Many parents are anxious about cutting their infant’s fingernails. A simple solution is to use an emery board on a regular basis to keep the nails shorter and smoother. — Pat Chichon, RN, MSN, NP, Lambertville, N.J. (167-7)

These are letters from practitioners around the country who want to share their clinical problems and successes, observations and pearls with their colleagues. We invite you to participate. If you have a clinical pearl, submit it, here.