Monthly Archives: March 2010

Calling the Doc-Nurse educators teach new grad nurses how to better communicate with physicians to improve patient care.

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchSBAR has just come to my hospital and I am sure it will be helpful in the nurse’s dealings with the on-call residents.  Most of the time they are first year residents and know absolutely nothing … Continue reading

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Shortage of Nurses Means Death After Hip Fracture

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by wonderferret via Flickr I found this article on Medscape Medical News.  This certainly is an eye-opener.  Here we have a study done by the medical profession that shows how staffing can affect patient … Continue reading

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Nursing Workforce Getting More Diverse, Older

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis is another take on an article I posted previously about nursing getting older.  I like this article because of the statistics that really make a point.  I also really like the site this comes from, … Continue reading

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Workplace Violence In The Medical Sector – A Unique Perspective

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article I found that addresses the differences between they type of violence found in offices and factories and they type found in medical facilities.  There is a difference; we, working in the field, have … Continue reading

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8 Reasons to Stay

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here’s a quickie to address the reasons to stay in nursing.  With all the bad press out there and with all the job stress, it is easy to forget the good things about being a … Continue reading

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Wyoming will review nurse pay plan, governor says

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by gravitywave via Flickr Excuse me!  I am not sure I read this article right. Could you please read this article and then tell me what you understand it to say.  I thought it … Continue reading

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10 Best Practices for Patient Safety

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search This article lists 10 ways we, as nurses, can advocate for our patient’s safety.  These are not new and really are things we all are already doing in our daily nursing practices, but it never … Continue reading

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DC/Maryland/Virginia Letters To The Editor

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere are two letters to the editors of Nurse.com that address the issue of staffing and safe patient to nurse ratios.  I found them to be quite interesting, even though they come from two different perspectives.  … Continue reading

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Nurses’ Research Settles a Common Cancer Concern: Skin Care

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Web address: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/03/ 100317112051.htm Here is a wonderful article that describes how a single nurse can have a remarkable impact on both  patients and the medical community as a whole.  I love when I find … Continue reading

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Who is the ideal nurse?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI found a wonderful site that has numerous links with information about the history of nursing with a focus on men in nursing.  Check it out.  There is some really great information at the site.  I … Continue reading

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