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How Much Can You Share With a Patient’s Family?

Family members want to know as much as possible, especially when their loved one is seriously injured or ill. But for adult patients, how...
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How to Keep Calm and Nurse On When Things Go Nuts

Many times in your nursey career, your seemingly awesome shift will turn crazy in a moment.   The mark of a good nurse is...
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QUIZ: Test Your Knowledge About Antibiotics

Try your hand at this quiz. Read each question and then click the button to the right of the answer you think is correct. 1....
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Can (and should?!) nurses be shamed into washing their hands at work?

Do you wash your hands as much as you should on the floor? New systems use a powerful emotion to make sure nurses and...
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5 Surprising Facts About Hand Washing

If you’re a nurse, you probably spend quite a bit of time every day washing your hands. Hand washing is the single best way...
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How Do I Deal With an Angry Family Member?

A patient’s family can become angry for any number of reasons. This anger is usually brought on by fear. Their loved one has become...
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Doc Uses Social Network To Diagnose Fatal Condition

. . When a 14 year-old boy visited the physician's office with a persistent cough, the primary care physician ran all the standard tests – yet...
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Skip The Soda, Opt For The Stairs To Feel More Energized

We've all done it -that moment during a shift where you are seriously lagging and all you can think of is caffeine, caffeine, caffeine!!!...
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A Practical Overnight Kit For Nurses

This past winter, I had to stay over a couple of days at work. Once I stayed with a friend, once in a room...
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The Dos And Don’ts Of Nursing

Nursing is a vastly complex career, and a career in nursing can often be totally stressful and hard to manage. There’s so much to...

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