse Researcher, 24(3), 25–30. Publisher: RCNi; Editor: Elizabeth Halcomb; Why selected: This paper is a good example of a paper written by a doctoral candidate to explore research methods or methodology within their doctoral work. It also typifies the early career authors that we seek to encourage and promote.

Bazzy, N. (2018). The Nurse Philanthropist: Where Care and Cause Meet. Creative Nursing, 24(1), 82–87. Publisher: Springer Publishing Company; Editor: Marty Lewis-Hunstiger; Why selected: Exemplar of Advocacy, Creativity, and Inspiration.

Beaird, G., Nye, C., & Thacker, L. R., II. (2017). The Use of Video Recording and Standardized Patient Feedback to Improve Communication Performance in Undergraduate Nursing Students. Clinical Simulation In Nursing, 13(4), 176–185. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Nicole Harder; Why selected: This article was selected as our 2017 Research Article of the Year.

Bedford, T., Dean, S., & Walker, J. (2017). A Comparison of Monitored Anesthesia Care and Procedural Sedation: What LNCs Need To Know. Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, 28(2), 17–21. Retrieved from Publisher: American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants; Editor: Wendie A. Howland; Why selected: This was our Article of the Year for 2017, addressing the differences between MAC and PSA, focusing on the role of the LNC in record analysis when a breach of standards of care is suspected. Case studies with Q&A are provided to assist the reader in understanding some challenges with reviewing possible sedation issues.

Blakey, E. P., & O’Connor, S. (2017). Harnessing the power of social media in older adult nursing. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12(4). Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Sarah Kagan; Why selected: I selected this editorial to represent IJOPN’s view of social media and engagement with the global community of nurses caring for older peopl.

Blixen, C., Kanuch, S. W., Perzynski, A. T., Thomas, C., Dawson, N. V., & Sajatovic, M. (2018). What Works in a Nurse Led Self-Management Program for Patients with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and Diabetes (DM). Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 32(1), 127–132. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Joyce Fitzpatrick;

Brandon, D. H., Silva, S. G., Park, J., Malcolm, W., Kamhawy, H., & Holditch-Davis, D. (2017). Timing for the Introduction of Cycled Light for Extremely Preterm Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Research in Nursing & Health, 40(4), 294–310. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Eileen T. Lake; Why selected: This RCT, our 2017 paper of the year, demonstrated clinically important differences in weight gain and decreased length of stay with the early introduction of cycled light for extremely preterm infants.

Brawner, B. M., Jemmott, L. S., Wingood, G., Reason, J., & Mack, N. (2018). HIV/STI Prevention Among Heterosexually Active Black Adolescents With Mental Illnesses: Focus Group Findings for Intervention Development. The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care: JANAC, 29(1), 30–44. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Lucy Bradley-Springer; Why selected: This article is the winner of the JANAC Article of the Year Award. It is important because it addresses 3 key issues: African-American Adolescents, Prevention of HIV and STIs, and Mental Illness.

Brewer, B. B., Carley, K. M., Benham-Hutchins, M., Effken, J. A., & Reminga, J. (2018). Nursing Unit Design, Nursing Staff Communication Networks, and Patient Falls: Are They Related? HERD, 1937586718779223. Publisher: SAGE; Editor: Jaynelle Stichler; Why selected: This research employs an interesting research methodology and analysis used by a team of nurse researchers writing about healthcare design.

Cameron, H. L., & Little, B. (2018). Nurses’ Perceptions and Practices Related to Alarm Management: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 49(5), 207–215. Publisher: Slack; Editor: Patricia Yoder-Wise; Why selected: Alarm management is one of today’s challenges (for patients as well as staff) and positive outcomes resulted from this program.

Campo, T. M., Carman, M. J., Evans, D., Hoyt, K. S., Kincaid, K., Ramirez, E. G., … Weltge, A. (2016). Standards of Practice for Emergency Nurse Practitioners. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 38(4), 255–258. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Karen Hoyt; Why selected: Most viewed article in 2016 and 2017.

