Nursing

Randomized Quality Improvement Projects Help Assess Effectiveness Of Patient-focused Programs

Hospitals routinely implement processes aimed at increasing provision of high quality care for patients, such as calling patients to encourage follow-up visits or providing doctors and nurses with alerts in electronic health records to prompt...

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Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Despite increasing roles of nonphysician providers (NPPs) in health care (nurse practitioners and physician assistants), they still rarely interpret diagnostic imaging studies, according to a study published online...
Related topics: Medical Research

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World Health Leaders Warn The World Is Dangerously Unprepared For A Pandemic

In October 2014, a man died of Ebola in Dallas. Two of the nurses who treated him contracted the virus. Days later, a physician returning from West Africa was diagnosed with Ebola in New York City. Although the authorities said there was no reason...
Related topics: Ebola, Virus, Virology

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Cops: Nursing Assistant Admitted Assaulting Patients, Said He Had A "fetish For Older Females...

Defendant Falo Kane, 32, has been a licensed certified nursing assistant since October 2006, according to Florida Department of Health records. read more
Related topics: Police

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That’s Why I Became A Nurse

My anger rises when I see the TV “nurse” with her short white dress and her breasts spilling over her pronounced cleavage and her submissive voice speaking to this muscular male MD. Her quick giggle and pretentious demeanor is a...

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Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing Named 2019 Best Schools For Men In Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been named a 2019 Best Schools for Men in Nursing by the American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN). It is being recognized for its history, consistency, quality, and commitment to creating an...

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‘they Feasted On Him’: Ants At Va Nursing Home Bit A Veteran 100 Times Before His Death,...

“The ceiling, the walls, the beds. They were everywhere."

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Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing Named 2019 Best Schools For Men In Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been named a 2019 Best Schools for Men in Nursing by the American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN). It is being recognized for its history, consistency, quality, and commitment to creating an...

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Kaiser Healthcare Workers Plan For Nation’s Largest Strike Since 1997

More than 80,000 Kaiser Permanente emergency medical technicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other staffers are threatening to walk out of work next month, in what could be the nation’s largest strike since 1997. The authorization to...

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News Digest – Cancer Survival Comparisons, Nhs Nurse Shortages, Antibiotics And Chicken?

UK cancer survival improving, but still lagging behind other countries An international study published this week revealed the number of people surviving cancer in the UK has increased since 1995. But it also revealed how much progress still needs...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Antibiotics, Medical Research

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‘world’s Sexiest Nurse’ Lauren Drain Drives Instagram Wild With Insanely Toned Butt And Legs

Fitness model and personal trainer, Lauren Drain, showed why she’s called the “World’s Sexiest Nurse” when she uploaded a photo of her insanely toned butt and legs to Instagram on Friday. In the photo, Lauren is wearing a...
Related topics: Instagram, Health Photos

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Letters To The Editor: I Cared For Polio Patients In Iron Lungs, And I'm Sick Of Anti-vaxxers

A retired nurse recalls a month spent treating polio-stricken children in iron lungs before most vaccines were widely available.
Related topics: Anti Vaxxers, Vaccines

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Incredible Health’s Hiring Platform For Nurses Gets $15m Led By Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz has led a $15 million Series A in US-based job matching platform for nursing vacancies, Incredible Health. Other investors in the funding round include NFX, Obvious Ventures, Precursor Ventures and Gingerbread Capital. To date...

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A Breeding Ground For A Fatal Scourge: Nursing Homes

Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor care and low staffing.
Related topics: Germs

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Nursing School Named In Recognition Of Gift By Weathertech Ceo David Macneil

Dominican University has named the Elizabeth T. MacNeil School of Nursing in recognition of a gift by alumnus David MacNeil, CEO of MacNeil Automotive (WeatherTech) in honor of his late mother, a pediatric nurse and teacher.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Infanticide Hearing Witness Says Hospital Created ‘comfort Room’ For Aborted Babies To Die In

Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois, allegedly has a ‘comfort room’ for aborted babies who are born alive to die in, according to nurse Jill Stanek. Stanek spoke about her experiences Wednesday at a hearing on the Born Alive Act in...

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‘world’s Sexiest Nurse’ Lauren Drain Almost Spills Out Of Her Teeny Red Bikini

Lauren Drain has pretty much brought Instagram to its knees with an incredible new post that showcases her killer body in a teeny red bikini. In fact, the bikini is so small that her nipple is just centimeters from the edge of fabric. The buxom...
Related topics: Instagram

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Nearly 1 In 6 Docs Say They Make Diagnostic Errors Every Day

Nurses, NPs, and PAs made estimates similar to physicians' in a Medscape poll. Numbers vary by specialty. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Polls

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How To Win Over Difficult Patients

(MedPage Today) -- A nurse offers 5 tips for approaching tough situations

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Ap: Women Facing Restrictions Seek Abortions Out Of State

At a routine ultrasound when she was five months pregnant, Hevan Lunsford began to panic when the technician took longer than normal, then told her she would need to see a specialist.Lunsford, a nurse in Alabama, knew it was serious and begged for...
Related topics: Abortion

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