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Nurses And Their Sixth Sense

Nurses do indeed have a sixth sense. No, I didn’t misspell “sick” sense. I mean, we have an instinct that civilians don’t have. The nursing...
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New Pediatric Quality Survey Captures Inpatient Care Experience

Surveying hospital inpatients and their families about their hospital experience is an increasingly important measure of care quality. However, researchers have lacked a standardized...
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New Study Sheds Light on Racial Differences In Trust of Physicians

A new Emory University study could help provide a clearer understanding of why black and Latino patients are less likely to trust their physicians than...
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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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Nurse Eye Roll: Post Operative Nursing Care Basics

You are rocking through your shift, feeling awesome because you kind of know what you’re doing now, and your charge nurse comes up to...
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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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Experienced Nurses : Great For Patients, Great For Hospitals

Patients cared for by more experienced nurses not only receive better care, but also have shorter hospital stays. This finding comes from an extensive study...
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What Do You Do When a Patient Dies?

We live in a culture where most people rigorously avoid talking about death, much less witnessing it firsthand. Over the course of a lifetime, the...
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Words Matter

A new John Hopkins study found stigmatizing language in medical records may affect the care a patient receives. When doctors and nurses read notes and...
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Most Americans’ Hearts Are Older Than Their Age

Your heart may be older than you are – and that's not good. According to a new CDC Vital Signs report, 3 out of...

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