Ceres, M., Quinn, G. P., Loscalzo, M., & Rice, D. (2018). Cancer Screening Considerations and Cancer Screening Uptake for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 34(1), 37–51. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Connie Henke Yarbro; Why selected: The February issue was devoted to Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Cancer Care and this article (one of twelve) provided a focus on cancer screening.

Charbonneau-Dahlen, B. K. (2018). A traditional American Indian death ritual: Developing nursing knowledge through aesthetic exposure. Nurse Education in Practice, 28, 92–95. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Karen Holland; Why selected: This paper was an unexpected topic for submission about the amazing student programme and this experience of caring by this group of students with and for their mentor.

Cheever, C. S., & Barbosa-Leiker, C. (2018). Impact of Alcohol Screening for Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Being Admitted to Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing: Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 50(2), 83–87. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Daiwai Olson;

Couper, J. (2018). The Struggle Is Real: Investigating the Challenge of Assigning a Failing Clinical Grade. Nursing Education Perspectives, 39(3), 132–138. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Joyce Fitzpatrick; Why selected: This is an important area of nursing education research that affects patient safety. This .

Cutilli, C. C., Simko, L. C., Colbert, A. M., & Bennett, I. M. (2018). Health Literacy, Health Disparities, and Sources of Health Information in U.S. Older Adults. Orthopaedic Nursing / National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, 37(1), 54–65. Publisher: Lippincott; Editor: Mary Rodts; Why selected: We thought this article would be of interest to the INANE community as it is a topic for all patient populations.

Davis, M. M., Spurlock, M., Ramsey, K., Smith, J., Beamer, B. A., Aromaa, S., & McGinnis, P. B. (2017). Milk Options Observation (MOO): A Mixed-Methods Study of Chocolate Milk Removal on Beverage Consumption and Student/Staff Behaviors in a Rural Elementary School. The Journal of School Nursing: The Official Publication of the National Association of School Nurses, 33(4), 285–298. Publisher: Sage; Editor: Julia Muennich Cowell; Why selected: 2018 NASN/SAGE Scholarly Writing Award winner.

Delmore, B., Cohen, J. M., O’Neill, D., Chu, A., Pham, V., & Chiu, E. (2017). Reducing Postsurgical Wound Complications: A Critical Review. Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 30(6), 272–286. Publisher: WK/LWW; Editor: Elizabeth Ayello; Why selected: This is an important topic about prevention of surgical wound complications that is especially relevant as CMS does not reimburse hospitals for surgical site infections. Also, the interprofessional team is critical to skin and wound care and the nurse/doctor authors of this article represent at least some (not all) of the interprofessional team members needed in practice.

Donoghue, T. J. (2018). Herbal Medications and Anesthesia Case Management. AANA Journal, 86(3), 242–248. Publisher: AANA; Editor: Chuck Biddle; Why selected: This Journal Course examines the ever-growing litany of herbal medications used that many of us encounter daily. This state-of-the-review will empower the reader to deal with herbal medicines that have the potential to adversely react with medications used in the perioperative period.

Dorsey, S. G., Resnick, B. M., & Renn, C. L. (2018). Precision Health: Use of Omics to Optimize Self-Management of Chronic Pain in Aging. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 11(1), 7–13. Publisher: Slack Inc.; Editor: Christine Kovach; Why selected: The use of omics to discover new pain treatments tailored to the individual older adult is an important foci for gerontological nurse scientists and clinicians.

Drew, D. J., Gordon, D. B., Morgan, B., & Manworren, R. C. B. (2018). “‘As-Needed’” Range Orders for Opioid Analgesics in the Management of Pain: A Consensus Statement of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing and the American Pain Society. Pain Management Nursing: Official Journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses, 19(3), 207–210. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Elaine Miller; Why selected: Effective pain management requires careful titration of analgesics and evaluation of individual patient’s responses to treatment .

Duffy, B. J., & Tubog, T. D. (2017). The Prevention and Recognition of Ulnar Nerve and Brachial Plexus Injuries. Journal of Perianesthesia Nursing: Official Journal of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses / American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses, 32(6), 636–649. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Jan Odom-Forren; Why selected: This article won the Mary Hanna Journal Award for clinical articles this spring for the last volume year.

