Monthly Archives: May 2010

Remember the nurses who served and lost their lives

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchWith today being Memorial Day, I thought we should take a minute to remember those nurses who went to war to serve the boys fighting for us.  Many of them lost their lives right along with … Continue reading

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Health Care Costs and Financing

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia This article is from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. This article is an attempt to quantify the cost vs. savings … Continue reading

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Nurses Find Simple Ways to Improve Satisfaction

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis is another article about the effect of TCAB (Transforming Care at the Bedside) on the satisfaction of nurses.  As a member of my organization’s TCAB committee, I can see the benefit of this process for … Continue reading

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Rocking Eases Postop Ileus

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia I would like to use this blog to showcase some of the research that currently is in effect.  Nursing research is a growing area and I would like to present as much … Continue reading

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Quality Safety Investigator program empowers nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here is an article about involving the bedside nurse in improving patient safety.  While I applaud this effort, I believe that it has always been the bedside nurse who worried and addressed patient safety on … Continue reading

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Telehealth Services, Jobs on the Increase:

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by JonJon2k8 via Flickr This article simply shows the future of nursing and the openings that will be arising for nurses.  Nurse entrepreneurs will be interested in this trend because it will facilitate better … Continue reading

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Level of frailty predicts surgical outcomes in older patients, researchers find

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Christiana Care via Flickr This is a wonderful bit of research that we nurses should and can implement into our daily nursing.  Complications of surgery occur, but based on this study, there may … Continue reading

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Stressed nurses’ heart attack risk revealed

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is another great article from Nursing Times that I want to showcase here.  I read this article with trepidation, but I read it anyway.  I did not realize the implications that this study sets forth.  … Continue reading

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‘What struck me was the powerlessness many nurses felt’

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis article is very interesting and is also very timely.  Although the author is writing in and about nursing in England, I feel the information can be applied to all nurses, so I am posting it … Continue reading

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Quality: The Medical Home as Community Effort

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis article, found at HealthLeadersMedia.com, really interested me.  As a nurse, I am all about maintaining health and empowering my clients to make informed decisions.  The concept of an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is not new … Continue reading

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