The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) is the oldest and largest circulating nursing journal in the world. The Journal's mission is to promote excellence in professional nursing, with a global perspective, by providing cutting edge, evidence-based information that embraces a holistic perspective on health and nursing. Clinical articles focus on acute care, health promotion and prevention, rehabilitation, emergencies, critical care, home health care, etc. Columns present additional perspectives on clinical care, such as ethics, the law, practice errors, pain and symptom management, and professional issues.
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