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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 Things to NEVER Say to a Nurse

Nurses hear it all: The good, the bad, and the (very, very!) ugly. From pushy patients to bossy doctors, nurses handle it all with...
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How To Prepare For A Workplace Romance

It’s one of those ‘under the breath’ hush-hush topics that is usually only discussed in the break room or behind closed doors. The dating...
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5 Things You Need To Give Up To Get A Nursing Job

It’s time for the reality check. Having a degree isn’t always enough and, sorry to break it to you, you aren’t likely to get...
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Up Your Nursing Game With These 7 Simple Things

Being a nurse is unlike many professions. Not only does it require constant learning and keeping up with the latest innovations in the medical...
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Recognizing & Coping With Nursing Burnout

Nurses are often compassionate by nature. After all, one of the reasons you may have chosen nursing is to help people. But...
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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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12 Things To Be Thankful For This Holiday Season

If anybody knows just how much there is to be thankful for, it’s a nurse. We asked the folks on our Facebook page to fill us in...
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Ouchies & Boo–Boos : Easing The Pain Of Your Littlest Patients

It could be argued that a pediatric nurse has double the work of any other. The patients may be smaller, but the work involved...
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Juggling The Holidays

The other night I was completely prepared to work my Thanksgiving holiday night-shift. I’d baked a couple of casseroles to share in the unit...

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