Kent Anderson writing for the Scholarly Kitchen (“What’s Hot and Cooking in Scholarly Publishing”) asks, “Why is science suffering in the modern age?” Among the causes of the crisis of public confidence in science: Political and societal dysfunction. Economic dysfunction. Mass media dysfunction. Scientific dysfunction. Admitting the complexities of the first three, Anderson observes of … Continue reading Scholarly Kitchen: Why Is Science Suffering in the Modern Age?
Brown: Calling All Nurse Writers
Writing in the Center for Health Media & Policy at Hunter College's blog HealthCetera, Theresa Brown, RN, a featured writer in The New Yorker and a regular columnist in the New York Times, invites nurses in "Calling All Nurse Writers": http://centerforhealthmediapolicy.com/2012/09/27/calling-all-nurse-writers/ Brown explains: These nurses, and I, all write for the same reasons that physicians … Continue reading Brown: Calling All Nurse Writers
Nurse in the House?
Writing in today's New York Times op-ed pages, Theresa Brown calls for federal action to increase hiring of nurses: Doctors can indeed be heroes. But when a patient takes a sudden turn for the worse, it’s the nurses who are usually the first to respond. Each patient has a specific nurse assigned to watch over … Continue reading Nurse in the House?