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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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Top 10 Nursing Lessons From Your Mentors

Every single nurse experiences a learning curve, and that transition from nursing student to practicing nurse can be a doozy! That’s why you need someone...
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Is Technology At The Bedside An Asset Or A Hindrance?

The influx and popularity of technology within the world of healthcare can sometimes overshadow its developing dominance at the bedside. Everything from the electronic...
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10 Alcohol Pad Hacks For The Resourceful Nurse

It’s time to talk about the unsung hero of our profession: alcohol pads. Although they aren’t soaked in unicorn tears, as previously believed, these tiny...
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The Right And Wrong Way To Introduce Yourself To Patients

When you meet a new patient, you’ll need to introduce yourself. But for many nurses, this is easier said than done. If you’re not...
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Because of Nursing Research: End-of-Life Care in the ICU

Patients in an ICU are usually very sick or seriously injured. Many are unconscious or incapacitated and most require technology to support life. They...
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7 Tips To Stay Calm During A Patient Emergency

It’s an hour from the end of your shift, and you’re at the nurse’s station filling out some paperwork. It’s boring – and you’re...
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Using Science to Prescribe: The Future Is Here!

My patients often hear me say: “Medicine is an art not a science”.  While I do not mean science is not the basis of medicine,...
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Nurses’ Best Advice On How To Ask Sensitive Questions

We understand that you’re a nurse and very little can shock or embarrass you. Still, let’s acknowledge that many of the things you see and hear can...
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What Are The Most Effective Operating Room Infection Control Practices?

While hospitals grapple with what OR infection control procedures work best, a new study of Texas hospitals has determined two areas that stand out:...

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