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Nurse Eye Roll: Ischemic Stroke – Patient Priorities

Alas, stroke patients.. my one true nursey love. I love my stroke patients.  They have a special place in my heart. So, you just got report...
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Bitten by a Turkey? There’s an ICD-10 code for that!

It's bigger, it's badder, it's more billable medical codes than you could ever imagine.  Ladies and gentlemen, it's the newest iteration of  the “International Classification of Diseases”! The...
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Dermatitis: The Nurse’s Allergy

Does the skin on your hands frequently feel dry and irritated? You’re not alone. Nursing has long been recognized as a profession at high...

Be Inspired By “The Call of Nursing: Stories From The Front Lines of Health...

Every so often, we stumble across a book on nursing that we can’t wait to share with our readers. Our newest pick?   William B. Patrick’s The...
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7 Tips For Staying Close With Your Non-Nurse Friends

Nurses, we know that your schedule doesn’t exactly cater to a lively social life. But let’s be real—if you isolate yourself from friends and family who...
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Top 10 Funniest Explanations Your Patients Have Given You

.S Sometimes patients just do some wonderfully weird stuff. From the crazy things they try when they’re alone to the odd things they tell you,...

Nurse Scheduling Nightmares

How two clever nurse managers found low cost options to streamline scheduling. ...
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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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What Should I Do When I Have an Allergic Reaction on My Shift?

Whether you have seasonal allergies or just get sensitive around certain irritants at work, having an allergic reaction during your shift can pose a...
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Murphy’s Nurse

It’s Murphy’s Law—“If something can go wrong, it will”—as seen by nurses. Perhaps some of these “oh Lordy I’ve been there” scenarios will sound familiar...

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