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Studies have shown that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. For the first...
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No doubt about it: being in charge is a tough job (we know charge nurses all around the country are currently nodding their heads...
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It’s not uncommon for a nurse to witness patients at their very worst. Frightened, emotional and often in immense pain, patients (and their loved ones) come...
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. Ever notice a little rattle noise when you walk? May be all the things you keep in your scrubs pockets. We wanted to know what...
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Historically, if you mentioned the word “tattoo” to a nurse, you might as well have drawn a line in the skin—er, sand. On one end of...
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According to a recent article by The Huffington Post, healthcare workers are suffering from an increased degree of violence in the workplace. From hospitals to healthcare...
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Mama said there would be days like this. Actually, Mama may not have known about days quite like this. Here are the early signs that...
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It should come as no surprise to you that nursing is an extremely unique occupation. On any given shift, you witness human kindness, pain, strength,...
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My job would be so much easier if my patients were aware of these 14 facts… 1. Medications come in different dosages. You might take...
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Most expectant parents look forward to the arrival of a healthy, well-developed baby. A premature birth drastically alters this expectation. The parents will have...