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5 Things Nurses Can’t Live Without in 2016

Stethoscopes, blood pressure monitors, medication guides. These are all essential items that your patients may not be able to live without. Add a notebook...
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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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5 Chiropractors Tell Nurses How To Take Care Of Their Bodies

It’s no secret that being a nurse is downright tiring at times! Whether it’s rushing for emergencies, standing for hours on end, or even...
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Stop the Spread Of Superbugs

Each year drug-resistant bacteria infect more than 2 million people nationwide and kill at least 23,000, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...
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Disaster Codes – Are You Prepared?

In this day and age, terrorism, bioterrorism, hazardous material and disasters have become common nomenclature to all of us. As nurses and health care...
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The #1 Stressful Thing About Being A Nurse

So, we all know there are a million things that ‘stress’ us out during our shifts. Do I really need to list them? Here...
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Survival Mode Time!

I had a rough shift the other night—you know, the one where you start off with a BIG assignment, run behind on everything the...
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Be Kind. Take Care Of Those Who Take Care Of You.

What is the name of the housekeeper that works on your unit (or the Environmental Services department)? Not just your unit, but anywhere in...
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Smart Habits of Injury-Free Nurses!

Health injuries are very common in the nursing profession. If you’ve been on the job for even a short time, you’ve probably gotten sick...
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A Practical Overnight Kit For Nurses

This past winter, I had to stay over a couple of days at work. Once I stayed with a friend, once in a room...

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