Myths and realities of ageism and nursing.

  title={Myths and realities of ageism and nursing.},
  author={Susan A Letvak},
  journal={AORN journal},
  volume={75 6},
Ageism is pervasive throughout society, and it is an especially important issue for nurses because the nursing workforce is aging rapidly. This article explores ageism as it applies to women and nurses, along with the myths and realities about this prevalent attitude. It also presents strategies for managing and educating the aging nursing workforce. 


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