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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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The Dark Side Of The Shift

I’ve always envied those who can flip flop back and forth between day shift and night shift. How do they do it? I think I’ve...
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Florida Top In Nation For Pediatric Hospice Services

A new article by Lisa Lindley, PhD, RN from the University of Tennessee and Hospice Analytics shows Florida hospice providers offer 500% more pediatric...
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Can Nurses Have Fun Without Risking It All?

I’ve previously mentioned that, as health care professionals, we are never really “off the clock.” Some health care professionals have discovered the hard way...
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Personalized Medicine: Pharmacogenomics 101

Pharmacogenomics, the study of how genes affect the way medicines work in your body, is helping advance personalized medicine and allowing healthcare providers nationwide...
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Paralyzed Men Move Legs With New Non-Invasive Spinal Cord Stimulation

Five men with complete motor paralysis were able to voluntarily generate step-like movements thanks to a new strategy that non-invasively delivers electrical stimulation to...
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Your First ‘Code’

Lately I’ve been reflecting a lot on what it was like being a new nurse. Everybody remember their first code? Here’s a blog post...
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Become A Critical Care Nurse, They Said. It Will Be Fun, They Said

I am a proud, critical care nurse, and I have been in that specialty for the majority of my nursing career. Over the years...
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“The Healing Power of Kindness” – Did you read it?

Kindness can go a long way no matter what your job is, but when you work day-to-day with people dealing with the stressful issue...
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The Art of Ethics in Compliance & Clinical Activities

Home care and hospice organizations working to maximize their quality of care and financial performance are placing increasing emphasis on the development of ethics...

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