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Nurse Eye Roll: Nurses – Protect Your Back!

After you land your first nursey job, you’ll sit through a long orientation.  You’ll have just come back from lunch in a food coma,...
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Nurse Eye Roll: Advice For Male Nursing Students

I frequently get a lot of questions from guys looking into becoming a nurse but they want to know what it’s like to work...
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Million Hearts Launches Annual Blood Pressure Control Challenge

Does your hospital, clinic or private practice achieve sustained hypertension control rates of 70 percent or above?  The U.S. Department of Health and Human...
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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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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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5 Things You Probably Forgot To Disinfect

As sanitary as nurses are, we still think there’s a good chance that a handful of you are going to browse the following list of...
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Seven Steps to Reducing Pressure Ulcers

Institution-acquired pressure ulcers are a leading threat to modern quality healthcare. Research by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare...
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Listening To Music During Surgery Reduces Pain And Anxiety

A new study confirms listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces people’s pain, anxiety and need for painkillers. Led by Queen Mary...
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A Major Trash-Talking “FAIL”

So you have a gastroenterologist, an anesthesiologist and a medical assistant…. Sounds like the beginning of a tawdry joke for the medically inclined, doesn’t it?...
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10 Alcohol Pad Hacks For The Resourceful Nurse

It’s time to talk about the unsung hero of our profession: alcohol pads. Although they aren’t soaked in unicorn tears, as previously believed, these tiny...

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