ABNF Journal

ABNF Journal is a magazine specializing in African American Focused topics.

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 5, September/October

A Nurse Speaks out. . .Preventable Back Injuries and Nursing
There is a lot of bantering about the nursing shortage these days. Hospitals are restructuring their nursing staff, grants are being issued, research studies are being conducted and presented. What surprises me is that very little is being said about...
Elderly African American Women's Knowledge and Belief about Colorectal Cancer
Abstract: The purpose of this pilot study using focus groups was to 1) identify elderly African American women's knowledge and belief about colorectal cancer, 2) determine whether African American elderly women seek preventative measures for colorectal...
Proud to Be a Nurse
In these challenging times, so many nurses feel over-worked and under-appreciated. This story from Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul inspires and honors us and reminds us of the privilege of what we do. What an honor to literally touch and save lives!...
Support Networks Used by African American Breast Cancer Support Group Participants
Abstract: Informal and formal support networks are used by women to cope with the physical and psychological consequences of breast cancer. This study explored the support networks used by 43 southeastern United Slates African American women who participated...
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