Care experience does not make students better nurses, study shows

Care experience does not make students better nurses, study shows

Nursing students with previous caring experience are less likely to perform better academically and clinically than those who have none, research shows. (more…)

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38 Facts about Your Body you maybe didn't know?!

38 Facts about Your Body you maybe didn’t know?!

It’s not an overstatement to say that every part of your body is a miracle. (more…)

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Workplace violence in the health sector: what are the consequences?

Workplace violence in the health sector: what are the consequences?

Exposure to violence in the workplace can lead to serious consequences for health sector employees. (more…)

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UK healthcare workers to be quizzed about fighting Ebola in west Africa

UK healthcare workers to be quizzed about fighting Ebola in west Africa

UK healthcare workers are being encouraged to complete a survey about helping with the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. (more…)

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Hospital logs staggering 2.5 million alarms in just a month

Hospital logs staggering 2.5 million alarms in just a month

Following the study of a hospital that logged more than 2.5 million patient monitoring alarms in just one month, researchers at UC San Francisco have, for the first time, comprehensively defined the detailed causes as well as potential solutions for the widespread issue of alarm fatigue in hospitals. (more…)

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Ebola's deadly toll on healthcare workers

Ebola’s deadly toll on healthcare workers

Since its first outbreak in Guinea in December, 2013, Ebola has hit West African healthcare providers disproportionately hard. Hundreds of healthcare workers have been infected, many of whom have died, according to the World Health Organization. (more…)

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Ebola's deadly toll on healthcare workers

Tightened guidance for U.S. healthcare workers on personal protective equipment for Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tightening previous infection control guidance for healthcare workers caring for patients with Ebola, to ensure there is no ambiguity. (more…)

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How a Carer Can Give Best Care To His Ailing Loved-One At Home?

How a Carer Can Give Best Care To His Ailing Loved-One At Home?

You have an ailing family member at home. Due to age, or an illness, or a surgery, he/she is confined to the bed, and can’t do things on their own; they need you to get up from the bed, to take medicines, to walk around, to bathe, and even when they have to attend nature’s […]

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Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act [Infographic]

The Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment launch on October 1, 2013 spurred discussion about the influx of newly insured patients and the shortage of primary care professionals. (more…)

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Images of Nursing:"I'm just a nurse"

Images of Nursing:”I’m just a nurse” [VIDEO]

A short documentary exploring stereotypes of nurses and the nursing profession. (more…)

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