Eggertson, L. (2018). In Her Northern Element. The Canadian Nurse, 114(3), 38–40. Retrieved from Publisher: Canadian Nurses Association; Editor: Joan Salton;

Farag, A., Blegen, M., Gedney-Lose, A., Lose, D., & Perkhounkova, Y. (2017). Voluntary Medication Error Reporting by ED Nurses: Examining the Association With Work Environment and Social Capital. Journal of Emergency Nursing: JEN: Official Publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association, 43(3), 246–254. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Anne Manton; Why selected: Some insight is provided regarding factors related to nurses willingness to report medication errors. As is well known, the unwillingness to report medication errors can have deleterious effects in many ways.

Ferguson, A., Uldall, K., Dunn, J., Blackmore, C. C., & Williams, B. (2018). Effectiveness of a Multifaceted Delirium Screening, Prevention, and Treatment Initiative on the Rate of Delirium Falls in the Acute Care Setting. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 33(3), 213–220. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Marilyn Oermann; Why selected: Represents a well designed QI study to improve care in the authors’ health system.

Ferrell, B. R., Kravitz, K., Borneman, T., & Taratoot Friedmann, E. (2018). Family Caregivers: A Qualitative Study to Better Understand the Quality-of-Life Concerns and Needs of This Population. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 22(3), 286–294. Publisher: Oncology Nursing Society; Editor: Leslie McGee; Why selected: This focuses on the family caregiver and the impacts of a patient’s disease and treatment. It also includes questions to guide discussion within a journal club.

Fick, D. M., Inouye, S. K., McDermott, C., Zhou, W., Ngo, L., Gallagher, J., … Marcantonio, E. R. (2018). Pilot Study of a Two-Step Delirium Detection Protocol Administered By Certified Nursing Assistants, Physicians, and Registered Nurses. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 44(5), 18–24. Publisher: Journal of Gerontological Nursing; Editor: Donna Fick; Why selected: Representative of our interdisciplinary and inter-professional approach in Nursing and in our journal, JGN. .

Fraley, H. E., Aronowitz, T., & Jones, E. J. (2018). School Nurses’ Awareness and Attitudes Toward Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children. ANS. Advances in Nursing Science, 41(2), 118–136. Publisher: WK/LWW; Editor: Peggy L. Chinn; Why selected: A vitally important article that addresses a hidden but significant, tragic and preventable threat to the health and well-being of children. This article represents the kind of scholarship that ANS brings to light, informing and inspiring nursing awareness and action to protect and promote health.

Freysteinson, W., Thomas, L., Sebastian-Deutsch, A., Douglas, D., Melton, D., Celia, T., … Bowyer, P. (2017). A Study of the Amputee Experience of Viewing Self in the Mirror. Rehabilitation Nursing: The Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 42(1), 22–32. Publisher: LWW/WK; Editor: Kristen Mauk; Why selected: The article represents the teamwork and collaboration in research we value in our specialty.

Gallagher, M. (2018). Exposure to Dihydroxyacetone in Sunless Tanning Products: Understanding the Risks. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association, 10(1), 11. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Angela Borger; Why selected: This was a very interesting article and was cited below as such.

Goshin, L. S., Colbert, A. M., & Carey, J. F. (2018). An Integrative Review of Nurse-Authored Research to Improve Health Equity and Human Rights for Criminal-Justice-Involved People. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 14(2), 53–60. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Cindy Peternelj-Taylor; Why selected: I selected this article as it showcases the important work that nurses are pursuing with criminal justice involved persons.

Grabbe, L., & Miller-Karas, E. (2018). The Trauma Resiliency Model: A “Bottom-Up” Intervention for Trauma Psychotherapy. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 24(1), 76–84. Publisher: SAGE; Editor: Geraldine Pearson; Why selected: This paper was part of a JAPNA Special Issue on Trauma and highlights a model of treatment relevant to many nurses providing care to a traumatized population.

Grassley, J. S., Tivis, R., Finney, J., Chapman, S., & Bennett, S. (2018). Evaluation of a Designated Family Bonding Time to Decrease Interruptions and Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding. Nursing for Women’s Health, 22(3), 219–227. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Mary C. Brucker; Why selected: This article received the excellence of the year award as determined by the editorial board members.

