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May 17, 2013 – 2,793 views
Resources for Nursing
Robust and accurate nursing documentation is an essential part of keeping medical practices away from litigation and lawsuits. With accurate documentation, patients can be more easily treated with the medications and procedures that have been noted to work best for their unique needs. For those who are new to the profession, or those who merely require a brief review, there are several key practices to be followed universally when meeting with every patient... Full Story 
May 13, 2013 – 1,119 views
Resources for Nursing
Patient fall prevention is a priority for hospital nurses, and it requires a multifaceted approach. Many hospitals complete a fall risk assessment on older patients when they are admitted to the hospital or nursing home. Falls are the leading cause of nonfatal injuries in all types of healthcare institutions. The risk of falling increases exponentially with... Full Story 
April 19, 2013 – 1,604 views
Nurses get extremely exhausted, and that is an understatement. They work grueling 12 hour shifts and sometimes it's not unusual for a nurse to work even longer than that. Nurses are a group of professionals that need a break, and a way to relax and unwind. There are some ways that a nurse can get some relaxation if the nurse is getting tired and weary... Full Story 
April 2, 2013 – 1,286 views
Local Anaesthetic are agents which block conduction of impulses in nerves. When applied locally, they produce loss of sensation in the desired area... Full Story 
March 15, 2013 – 1,612 views
Nancy Karen Culp RN
Nursing plays a vital role in this process since they will have the largest number of users and the software functionality and even hardware selection must be synchronized to their workloads rather than visa versa. What actually should happen is that the software functionality be designed to "overlay" onto nursing processes in an effort to not only improve but streamline workflow as well. That is a key factor of what Nursing Informatics is all about. In other words, knowledge of nursing workflows and shift routines is vital in order to understand how the software will be used and if customization is needed to meet... Full Story 
March 11, 2013 – 1,425 views
Nancy Karen Culp RN
Flash back to the 1960's when the first nursing homes were being built. Medical science had progressed to the point where people were living longer because of the medications and treatments available to extend life. In 1960 the average life expectancy was 69.7 years. Previous to this time, women were home and able to care for their parents and grandparents in that comfortable and familiar environment. Sometimes families were able to share this care giving with others and grandma or grandpa were moved from home to home of other loved ones that shared this responsibility... Full Story 
February 18, 2013 – 1,549 views
Mariette Tachdijan
How many nurses do you know who step outside for a cigarette during their break, or consume loads of junk food or caffeine at every chance they get? A few, you might say. You may even be one of those nurses yourself. Now, how many nurses do you know who take time out to stretch, quietly meditate, or do deep breathing exercises on their break? Probably none. Doesn't really seem conducive to work, appropriate, or simply practical, you might add... Full Story 
February 11, 2013 – 1,318 views
Dr. Brent Wells - Better Health Alaska
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) symptoms occur in the wrist and hand. The condition affects the functioning of the hand and fingers. Often the symptoms appear to be CTS, when it is really a neck problem. Conversely, it is commonly misdiagnosed as a neck problem, when in fact it is CTS... Full Story