Nursing

Nyu Meyers' Niche Receives Grant From Washington State To Improve Care In Nursing Homes

The Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) has awarded Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE), a nurse-driven program based at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, a grant of more than $644,000 to improve the...

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Brickbat: A Regular Florence Nightingale

Patricia A. Waible, a nurse at the Bedford, Mass., Veterans Affairs Medical Center, was supposed to conduct hourly bed checks on her patients. Instead, she was playing video games the night Bill Nutter, a Vietnam War vet, died. A judge has sentenced...
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Strike By Nnoc/nnu Closes Ucmc Level 1 Trauma Program, Cutting Critical Service To The Community

The University of Chicago Medical Center has temporarily closed its Level 1 trauma center for adult and pediatric patients ahead of the holiday strike called by the National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU). It's the...
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Philadelphia Foundation Grants $100,000 To Penn Nursing From Robert I. Jacobs Fund For Hiv...

Penn Nursing has received a $100,000 grant from the Robert I. Jacobs Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation for HIV research. The grant supports an investigation, "Youth-driven Perspectives in HIV Biomedical Prevention and Cure Research," led by Jose...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Medical Research

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'fuzzy Logic' System May Help Neonatal Nurses Prevent Iv Catheter Failure

A "fuzzy logic" alarm system may help nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) predict impending catheter infusion failure - and prevent complications in critically ill newborns, reports a study in the October issue of Advances in Neonatal...
Related topics: Catheter, Medical Research

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How Doctors And Nurses Can Team Up To Fight Moral Injury

To fight the environment that leads to moral injury and burnout, doctors and nurses must eliminate clinical silos and work together to make an impact. Medscape Business of Medicine

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How To Keep Alzheimer’s From Bringing About The Zombie Apocalypse

I tried to kill my father for years. To be fair, I was following his wishes. He’d made it clear that when he no longer recognized me, when he could no longer talk, when the nurses started treating him like a toddler, he didn’t want to...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease

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Nurse Practitioner Pushes Dubious Aesthetic Treatments

Nurse practitioner aggressively advertises a plethora of aesthetic treatments, some of which are dubious. It's legal, but is it ethical?

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The Medical Profession Is Struggling To Preserve Humanity In A Cut And Paste World

Physicians and nurses deal with the deepest issues of the human condition: life and death. Our profession brings new life into the world and does our best to bring comfort and peace at the journey’s end. It is a profound and emotional experience...

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Hospital Administrator Accidentally Touches Patient

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Disclaimer: This post is from GomerBlog, a satirical site about healthcare. BOSTON -- Massachusetts Medical Center Vice President for Floor Nurse Oversupervision, Michael Huffenstuff, MBA, OPP, POS, had a terrifying...

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Survey Of U.s. Registered Nurses Points To Worsening Shortages

THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 -- The 2019 AMN Healthcare Survey of Registered Nurses raises concerns about the outlook for the nursing profession in the United States. Cole Edmonson, D.N.P., R.N., chief clinical officer of AMN Healthcare, and colleagues...
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Most Docs Don't Know Hair Care Is A Barrier To Exercise For Black Women

THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 -- The extra care that black women's hairstyles can require is often a barrier to exercise, but many U.S. health care providers aren't even aware of the problem, a new study finds. Researchers surveyed doctors, nurse...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Red Ponzi Panic: Chinese Hospitals Begging Nurses For Loans To Stay Afloat

Red Ponzi Panic: Chinese Hospitals Begging Nurses For Loans To Stay Afloat Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Speculative loans in China are souring rapidly. Ruzhou, a city of one million people provides examples. Struggling to...

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The Llama As Therapist

The charismatic llama is a welcome addition at some nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.

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New York Identifies Hospitals And Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

The policy change, for the virulent drug-resistant germ Candida auris, came as the C.D.C. reported that more people are dying of drug-resistant infections than it previously estimated.
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Loyola University Medical Center Names Timothy M. Carrigan, Phd, Rn Chief Nursing Officer

Loyola University Medical Center Names Timothy M. Carrigan, PhD, RN Chief Nursing Officer
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Improving Trauma Pain Outcomes

A 7-year prospective cohort study from the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center (CMCVAMC), University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania examined the...
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I've Had It With These Motherflipping Eggs On This Motherflipping Train

Woman fined £1,500 for tirade over commuter's weird brekkie Eating on the train is no yolk. One woman felt so strongly about it, she's now nursing a £1,500 fine after eggsploding with rage at a fellow commuter for gobbling a hard-boiled...

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Overnight Health Care: Top Health Official Defends Contract Payments To Trump Allies | Vaping...

Welcome to Tuesday's Overnight Health Care.Seema Verma defended her use of GOP communications contractors, Bernie Sanders landed an endorsement from the nurses union, a new poll highlights high prescription drug costs, and vaping advocates are...
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The World Finally Has An Approved Vaccine Against Ebola

Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019, in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA TULIZO ) Regulators in Europe have granted the world's first approval of a vaccine against...
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