1. Cartwright, Cathy MSN, RN, PCNS

Article Content

New diagnoses, sudden injury, and episodic exacerbations rock the world of children with neurological disease. Those of us who care for these children are privileged to be part of their lives at a time when they are most vulnerable. As we provide care for them, we witness their perseverance and courage as they face challenges that may affect them for a lifetime.

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Pediatric neuroscience nurses share a passion for these special children and their families. Some of that passion is reflected in the articles you'll read in this issue of JNN.


-Cathy Cartwright, MSN, RN, PCNS


President, American Association of Neuroscience Nurses


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