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Long Shifts Lead To Nurse Burnout And Dissatisfied Patients

Extended work shifts of twelve hours or longer are common and popular among hospital staff nurses, but a study reports that nurses working longer...
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Do You Disinfect Your Steth After Each Use?

Do you disinfect your stethoscope after each use? A recent study revealed that the contamination level of a stethoscope diaphragm after a single use is...
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Our Ancestors Probably Didn’t Get 8 Hours A Night, Either

They stay up late into the evening, average less than 6.5 hours of sleep and rarely nap. College students during final exams? Working moms?...
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Virtual Humans Help Aspiring Doctors Learn Empathy

For medical student Katie Goldrath, the first time delivering difficult health news came when she had to tell a young woman named Robin and...
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Wireless Power Can Drive Tiny Electronic Devices In The GI Tract

Imagers, gastric pacemakers and other diagnostic and therapeutic tools could someday transform the way diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are measured and treated. But...
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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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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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Why Did We See ‘The Dress’ Differently? Answer Lies In The Shadows

Remember "the dress" that went viral a few years ago? You couldn't miss it -on news feeds, facebook, instagram, the nightly news. The photo...
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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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Does Employment of More Nurse Assistants Lead to Higher Mortality Rates And Lower Quality...

It's an important topic we've talked about before -do hospitals that employ more nurse assistants relative to the number of professionally qualified nurses have...

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