Nursing

Nursing With Diabetes

(MedPage Today) -- Tips for how nurses can cope with their diabetes on the job
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Rape Victim Who Gave Birth At Phoenix Nursing Facility Is Not In A Coma, Lawyer Says

The 29-year-old rape victim who gave birth at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix last month is not in a coma, the attorney representing her said Friday.        
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Lack Of School Nurses Puts Los Angeles Students At Risk, Striking Teachers Say

Los Angeles teacher Natali Escobedo says she will never forget the image of a diabetic fourth-grader “wilting” at her school because there was no nurse on hand to administer his insulin. The episode, which followed years of tight budgets that...
Related topics: Diabetes, Insulin

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Morphine, And A Side Of Grief Counseling: Nurses Learn How To Handle Death

Nursing students have a lot to learn before stepping onto a hospital floor, but helping patients and their families through death is often neglected. A Tennessee university is trying to change that.
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"when Keizer And The Nurse Who Was To Assist Him Arrived, They Found Around 35 People Gathered...

"'They were drinking and guffawing and crying,' Keizer told me when I met him in Amsterdam recently. 'It was boisterous. And I thought: "How am I going to cleave the waters?" But the man knew exactly what to do. Suddenly he said, "OK, guys!" and ev

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Disrupted Sleep Plagues Hospital Patients, But New Program Might Help

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- Anyone who has cared for a hospitalized loved one knows that frequent nighttime sleep interruptions -- caused by noise or nursing checks -- are a big concern. But in a new study, a Chicago hospital adopted sleep-friendly...
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St. Luke’s In Houston Replaces Its President, Other Top Leaders After Series Of Care Lapses,...

by Mike Hixenbaugh, Houston Chronicle, and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center has ousted its president, its chief nursing officer and a top physician following numerous...

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Squee! Nurses Pregnant At The Same Time Deliver Adorable Baby Photos For Us To Fawn Over

The seven Illinois nurses and obstetrician tech who were pregnant at the same time pose with their newborns.        
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Burnout And Its Burden On Nurses

(MedPage Today) -- Job dissatisfaction is neither inevitable nor incurable

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For Decades, She Was Told She Was ‘just Anxious.’ A Midair Incident Uncovered The Truth.

How did a nurse — and especially her doctors — miss what was so obvious?

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‘we Had No Idea She Was Pregnant’: 911 Call Details Woman Giving Birth In Vegetative State

The baby was not breathing and turning blue, the nurse told the 911 dispatcher. "We are not prepared for this."

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American College Of Nurse-midwives: Communications Specialist

ACNM offers a competitive annual salary, health, dental and vision benefits. ACNM offers a 401K plan: American College of Nurse-Midwives: The full-time Communications Specialist is responsible for promoting the American College of Nurse-Midwives...

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Health And Beauty Tech Continues To Fail Pregnant Women

There's a thread on Fitbit's Feature Suggestion forum titled, "Add Pregnancy/Nursing mode for more accurate calorie estimates," with the first comment logged in December 2013. It was locked at 328 comments and 1,388 upvotes. In...
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If Your Smartphone Is Covered With Germs, So Is Your Doctor’s

Any self-respecting germaphobe knows that cellphones are filthy. They pick up microscopic crud from toilet stalls, gym benches, tray tables, and pretty much every other surface they—or we—touch. But doctors and nurses know better. They keep...
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Kate Hudson On New Baby And Breastfeeding Challenges: 'i Wish I Was A Milk Machine'

The 39-year-old actress recently gave birth to her third child and, like many nursing moms, is trying to balance breastfeeding and working.        

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The Discrimination Against Nurse Practitioners Must Stop

I have been a neonatologist for 30-plus years. Throughout my career, nurses and neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) have guided me, assisted me and comforted me through difficult patient care issues that arose. Even more importantly, they allowed me...

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U.s. News Reveals The 25 Best Jobs Of 2019

Top jobsSoftware developer.Statistician.Physician assistant.Dentist.Nurse anesthetist.Orthodontist.Nurse practitioner.Pediatrician.Obstetrician and gynecologist.Oral and maxillofacial surgeon.Physician.Prosthodontist.Read more...
Related topics: Gynecology

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A Change In A Patient Changed Us All

It was another simmering-hot Texas day, and the AC was faltering in the family-practice clinic where I worked as a family nurse practitioner. Most of our clients were poor and spoke only Spanish. My nurse, Eliza, approached, wide-eyed....

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Commissioning Healthcare Policy: Hospital Readmission And Its Price Tag

By ANISH KOKA MD  The message comes in over the office slack line at 1:05 pm. There are four patients in rooms, one new, 3 patients in the waiting room. Really, not an ideal time to deal with this particular message. “Kathy the home care nurse...

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Police Serve Warrant To Get Dna From All Male Employees At Hacienda Healthcare

The family of a patient who became pregnant and gave birth while in a coma at a Phoenix nursing facility is speaking out for the first time. They say they're traumatized and shocked by what they call the abuse and neglect of their daughter at...
Related topics: Police, DNA, Genetics, Coma

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