"Elderly woman's hands"

A team of researchers from Yale University has studied how soon older adults who were experiencing distressing symptoms and disability were admitted to hospice...
"Blurry operating room"

While hospitals grapple with what OR infection control procedures work best, a new study of Texas hospitals has determined two areas that stand out:...
"Close-up of emergency sign on building"

It’s an hour from the end of your shift, and you’re at the nurse’s station filling out some paperwork. It’s boring – and you’re...
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For many older adults, there’s no place like home. However, 80% of older adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 50% live...
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Each year drug-resistant bacteria infect more than 2 million people nationwide and kill at least 23,000, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
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What are the the deadly dozen circumstances and characteristics that can lead to burnout and empathy fatigue? Check which statements ring true for you,...
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One in 10 people are affected by a rare disease. Seven thousand different rare diseases exist. Ninety-five percent of these illnesses have no known...
"Dark hospital hallway"

Lately I’ve been reflecting a lot on what it was like being a new nurse. Everybody remember their first code? Here’s a blog post...
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Surveying hospital inpatients and their families about their hospital experience is an increasingly important measure of care quality. However, researchers have lacked a standardized...
"Emergency bay at night"

Working an overnight shift can take some getting used to and isn’t always an easy transition for an internal clock that is used to being...