Monthly Archives: October 2010

Brother, Can You Spare an RN?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchA friend recently sent me this article in an email.  I read it and I have to say I was appalled by the thought of this type of teaching for new nurses.  Nursing is all about … Continue reading

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FL nursing shortage will grow | Jacksonville Business Journal

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search This is one of the few articles I have found about the nursing shortage that actually includes the economic slowdown as well as the impending changes from the new health care bill.  Although many states … Continue reading

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Technology Monitors Nursing Performance

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Getty Images via @daylife I read this article with much interest.  I guess things really are terribly different between med-surg and psych in that I was lost pretty soon after I started reading … Continue reading

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Hospital launches new telemedicine program for stroke and child trauma Neurologists and child trauma experts can now view patients at suburban Seton Hospitals through a webcam.

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here’s an article in the Austin American Statesman that shows the benefit of developing technology for better patient outcomes.  At Seton Hospitals here in Austin and the surrounding areas, this one technological … Continue reading

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How do so many journalists miss it?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search This article originally appeared in The Washington Post, but I found it on one of my favorite websites, The Truth About Nursing.  This article is stunning in that a nurse was able to use common … Continue reading

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Commentary: To Improve Health Care, Broaden the Role of Nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an interesting article about the future of nursing.  I believe this study caused an immediate response from the AMA to point out quite clearly that nurses are not doctors.   I, for one, don’t have … Continue reading

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Linking Medical Errors, Nurses’ 12-Hour Shifts

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs a 12 hour shift worker myself, I read this with concern.  I love working three days and being off 4 days.  It may be the only way I can stay working as a nurse until … Continue reading

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Hospital bed transfers put thousands of patients at risk of infection

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article I found on Nursing Times that comes from across the ocean.  It seems that our sisters over in the British Isles struggle with many, if not all, of the same issues we … Continue reading

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Three steps to ensure new charge nurses are successful

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs a charge nurse on my unit and having been a charge nurse many times during my career, I read this article with interest.  I have always wondered why, with all the push on nurses to … Continue reading

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