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Six Nursing Lessons on Death and Opioid-Induced Respiratory Compromise

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) released six lessons on death and opioid-induced respiratory compromise in honor of the death anniversary of 17-year...
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Podcast: Preventative Healthcare Practices May Prevent Blood Clots in Patients

According to the CDC, an estimated 60,000-100,000 Americans die annually of venous thromboembolism, commonly known as blood clots. The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety has...
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I Can’t Get No, Patient Satisfaction!

The United States healthcare industry has experienced more changes in the last three years than it has since the advent of Medicaid and Medicare...
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How To Improve Safety For Patients With Limited English Proficiency

Our Nation is becoming increasingly diverse and the role of language barriers and their impact on adverse events is now receiving greater attention. Approximately 25 million,...
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Why I Hope My Patients Hate Me

That got your attention, didn’t it!? Now, before you fly off the handle, let me explain. As nurses, our job is to improve the patient’s...
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Advice Lacking On Infant Care Recommendations

Many new mothers do not receive advice from physicians on aspects of infant care such as sleep position, breastfeeding, immunization and pacifier use, according...
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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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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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How To Deal With The Patient No One Wants To Take

As nurses, we all occasionally run into patients that could be described as “difficult.” For any of a variety of reasons, they’re unusually difficult...
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What Makes A Good Patient?

Patients and health care providers share a very personal relationship. Doctors need to know a lot about their patients, their family, and lifestyle to...

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