Monthly Archives: April 2010

Survey: Nurses spending up to one quarter of time on indirect patient care

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife We nurses have always known that there was much we did that took us away from our patients.  We all have been complaining for years that there is too … Continue reading

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Bill Boyne: Telemedicine can make big advances in health care

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI am not sure what I think about the advent of telemedicine, but I know it is a change that is inevitable.  With all the technological  advances being made daily, there is simply no way that … Continue reading

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Do We Still Need Nurses Week?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by vernon_dutton via Flickr National Nurses Week.  Hmmm.  That is coming soon, isn’t it?  I think the 6th of May will kick it off and it continues until the 12th.  Wow!! Big celebrations coming, … Continue reading

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MRSA More Likely to Lurk in Certain Patients

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by jbtiv via Flickr MRSA has become a major issue nurses face daily.  It was once very rare, but now has become almost commonplace. The question I have about this disease is what becomes … Continue reading

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Better Training Needed to Curb ‘Fatism’ Within the Health Professions, Study Finds

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Tobyotter via Flickr Here is an interesting article that shows us an area we need to improve upon.  When I first read this, I thought it silly that Science Daily would be posting … Continue reading

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Nursing our way out of a doctor shortage

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article that talks about the physician shortage currently looming and the way nursing can help fill the empty spaces to provide basic care and free up the physicians to see the patients that really … Continue reading

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Nurse Staffing Effectiveness in 2010: The Interim Standards

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article I found that I really was amazed to find.  It seems the Joint Commission is about to step up to the plate in the debate over patient safety and nurse-to-patient ratios.  Hmmmm……….. … Continue reading

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The three-legged stool of quality

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis was just a small blurb I found in an email today.  I posted it because I think we forget the importance of how everything has to work together to give our clients a good outcome.  … Continue reading

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Not Enough Nurses, Not Enough Time: The Crux of Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article that looks at staff to patient ratios from a different perspective.  These nurses are in upper management and are not only concerned with staffing but with patient outcomes as it affects payment by … Continue reading

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Nurse Appreciation 52 Weeks a Year

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis is one of the best articles I have read in a very long time.  Nurses around the world need to read this and know that they are truly appreciated for all the things they do. … Continue reading

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