Category Archives: Nursing Issues

What is alopecia?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchWhat is alopecia, anyway? If you look it up in a medical dictionary you will discover that it is a disease where the hair follicles attack their own hairs and the patient becomes bald.  There are … Continue reading

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Doctors Throwing Fits

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is a rather long article, but it is important and necessary to read and acknowledge the problem as it affects patient care and patient outcomes.  We all have to possibility of becoming a patient at … Continue reading

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I’m not a nurse

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article about female doctors, not nurses.  However, this article is important in that it addresses the stereotype that all the public have of who and what a “nurse” is.  It also addresses the … Continue reading

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Unapologetically a Nurse

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here is an essay I found on the Huffington Post headed “Unapologetically a Nurse”, and I am so glad I found it and glad I read it.  Nurses everywhere need to read this.  She defines … Continue reading

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The Patient Satisfaction Survey Score

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search  Here is an article that addresses a common issue found in today’s healthcare setting.  The Patient Satisfaction Score, although a great idea, has become an albatross around the necks of all healthcare workers.  It is … Continue reading

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Nurses: Why Are We Letting Them Burn Out?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchBurn out is real and a danger to all of us–both nurses and patients.  When your nurse is burned out, you get only part of the care that nurse is capable of.  When the nurse is … Continue reading

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Mean Girls of the ER: The Alarming Nurse Culture of Bullying and Hazing

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis article surprised me in that it comes from Marie Claire magazine.  Although written in 2015, the article still remains pertinent and applicable to today’s nursing.  There is the nurse culture of bullying and hazing and … Continue reading

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Nurses Endure Violence On The Job

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis incident was an eye-opening event for some about the shocking amount of violence nurses face on the job.  There is not a nurse anywhere who has not personally been abused at work or who has … Continue reading

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Rules About Violence Against Health Workers

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article from Kaiser Health News that addresses rules about violence against health workers and states that California’a rules may become the model for such rules around the entire country. As a psychiatric nurse, … Continue reading

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Nurse! What’s Taking So Long?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchThis is an interesting article from WebMD.com that tries to help patients and families understand why response to alarms could be taking longer than it should.  I know as a family member of a seriously ill … Continue reading

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