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6 Tips For Managing Patient Care While Living With Chronic Illness

For nurses, patient care is priority numero uno. From the moment you clock in until the moment you clock out (and often on your...
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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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New Pediatric Quality Survey Captures Inpatient Care Experience

Surveying hospital inpatients and their families about their hospital experience is an increasingly important measure of care quality. However, researchers have lacked a standardized...
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12 Things To Never Say To Older And Younger Coworkers

As people are staying healthier longer, many workers are choosing to remain in the workplace well into their 50s, 60s and 70s. What does...
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Million Hearts Launches Annual Blood Pressure Control Challenge

Does your hospital, clinic or private practice achieve sustained hypertension control rates of 70 percent or above?  The U.S. Department of Health and Human...
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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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Should Dogs Be Allowed in Hospitals?

Over the past couple of decades it has become increasingly common to find dogs lounging around offices during work hours. Now our furry friends are making...
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Hospice Offers Comfort For Older Adults At End Of Life. Should We Consider It...

A team of researchers from Yale University has studied how soon older adults who were experiencing distressing symptoms and disability were admitted to hospice...
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Do Animal-Assisted Therapies Work?

Several research teams are examining the potential benefits of bringing specially trained animals into clinical settings. These animal-assisted therapies are increasingly offered in hospitals...

5 Lessons From Nursing Greats Of The Past

Many of those who have walked the hallowed halls of hospitals before you have forged unique paths in nursing history. What lessons can you take...

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