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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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How to Keep Calm and Nurse On When Things Go Nuts

Many times in your nursey career, your seemingly awesome shift will turn crazy in a moment.   The mark of a good nurse is...
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5 Tips To Help You Console Your Patient

Therapeutic communication is one of the cornerstones of a nurse’s education. As part of the holistic approach to our care, we treat the patient,...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can A Chat With A Nurse Really Persuade Patients To Quit Smoking?

A short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her...
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5 Things Hospitals Can Do to Improve Outcomes of Weekend Surgeries

Studies have shown that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. For the first...

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