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Patient Satisfaction With Pain Management Linked To Nurse Staffing

Hospital patients' satisfaction with pain management is linked to nurse staffing, according to an article authored by nurse researchers from the Connell School of...
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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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No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ for Boosting Patient Satisfaction

The factors that determine the level of patient satisfaction with pediatric care vary significantly depending on which departmental setting patients receive treatment within a...
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How Do I Deal With Over-Involved Families?

How many times have you wished for responsive family members? You know, the kind who will stay with the patient when you can’t, help...
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How Do I Deal With A Difficult Patient?

We all have them from time to time, that one difficult patient that no matter what you do for them, it is never right. ...
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Did You Read It? — Nurses Grant Dying Man His Final Wish, Ignore Hospital...

This story caught our eye as an example of nurses going above and beyond, and in this case around hospital rules, in order to...
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Nurse’s Incredible Dry-Erase Art Cheers Up Kids At Children’s Hospital

Get ready to smile and be blown away with one nurse's incredible creativity and ability to help “normalize the environment” for his patients. Edgar Palomo is...
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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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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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10 Nurse Bloopers As Told By Nurses

We all know that to err is human, and can give us a chuckle in the meantime. And while it may be considered bad...

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