Griffiths, P., Recio-Saucedo, A., Dall’Ora, C., Briggs, J., Maruotti, A., Meredith, P., … Missed Care Study Group. (2018). The association between nurse staffing and omissions in nursing care: A systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), 1474–1487. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; Editor: Roger Watson; Why selected: This article is the top Altmetric scorer in JAN and well received in the public domain.

Grypma, S. (2017). Historically-Informed Nursing: The Untapped Potential of History in Nursing Education. Quality Advancement in Nursing Education – Avancées En Formation Infirmière, 3(1), 2. Publisher: Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing; Editor: Jacinthe &florence Pepin; Why selected: Chosen because of the contribution this article can make to the context of today’s nursing education by drawing on the knowledge of nursing history.

Gualtieri, M. C., Donley, A. M., Wright, J. D., & Vega, S. S. (2018). Home Delivered Meals to Older Adults: A Critical Review of the Literature. Home Healthcare Now, 36(3), 159–168. Publisher: WK/LWW; Editor: Maureen Anthony; Why selected: Beautifully written article about a program that is threatened by reductions in government spending on social programs.

Hamdan-Mansour, A. M., Mahmoud, K. F., Al Shibi, A. N., & Arabiat, D. H. (2018). Impulsivity and Sensation-Seeking Personality Traits as Predictors of Substance Use Among University Students. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 56(1), 57–63. Publisher: SLACK, Inc.; Editor: Mona Shattell; Why selected: The topic represents a broad view of psychosocial and mental health nursing. And, the authors are from three different continents (Asia, US, Australia).

Hansen, J., & Bratt, M. (2017). Effect of Sequence of Simulated and Clinical Practicum Learning Experiences on Clinical Competency of Nursing Students. Nurse Educator, 42(5), 231–235. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Marilyn Oermann; Why selected: Represents a study in nursing education with implications for clinical teaching.

Harwood, A.-E., Broadbent, E., Totty, J. P., Smith, G. E., & Chetter, I. C. (2017). “Intermittent claudication a real pain in the calf”-Patient experience of diagnosis and treatment with a supervised exercise program. Journal of Vascular Nursing: Official Publication of the Society for Peripheral Vascular Nursing, 35(3), 131–135. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Cynthia Lewis; Why selected: Significance and implications to nursing practice.

Hassmiller, S., & Bilazarian, A. (2018). The Business, Ethics, and Quality Cases for Consumer Engagement in Nursing. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 48(4), 184–190. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc; Editor: Karen Hill; Why selected: This article represents the humanity of nursing and our connection with patients and families.

Hendricks-Ferguson, V. L., Barnes, Y. J., Cherven, B., Stegenga, K., Roll, L., Docherty, S. L., & Haase, J. E. (2017). Stories and Music for Adolescent/Young Adult Resilience During Transplant Partnerships: Strategies to Support Academic-Clinical Nurse Collaborations in Behavioral Intervention Studies. Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS, 31(4), 195–200. Publisher: WK/LWW; Editor: Jan Fulton;

Himes, D. O., Root, A. E., Gammon, A., & Luthy, K. E. (2016). Breast Cancer Risk Assessment: Calculating Lifetime Risk Using the Tyrer-Cuzick Model. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners: JNP, 12(9), 581–592. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Marilyn Edmunds; Why selected: This is a good example of the type of high quality evidence-based content that we publish which may impact the practice of our experienced nurse practitioner readers.

Kneipp, S. M., Schwartz, T. A., Drevdahl, D. J., Canales, M. K., Santacroce, S., Santos, H. P., Jr, & Anderson, R. (2018). Trends in Health Disparities, Health Inequity, and Social Determinants of Health Research: A 17-Year Analysis of NINR, NCI, NHLBI, and NIMHD Funding. Nursing Research, 67(3), 231–241. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Rita Pickler; Why selected: Health disparities are important to our health and in our health care system. Funding for research on health disparities, inequities, and social determinants of health lag behind theoretical shifts in the broader health disparities research arena. There is a disconnect between funding for research with a disparities orientation in institutional training and center projects relative to individual research projects. These trends have implications for nurse scientists as well as for all health researchers and for the public needs for disparity focused research.

