Nursing

Ups To Send Nurses For In-home Vaccinations

United Parcel Service (UPS) is preparing to test a service which will dispatch nurses to vaccinate adults in their homes, according to Reuters.  While UPS did not disclose which vaccines would be used in the project, vaccine manufacturer Merck...
Related topics: Vaccines, Reuters, Merck & Co

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Us Doctor Recalls How Serbs Thanked Him For Saving Kids Under Nato Bombs

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - When American cardiologist Dr. William Novick arrived to Yugoslavia with a team of US doctors and nurses in March 1999, he was unsure of what to expect.
Related topics: Nato, Cardiology

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Burned Baby Grows Up Haunted By Mystery Nurse In Photo And 38 Years Later She Tracks Her Down

Post by CafeMom Contributor. In 1977, Amanda Scarpinati was just 3 months old when she fell onto a hot-steam humidifier and suffered third-degree burns.Doctors at the Albany Medical Center in New York treated Amanda, but her scars left a lasting...
Related topics: Health Photos

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Critical Care Nurses' Work Environments Improving

FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- Work environments for critical care nurses have improved since 2013, though there are still several areas of concern, according to survey results recently published in Critical Care Nurse. Beth Ulrich, Ed.D., R.N., from...
Related topics: Polls

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100% Clean Energy Will Benefit The Health And Well-being Of All Minnesotans

Michael MenzelAs members of the medical and nursing professions, we applaud the introduction of legislation that would update Minnesota’s renewable energy standard to at least 80 percent by 2035 — and would get Minnesota to 100 percent clean...

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New Study To Explore Issues, Vision For Next Decade Of Nursing

A National Academies ad hoc committee met to discuss the beginning of a new study on how nursing can improve health and well-being in the United States during the next decade. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research

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Fertility Fraud; Pharma's 'patient' Advocacy; Mass. Nursing Homes Fined

(MedPage Today) -- This past week in healthcare investigations
Related topics: Fertility

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Why Are We Hemorrhaging Emergency Nurses?

I started my medical career late. Really late. By that time, I’d lived a few lives. I’d earned a boatload of initials. I’d changed husbands, languages, and continents. I’d written a useless novel, and I’d been a Mary Kay lady. One day over...

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Physicians, Nurses Prioritize Mindfulness Differently

Anxiety and stress were the most common conditions for which providers prescribed mindfulness interventions. Deep breathing and meditation were the top methods of choice. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Anxiety, Stress

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A Tale Of Two Viruses: Why Aids Was Pinned To Hiv, But Chronic Fatigue Remains A Mystery

Vincent Racaniello is Higgins Professor of Microbiology & Immunology at Columbia University, where he oversees research on viruses that cause common colds and poliomyelitis. He teaches virology to undergraduate, graduate, medical, dental, and...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, AIDS, HIV, Medical Research

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Losing Patients To Surprise Bills: Healthleaders Media

(MedPage Today) -- Also, readmissions improve with patients receiving nursing not home care

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Most Teens Report Using Marijuana Less Often After Legalization

Only one group of teenagers used marijuana more often after retail sales were legalized in Washington than they did before – high school seniors who work 11 or more hours per week, according to new research led by a WSU College of Nursing...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Men Can Now Breastfeed Video - Cnet

The Father's Nursing Assistant, by Dentsu, is a breastfeeding device to help dads put their little ones to sleep.
Related topics: Health Videos

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State Of Hawaii Disciplines Firms, Individuals

The following disciplinary actions were reported by the Hawaii state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs for cases during February 2019:   BOARD OF NURSING  Yiuman K. Ku, aka Kenneth Ku (RNS 2015-79-L), license suspension 18 months,...

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Here Are 5 Infamous Religious Cults That Used Sleep Deprivation To Control Their Followers

In the early 1970s, after suffering a heart attack, a bed-ridden Marshall Applewhite had a revelation. The army vet and mystic decided that he and his nurse, the Pynchonianly named Bonnie Nettles, were “The Two,” a biblically prophesied pair of...
Related topics: Religion

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Post-acute Care At Home Tied To More Readmissions Than Skilled Nursing Facilities (cme/ce)

(MedPage Today) -- Readmissions up at 30 days for Medicare patients discharged to home care while total payments down
Related topics: Medicare

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Call Me Cozy

As I struggle with chronic pain, cozy for me is less hygge and more my ex-boyfriend’s mother, nurses with juice and weird, sandy doughnuts.
Related topics: Chronic Pain

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Nurse That Cared For Stephen Hawking Cited For ‘misconduct’

It's been about a year since the world lost one of its brightest minds. Stephen Hawking, who devoted his life to science while battling a debilitating motor neuron disease for over half a century, passed away in his home in Cambridge, England, and...
Related topics: Neurons

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For A New Jersey Care Center, The Cost Of 11 Children's Lives Is $600,000

The Wanaque Center for Nursing And Rehabilitation "put profit before care," and 11 kids died as a result.

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The Power Of Gratitude In The Workplace

The study shows that being thanked more often at work predicted better sleep, fewer headaches and healthier eating, because it improved nurses' work satisfaction.
Related topics: Medical Research

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