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What Do You Think? –Mandatory Flu Vaccines For Health Care Workers

A recent study about mandatory flu vaccines for health care workers caught our attention. The multi-institutional study found that mandatory flu vaccines improved participation...
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Patient Prejudice: New Survey Finds Bias Toward Doctors, Nurses

A majority of doctors (59%) say they confront bias from patients, including offensive remarks about gender, age, race and ethnicity, according to a new...
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Nurse Staffing Levels Linked To Patient Satisfaction

Patients' unfavourable views of hospital care are strongly linked to insufficient numbers of nurses on duty, rather than uncaring staff, indicates observational research published...
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Missed Nursing Care Due To Low Nurse Staffing Increases Patient Mortality

Failure to deliver complete nursing care explains why hospitals with lower registered nursing (RN) staff levels have a higher risk of patient death, a...
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ER Staff Saves The Day After Family Dog Mauls Girl’s Elf On The Shelf

When a Florida hospital manager’s dog mauled her young daughter’s Elf on the Shelf, she called on her colleagues to save the day. Jenn Thelen’s co-workers at...
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3 Ways Nurses Can Help Families Cope With Grief

Medical workers are no strangers to grief. Recent data shows that 63% of Americans die in hospitals, and nurses can sometimes struggle to support...
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Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To...

Whether in a hospital or at a doctor’s appointment, nurses greet patients with a comforting warmth and kindness. Despite this, nurses are at risk...
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10 Most Unnecessary And Overused Medical Tests and Treatments

We know you are going to have opinions about this...Unnecessary medication. Tests that don't reveal the problem, or uncover a "problem" that isn't really...
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Patient Satisfaction With Pain Management Linked To Nurse Staffing

Hospital patients' satisfaction with pain management is linked to nurse staffing, according to an article authored by nurse researchers from the Connell School of...
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Sometimes You Shouldn’t Say Sorry

Has this ever happened to you? One of your friends meets up with mutual co-workers for lunch every Friday. You ask to join, but...

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