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What we're Blogging About


* A chance encounter leads AJN's clinical managing editor Karen Roush to reflect on what it means to feel like "the other," in "Providing Culturally Sensitive Care: It Takes More Than Knowledge" (


* In "When Metrics and Testing Replace Listening and Physical Assessment," AJN news director Gail M. Pfeifer discusses how in some EDs, clinical measures are still more important than the patient (


* Read a new ECRI report on patient safety concerns in "ECRI's Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2014" (


What Readers are Saying on Twitter, Facebook, and our Blog

"Do we assess in order to serve as the patient's advocate? If not, a nurse hazards becoming only a med administrator and form filler." "Nurse bullying is absurd. We are in it together and are better for it for our patients if we work together. This may sound idealistic but it is true." "Regarding inadequate communication between providers[horizontal ellipsis] you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. How many of us have made copies and sent them along only to have no one take a look at them?"


August Podcasts


* Monthly highlights:Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the August issue.


* Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with the authors of "Sustaining Pressure Ulcer Best Practices in a High-Volume Cardiac Care Environment."