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Can Virtual Reality Help Prevent Falls In The Elderly And Others?

Every year, falls lead to hospitalization or death for hundreds of thousands of elderly Americans. Standard clinical techniques generally cannot diagnose balance impairments before...
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NPs Step In To Fill Growing Need For House Calls

Nurse practitioners are increasingly providing house calls for frail and elderly patients, eclipsing any other specialties in number of home visits in 2013, new...
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Study Shows Working The Night Shift And Workplace Incivility Increases Nurse Turnover

A recent study focusing on why there is higher employee turnover for nurses will have you saying, uhh, yeah, we know. It should come as...
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5 Tech Tools Every Student Nurse Needs

Somehow I’ve become a professional student. I’ve been going to school for way too long, for a variety of different reasons. Currently I’m proclaiming...
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Marijuana: 4 Facts Every Nurse Needs To Know

Since the beginning of the last century, the use of marijuana in the United States has been a legal taboo, no matter what the...
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New App Could Be Game Changer For Code Blue Team

A newly released app called the Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Mobile Application has helped save the lives of numerous patients whose hearts had stopped during...
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Survey Links Supply Chain To Patient Safety

How would you rate your supply chain process? Best bets this is not a question on the forefront of your mind while at work,...
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Which Nursing Specialties Have the Highest Turnover?

Nursing isn’t an easy job. The rookie ABCs of nursing could very well read: A is for angry families, B is for bodily fluids,...
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Human Vs. Computer -Which is Better at Diagnosing?

Increasingly powerful computers using ever-more sophisticated programs are challenging human supremacy in areas as diverse as playing chess and making emotionally compelling music. But...
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Longer Nurse Tenure on Hospital Units Leads to Higher Quality Care

When it comes to the cost and quality of hospital care, nurse tenure and teamwork matters. Patients get the best care when they are...

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