Knox, B. (2018). Screening women for intimate partner violence: Creating proper practice habits. The Nurse Practitioner, 43(5), 14–20. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health; Editor: Jamesetta Newland; Why selected: Great article on assessment and intervention for NPs.

Kukla, A., Dowling, D. A., & Dolansky, M. A. (2018). The History and State of Neonatal Nursing Quality Improvement Practice and Education. Neonatal Network: NN, 37(2), 78–84. Publisher: Springer Publishing; Editor: Debbie Fraser; Why selected: This article was part of a special issue on Quality Improvement and highlights the important work being done by neonatal nurses to improve the care of high-risk newborns.

Kunaviktikul, W. (2014). Moving towards the greater involvement of nurses in policy development. International Nursing Review, 61(1), 1–2. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Sue Turale; Why selected: This editorial in International Nursing Review (INR) clearly articulates the need and reasons for nurses around the world to be more involved in policy formulation since they are closest to the care of patients and their families, and have a wealth of expertise to advise on policy. INR is the Official Journal of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and this article is a good example of INR’s focus on articles related to nursing, health and social policy. The article also reiterates the work of the International Council of Nurses and the World Health Organization, and other nursing organizations regarding the importance of encouraging and supporting nurses to be involved in health policy formulation and implementation at many levels.

Laskowski-Jones, L., & Jones, L. J. (2018). Frostbite: Don’t be left out in the cold. Nursing, 48(2), 26–33. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Linda Laskowski-Jones; Why selected: relevance for all nurses who take care of patients with cold injuries or who venture into the outdoor environment.

Leske, J. S., McAndrew, N. S., Brasel, K. J., & Feetham, S. (2017). Family Presence During Resuscitation After Trauma. Journal of Trauma Nursing: The Official Journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses, 24(2), 85–96. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Editor: Kathryn Schroeter; Why selected: It is an accurate representation of trauma nursing practice and related research.

Levang, E., Limbo, R., & Ziegler, T. R. (2018). Respectful Disposition After Miscarriage: Clinical Practice Recommendations. MCN. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 43(1), 19–25. Publisher: LWW; Editor: Kathleen Simpson; Why selected: The authors offer practical advice on how to give the best care possible in a generally sad clinical situation.

Likis, F. E., King, T. L., Murphy, P. A., & Swett, B. (2018). Intentional Inconsistency as Gender-Neutral Language Evolves. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 63(2), 155–156. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Francie Likis; Why selected: This editorial discusses gender-neutral language, including style guidance for its use in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health.

Lippe, M., & Carter, P. (2018). Using the CIPP Model to Assess Nursing Education Program Quality and Merit. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 13(1), 9–13. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Tracey Siegel; Why selected: Assessment and evaluation of nursing programs is a priority for nurse educators. I believe that this article provides an interesting and well written overview of the CIPP Model.

Loescher, L. J., Stratton, D., Slebodnik, M., & Goodman, H. (2018). Systematic review of advanced practice nurses’ skin cancer detection knowledge and attitudes, clinical skin examination, lesion detection, and training. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 30(1), 43–58. Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; Editor: Kim Curry; Why selected: This article is representative of the type of science related to advanced practice nursing that is the focus of our journal.

Loftus T.J., Stelton S., Efaw B.W., Bloomstone J. (2017). A system‐wide enhanced recovery program focusing on two key process steps reduces complications and readmissions in patients undergoing bowel surgery. Journal for Healthcare Quality: Official Publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality, 39(3), 129–135. Retrieved from Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Jordan Schilling;

Ma, C., Garrard, L., & He, J. (2018). Recent Trends in Baccalaureate-Prepared Registered Nurses in U.S. Acute Care Hospital Units, 2004-2013: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Nursing Scholarship: An Official Publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau, 50(1), 83–91. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Susan Gennaro, Dustin Sullivan; Why selected: Topical, career-relevance, and widely discussed.

