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A New “United We Learn” Model For Doctors And Nurses

The image isn’t at all shocking or unfamiliar: doctors and nurses working side-by-side in the hospital—treating, fixing, preventing, educating…you name it, they’re doing it....
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8 Secrets To Get Ahead In Nursing

These days, moving up is less like climbing a ladder and more like picking your way through a maze.  How to navigate that maze?...

New Risk-Based Methodology For Reporting Diagnostic Lab Results

A major study of electronic medical records by researchers at Florence A. Rothman Institute (FARI) introduced a new model for reporting laboratory test results,...
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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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Nurse Staffing Affects Patient Safety

Having well-educated nurses with fewer patients to care for can help reduce hospital deaths, a new NIH study suggests. The findings can help hospitals...
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Federal Report Shows Drop In Preterm Births, Increase In Adolescent Depression

The number of American infants born before the 37th week of pregnancy dropped slightly in 2013, as did the percentage of children with asthma...
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10 Awesome TV Nurses

The medical world and Hollywood have never been far apart. This partnership has spawned some of the most memorable moments in entertainment — from...

Proposed Advance Care Planning Coverage For Medicare Beneficiaries

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took a step toward improving care for Medicare beneficiaries with serious illnesses by proposing to adopt...
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Five Surefire Ways To Calm A Patient

While we nurses are in the business of saving lives, we sometimes have to remember that part of our “business” (I used this term...
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3 Specialties That Will Be BIG In The Future

Nursing—and medicine itself—is becoming increasingly specialized as new technologies are developed and as different conditions become more prevalent. It’s hard to know whether that...


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