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By Mary Ellen, PhD, RN, CNM Doherty,Elizabeth, PhD, RN, OCNS Scannell-Desch

Based on candid interviews with 35 nurses who have been deployed for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, this is often the 1st e-book to bare the stresses and ethical dilemmas they skilled as they transitioned again into daily life. The nurses percentage their problems with kin separation, medical reassignments, post-traumatic pressure illness, the perceived stigma of looking psychological overall healthiness counseling, and compassion fatigue. They describe how "doing nursing" in a struggle area replaced them in my opinion and extended their nursing abilities, and the way reintegration was once more challenging than that they had expected. as well as serving as a private account of the experiences,both person and collective,of those army nurses, the booklet will serve researchers as a compelling instance of qualitative, phenomenological, and descriptive research.

Interviewees describe in bright aspect their homecoming, family members changes, renegotiation of spousal and parenting roles, family and place of work demanding situations, and plenty of different dilemmas posed through the reintegration method. they supply insights and considerate techniques for adjustments to present army debriefing to enhance the studies of destiny wartime nurses. Encompassing all 3 branches of the army, the booklet additionally examines the variations among energetic accountability prone and reserve unit companies, problems with substance abuse, the Veterans management, the weight of a number of deployments, and different universal threads between nurses who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.


  • Provides vibrant narrative money owed of nurses' reintegration experiences
  • Delivers the 1st learn learn of nursing reintegration, including military, military, and Air strength Nurse Corps officials following deployment within the Iraqi and Afghani Conflicts
  • Demonstrates how a finished qualitative nursing study research may be crafted right into a hugely available, compelling account
  • Explores the private paths of 35 nurses strolling back from war
  • Addresses the reintegration adjustments among lively responsibility as opposed to reserve status

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