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Routine Nursing Screen Eradicates Pneumonia in Oncology Unit

By screening all patients for hospital-acquired pneumonia risk on admission to an oncology unit, nurses were able to introduce prevention measures to eliminate the infection.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Culture of Health: Why Your Patients' Home Environment Matters

Susan Hassmiller explain nursing's role in building a culture of health.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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South Dakota illegally placed disabled people in nursing homes, federal investigation finds

In violation of federal law, the state of South Dakota unnecessarily placed elderly people and people with disabilities in nursing facilities when they could have stayed in their homes and communities with appropriate support, a US Department of Justice investigation has found.  
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over 3 years ago
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South Dakota illegally placed disabled people in nursing homes, federal investigation finds

In violation of federal law, the state of South Dakota unnecessarily placed elderly people and people with disabilities in nursing facilities when they could have stayed in their homes and communities with appropriate support, a US Department of Justice investigation has found.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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South Dakota illegally placed disabled people in nursing homes, federal investigation finds

In violation of federal law, the state of South Dakota unnecessarily placed elderly people and people with disabilities in nursing facilities when they could have stayed in their homes and communities with appropriate support, a US Department of Justice investigation has found.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Let's Work Together to Solve Long Hours and Nurse Fatigue

Is nurse fatigue putting patients at risk?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Tailoring Antithrombotic Therapy in PCI: Latest Strategies and Considerations CME

This activity is intended for general and interventional cardiologists, internal medicine practitioners, primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) 2016 National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) 2016 National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AACN 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Those Three Little Words

We welcome to the blog a new contributor. Greg Brown has a background in nursing and is one of the people who makes education at CareFlight happen, and with courses happening across the country and occasionally overseas there is a lot of happening to happen. Greg has also had a career with the military and…  
prehospitalmed.com
over 3 years ago
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Registered Nurse Care Coordination

Care coordination is the preferred way to streamline care for complex patients. What roles do nurses play in the coordination of patient care?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Nurses Cut Rate of Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers in Half

A nurse-led initiative reduced the incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by half, saving one hospital hundreds of thousands of dollars.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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AAP Calls for a Full-time Nurse in Every School

Nurses should team up with a physician in every district, the policy paper adds. Medical, legal, and societal needs call for highlighting the school nurse role to improve health and school attendance.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Noninsulin Therapies in Type 1 Diabetes: Rationale for Consideration CME/CE

This activity is intended for diabetologists & endocrinologists, primary care physicians, cardiologists, nurses and pharmacists.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Do I Need a License to Be a Camp Nurse in Another State?

A nurse wants to volunteer as a camp nurse in another state for 2 weeks. Does she need to be licensed in that state?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Scots Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'may never run again' - BBC News

The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Zorro Swab Detects 20% More MRSA in Nursing Homes

The use of nasal swabs alone can lead to the underdetection of multidrug-resistant organisms, a study of nursing-home residents shows, but comprehensive swabbing can improve detection rates.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Nurses: Floating and Covering Unfamiliar Roles

As a critical care nurse, I am required to fill in on the rapid response team despite having no training in this area. Can hospitals do this?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Nurses on the march against plans to axe bursaries - BBC News

Hundreds of nurses and midwives are expected to join a demonstration in London calling for a rethink of plans to scrap maintenance grants for students in England.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago