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How Do You Celebrate Nurses Week?

What are you doing for National Nurses Week? Any special plans, activities or traditions? Every hospital I’ve ever known and every hospital I’ve ever...
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Part Nurse, Part Detective, Part Crimefighter—and the List Goes On

Nurses wear a lot of hats, even though they hardly get enough recognition for one. Indeed, few people recognize how often nurses expand their...
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Nurse Donates Portion Of Liver To Little Girl With Rare Disease

A registered nurse and director of emergency services at Sky Ridge Medical Center has gone above and beyond the call of duty in her devotion to...
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Podcast Perfection: A Top 10 List For Nurses

It can be hard to find and feed new interests when you hardly have time to feed, well, yourself. Totally mobile and positively brimming with variety, podcasts...
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Be Kind. Take Care Of Those Who Take Care Of You.

What is the name of the housekeeper that works on your unit (or the Environmental Services department)? Not just your unit, but anywhere in...

Be Inspired By “The Call of Nursing: Stories From The Front Lines of Health...

Every so often, we stumble across a book on nursing that we can’t wait to share with our readers. Our newest pick?   William B. Patrick’s The...
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Advice To Management On The Occasion Of Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week, ModernNurse readers! We know your jobs are hard ones. You get all of the kicks and none of the kisses, and you’re...
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How The Brain Recognizes Objects

When the eyes are open, visual information flows from the retina through the optic nerve and into the brain, which assembles this raw information...
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Remote Australian Nurse Saves His Own Life

It almost sounds like the plot of a medical TV show, but it's the real deal. A nurse in Coral Bay, a remote location in Western...
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12 Memorable “First-Time” Nurse Moments

Nursing is a profession filled with first-time experiences. For better or for worse, we’re pretty sure they never come to a stop. Then there are...

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