Maeder, A. B., Vonderheid, S. C., Park, C. G., Bell, A. F., McFarlin, B. L., Vincent, C., & Sue Carter, C. (2017). Titration of Intravenous Oxytocin Infusion for Postdates Induction of Labor Across Body Mass Index Groups. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 46(4), 494–507. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Angela Hartley, Nancy Lowe; Why selected: This article was chosen by the Editors and the Editorial Advisory Board as the recipient of the 2018 Best of JOGNN award.

McCaffrey, R., Park, J., & Newman, D. (2017). Chair Yoga: Feasibility and Sustainability Study With Older Community-Dwelling Adults With Osteoarthritis. Holistic Nursing Practice, 31(3), 148–157. Publisher: Wolters-Kluwer; Editor: Gloria Donnelly; Why selected: This article is part of a sustained program of research focused on strategies to improve the health, functioning and well being of the elderly.

McCann, E., & Brown, M. (2018). Vulnerability and Psychosocial Risk Factors Regarding People who Identify as Transgender. A Systematic Review of the Research Evidence. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 39(1), 3–15. Publisher: Taylor and Francis; Editor: Sandra Thomas; Why selected: The literature on transgender people is sparse, and I think this systematic review is very valuable.

McCarthy, C., Ford Carleton, P., Krumpholz, E., & Chow, M. P. (2018). Accelerating Innovation Through Coopetition: The Innovation Learning Network Experience. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 42(1), 26–34. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Kathleen Sanford; Why selected: We selected this for the INANE Virtual Journal because it’s a well written article about a worthwhile project that illustrates the true spirit of Nursing Leadership: Doing what’s right for the health of individuals and communities by working with competitors.

McClelland, M. (2017). Nurse Led Reform: Is It Time to Rethink the Nursing Unit? OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 22(2), Manuscript 4. 11 pages. Publisher: American Nurses Association; Editor: Jackie Owens; Why selected: Reviewers noted this article as a catalyst to motivate nurses to think broadly about what they do, what they are capable of doing, especially intellectually, and what the future may likely demand of them.

Melnyk, B. M., Gallagher-Ford, L., Zellefrow, C., Tucker, S., Thomas, B., Sinnott, L. T., & Tan, A. (2018). The First U.S. Study on Nurses’ Evidence-Based Practice Competencies Indicates Major Deficits That Threaten Healthcare Quality, Safety, and Patient Outcomes. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, 15(1), 16–25. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Bernadette Melynk, Dustin Sullivan; Why selected: Topical, relevant for nurses at all levels, implications for healthcare consumers .

Mukamana, D., Collins, A., & Rosa, W. E. (2018). Genocide Rape Trauma: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding the Psychological Suffering of Rwandan Survivors. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 32(2), 125–143. Publisher: Springer; Editor: Diane Monsivais; Why selected: Leading scholars in collaborative authorship.

Neal-Boylan, L., Miller, M., & Bell, J. (2018). Building Academic Communities to Support Nursing Students with Disabilities: An Integrative Review. Building Healthy Academic Communities Journal, 2(1), 60–73. Publisher: Ohio State University; Editor: Meredith Kazer; Why selected: This is an interesting article that provides broad appeal and a good flavor of nursing influence in our Journal.

Newman, A. R., Callahan, M. F., Lerret, S. M., Oswald, D. L., & Weiss, M. E. (2018). Pediatric Oncology Nurses’ Experiences With Prognosis-Related Communication. Oncology Nursing Forum, 45(3), 327–337. Publisher: Oncology Nursing Society; Editor: Leslie McGee; Why selected: Strong content and includes questions for discussion within a journal club.

Nicoll, L. H., Oermann, M. H., Chinn, P. L., Conklin, J. L., Amarasekara, S., & McCarty, M. (2018). Guidance Provided to Authors on Citing and Formatting References in Nursing Journals. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 34(2), 54–59. Publisher: WK/LWW; Editor: Kari Schmidt, Susan Bindon; Why selected: We selected this article as an Editor’s Pick–it has been very popular with readers.

Njie-Carr, V. P. S., Ludeman, E., Lee, M. C., Dordunoo, D., Trocky, N. M., & Jenkins, L. S. (2017). An Integrative Review of Flipped Classroom Teaching Models in Nursing Education. Journal of Professional Nursing: Official Journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 33(2), 133–144. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: William O’Connor; Why selected: This article has been one of the most downloaded JPN articles in the past 90 days.

