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Interruptions Risk Medication Errors by Nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by DawnVGilmorePhotography via Flickr This was the topic of a research class I attended last week.  This is such a no-brainer, but at least people are starting to take note that there really are … Continue reading

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Noise levels can be hazardous to patient safety

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by peasap via Flickr My hospital is very loud all the time.  It’s really an issue.  Some of it is the type of patient we have, some of it is the staff forgetting that … Continue reading

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Hand Hygiene in Hospitals Not Up to Par

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search As a working nurse in a psychiatric hospital, I can attest to the fact that handwashing is not always done.  There are many reasons for this omission–lack of time, lack of facilities, lack of interest, … 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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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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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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‘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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Nurses Week, Past & Present

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchNational Nurse’s Week begins tomorrow, May 6th and goes until May 12th, which is the birthday of Florence Nightingale.  Nurses all around the world will be honored by their hospitals, the doctors they work for in … Continue reading

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Screening for Sleep Apnea

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Robbie Kennedy (Expresbro) via Flickr This article really opened my eyes and gave me food for thought.  I am sure that most if not all of my patients would probably meet the criteria … 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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