Nursing

Beyond Red Flags: Beware Of Black Butterfly Warnings

I’ve just discharged a kid with a cough, and there are no patients waiting to be seen. “I’ll be back,” I tell the nurse, as I slip away to the hospital kitchen and unlock the door. I steal two frozen grilled cheese sandwiches from the...
Related topics: Cough

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Independent Nps And Pas: One Doc's Endorsement

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants increasingly manage patient care independently. While professional physician organizations cry foul, this doctor is not alarmed. Medscape

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Daron G. Ferris, Md, To Receive 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award For Global Women's...

Daron G. Ferris, MD, the Founder of CerviCusco, will receive the 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women's Health for his dedication to cervical cancer prevention among the indigenous women in Cusco, Peru. Ferris created...
Related topics: Cervical Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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A Quick Ct Scan For The Frail And Elderly

First, you have to call up your daughter to pick you up and take you to the lab. It’s hard for the nurse to find your vein. The pain from his fishing around in your arm is not nearly as bad as the pain you always have in your hip, and back, and...

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Understanding The Nursing Shortage

(MedPage Today) -- Baby boomers – the generation born immediately after World War II – have left their mark on the U.S. and will undoubtedly leave their mark on the future of the nursing profession as they enter retirement age. U.S...

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Jumbo Undertaking: Elephant Milk Under The Microscope

On a recent sunny day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, a team of specialized zookeepers collected breast milk samples from two female elephants nursing their 1-year-old calves. Unlike the mechanical breast pumps used by human mothers, or the...
Related topics: Microscopes

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Couple Together For Nearly 65 Years Die On The Same Day

A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home

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Man, 86, Stabbed To Death In Virginia Rehab Center; Roommate Charged

An 86-year-old man was killed at ManorCare Health Services in Richmond. The victim, identified by Richmond Police as 86-year-old Robert Willoughby, was reportedly killed by his roommate at the Northside nursing and rehab center, sources told...
Related topics: Police

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Va Goes Too Far On Np Independence

]]>(MedPage Today) -- In September 2017, the Department of Veterans Affairs granted nurse practitioners the right to treat patients without physician supervision at VA hospitals and clinics across the country. According to this rule, nurse...

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Nursing Student Found Suffocated In Long Island Home

The Long Island nursing student who was suffocated to death was supposed to help out at her 6-year-old daughter’s after-school program — but loved ones instead discovered her lifeless body in bed inside her Farmingdale home, according to a new...
Related topics: Medical Research

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If You're A Nurse, Please Stop Embarrassing Your Entire Profession On Tik-tok

Back in 2018, Vogue magazine wrote a cover story on Serena Williams a.k.a. The Greatest Athlete Of All Time, and about how she underwent a serious medical scare after giving birth to her daughter, Alexis, which mostly involved her ailments and...

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Setting The Facts straight about the Joint Commission’s Stance On Food And Drink

A spirited discussion erupted over The Joint Commission’s role in prohibiting food in patient care areas: “Taking food and drink away from doctors and nurses is just cruel.” The rumor that The Joint Commission is the enforcer...

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2020 Is The Year Of The Nurse And Midwife

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2020 to be the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and Penn Nursing is joining in on the celebration. We want to help the public - in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and beyond - better understand the...

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Certified Nurse-midwives Lead Collaborative Care Model As Solution To Obstetrician Shortage

Fewer physicians are pursuing careers in obstetrics, in part because of the intense, round-the-clock demands of the job and a high burnout rate. An unusually large number of practicing obstetricians are expected to retire within the next decade,...

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Nurse Charged With Aggravated Abuse Of Disabled Girl

A nurse has been arrested on a charge of aggravated child abuse and neglect in connection with an allegation of abuse occurring in August 2019, according to a news release. Melissa Winer, 44, a licensed practical nurse, was charged after a...

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‘normal’ Human Body Temperature Has Changed In The Last Century

Whether you have a stomachache, a wrist sprain or a chronic disease, one of the first things doctors and nurses will do at an appointment is take your temperature. A normal temperature means your body is humming along the way it should. A higher...

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A Nurse's Viral Tiktok Video About How To Prevent Stds Is Sparking Conversations About Prejudice In...

A now-deleted TikTok video of a nurse promoting abstinence outside of marriage to prevent STDs went viral this weekend. The post prompted Twitter users to talk about other prejudices and racism that they've felt from medical professionals, both in...
Related topics: Health Videos, Social Media

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Nurse's Viral Video Faces Backlash For 'dangerous' Medical Advice: 'just The Truth'

A nurse with a massive social media following is facing backlash after posting a video that many criticized as promoting a “dangerous” way to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.Read more...
Related topics: Health Videos, Social Media

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The Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing Ranks At The Top For Online Education

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is top-ranked for its online master's nursing programs according to U.S. News & World Report's 2020 rankings. The school ranked No. 3 overall and No. 2 for its administration specialty.

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This Nurse Was Hiding The Truth Behind Social Media

She was new to this ICU. She was young, smart, funny, and considered one of the “cool” nurses. Before we could really get to know her, she exposed her wonderful, fantastic, perfect life all over social media. Their perfect two-story brick house,...
Related topics: Social Media

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