Oates, J., Drey, N., & Jones, J. (2017). “Your experiences were your tools”. How personal experience of mental health problems informs mental health nursing practice. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 24(7), 471–479. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Richard Gray; Why selected: This paper focuses on the value of nurses personal experience of mental illness and the need to use this perspicacity to inform their practice.

Odom-Forren, J., Reed, D. B., & Rush, C. (2017). Postoperative Distress of Orthopedic Ambulatory Surgery Patients. AORN Journal, 105(5), 464–477. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Laurie Saletnik; Why selected: The authors were winners of the 2018 AORN Journal Writers Contest Award.

Oermann, M. H., Nicoll, L. H., Chinn, P. L., Ashton, K. S., Conklin, J. L., Edie, A. H., … Williams, B. L. (2018). Quality of articles published in predatory nursing journals. Nursing Outlook, 66(1), 4–10. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Julia Snethen; Why selected: The article was well written, very timely, and of interest to editors at the INANE conference.

Olinski, C., & Norton, C. E. (2017). Implementation of a Safe Patient Handling Program in a Multihospital Health System From Inception to Sustainability: Successes Over 8 Years and Ongoing Challenges. Workplace Health & Safety, 65(11), 546–559. Publisher: SAGE; Editor: Lisa Pompeii; Why selected: This article won our journal’s Golden Pen award last year for a novice author examining patient handling issues among nursing staff.

Owen, D. C., Boswell, C., Opton, L., Franco, L., & Meriwether, C. (2018). Engagement, empowerment, and job satisfaction before implementing an academic model of shared governance. Applied Nursing Research: ANR, 41, 29–35. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Joyce Ftizpatrick;

Pehler, S.-R. (2018). Longing: A Patient and Caregiver Focused Clinical Diagnostic Validity (CDV) Study. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge, 29(2), 117–123. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Jane Flanagan; Why selected: This article nicely demonstrates the work and process involved in nursing knowledge and language development. .

Powers, K. A. (2017). Educational Interventions to Improve Support for Family Presence During Resuscitation: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: DCCN, 36(2), 125–138. Publisher: WK/LWW; Editor: Kathleen Ahern Gould;

Prothero, M. M., & Morse, J. M. (2017). Eliciting the Functional Processes of Apologizing for Errors in Health Care: Developing an Explanatory Model of Apology. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 4, 2333393617696686. Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc; Editor: Joan Bottorff; Why selected: This article was selected by the Editorial Board to receive the 2017 GQNR Best Article Award.

Rambur, B. A. (2017). What’s at Stake in U.S. Health Reform: A Guide to the Affordable Care Act and Value-Based Care. Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice, 18(2), 61–71. Publisher: SAGE Publications; Editor: Sally Cohen; Why selected: This article is a stellar summary of the US Affordable Care Act and one of the most salient issues that ensued–value based care.

Ramstad, S. A., & Potter, T. M. (2017). One World, One Standard for Burn Care: Nursing’s Role in Global Health. Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, 4(2). Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries; Editor: Teddie Potter; Why selected: It is important for nurses to question assumptions that contribute to health care disparities so they can lead delivery and systems changes that ensure access to quality care for all people.

Rood, P., Huisman-de Waal, G., Vermeulen, H., Schoonhoven, L., Pickkers, P., & van den Boogaard, M. (2018). Effect of organisational factors on the variation in incidence of delirium in intensive care unit patients: A systematic review and meta-regression analysis. Australian Critical Care: Official Journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses, 31(3), 180–187. Publisher: Elsevier; Editor: Andrea Marshall; Why selected: Delirium is a significant issues affecting recovery of critically ill patients. In this systematic review the effect of organisational factors on delirium are explored.

Rothman, K., Garvan, C., & Neu, M. (2016). The Impact of Early Ambulation in the Pediatric Postoperative Appendectomy Patient. Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing, 5(3), 70.

Shannon MB, Tjaden A, Adams W, Brubaker L. (2018). Toileting Habits of Nurses. Urologic Nursing, 38(2), 73–79. Publisher: AJ Janetti; Editor: Susanne Quallich; Why selected: I think that is a solid research article that explores an issue that nursing professionals know exists, but is rarely studied.

Shellenbarger, T. (2016). Simplifying Synthesis. Nurse Author & Editor, 26(3), 3. Retrieved from Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Leslie H. Nicoll; Why selected: With almost 2000 views, this is one of the most popular articles on Nurse Author & Editor in the past year.

Sherwood, G., & Nickel, B. (2017). Integrating Quality and Safety Competencies to Improve Outcomes: Application in Infusion Therapy Practice. Journal of Infusion Nursing: The Official Publication of the Infusion Nurses Society, 40(2), 116–122. Publisher: WK/LWW; Editor: Mary Alexander; Why selected: The invasive nature of infusion therapy presents potential risks for patient harm and untoward outcomes. Application of standards of practice by competent clinicians is vital to providing safe, quality patient care. The authors effectively describe how the integration of QSEN competencies with the Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice can enhance individual competencies and support a culture of quality and safety. The use of case scenarios, that readers will identify from their clinical experiences, provides practical examples of how to integrate competencies and apply standards to improve patient care.

Smart, P. (2017). Readers – what readers? Learned Publishing: Journal of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, 30(4), 255–257. Publisher: Wiley; Editor: Pippa Smart; Why selected: Because it asks editors how they can balance the needs of authors to publish, and readers to find relevant materials – useful to any editor in any discipline!.

Spurlock, D. R., Jr. (2018). The Single-Group, Pre- and Posttest Design in Nursing Education Research: It’s Time to Move on. The Journal of Nursing Education, 57(2), 69–71. Publisher: Slack, Inc./Healio; Editor: Janis Bellack; Why selected: While the article is focused on nursing education, we believe the topic has relevance for other-focused nursing journals, and would be of interest to their editors and readers.

Stafos, A., Stark, S., Barbay, K., Frost, K., Jackel, D., Peters, L., … Stroud, S. (2017). CE: Original Research: Identifying Hospitalized Patients at Risk for Harm: A Comparison of Nurse Perceptions vs. Electronic Risk Assessment Tool Scores. The American Journal of Nursing, 117(4), 26–31. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health; Editor: Shawn Kennedy;

Starkweather, A., Appiah, A., & Patel, S. (2018). Complex Regional Pain Syndromes: An Overview of Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options. Topics in Pain Management, 33(11), 1–12. Retrieved from Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Angela Starkweather; Why selected: Chosen as an example of the format and content.

Strudwick, G. (2015). Predicting Nurses’ Use of Healthcare Technology Using the Technology Acceptance Model: An Integrative Review. Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN, 33(5), 189–198. Publisher: WK/LWW; Editor: Leslie H. Nicoll; Why selected: This article is highly cited and remains popular with readers.

Twibell K.R., Petty A., Olynger A., Abebe S. (2018). Families and post-intensive care syndrome – American Nurse Today. American Nurse Today, 13(4), 6–11. Retrieved from Publisher: HealthCom Media; Editor: Cynthia Saver; Why selected: Covers a topic that many nurses are still not aware of and includes first-person commentary from those who have experienced it.

Vourakis, C. (2017). Women and Binge Drinking. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 28(1), 1–3. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer – Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Editor: Christine Vourakis; Why selected: While important, the opioid epidemic has diverted our attention from the significant problem of binge drinking, especially among young women.

Welsh, S., Matzo, M., Hultman, T., & Reifsnyder, J. (2018). Palliative Nursing Summit: Nurses Leading Change and Transforming Care Our Journey to the Summit. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing: JHPN: The Official Journal of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, 20(1), 6. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer; Editor: Betty Ferrell; Why selected: This article demonstrates the ongoing efforts to improve palliative care.

Wilson, B., & Harwood, L. (2017). Outcomes for Successful Cannulation of the Arteriovenous Fistula: Perspectives from Patients on Hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal: Journal of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association, 44(5), 381–388. Retrieved from Publisher: Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.; Editor: Beth Ulrich; Why selected: Reflective of our practice improvement articles and of the aim to understand the perspective of our patients.