Tag Archives: Conditions and Diseases

Zika Virus: NursingCenter has you covered

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere you will find an article about the Zika virus, complete with CEU’s, patient education, infographic, and more! I am posting this here to make this information available to all nurses.  I received this information in an … 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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Hospital-Acquired MRSA Infections On the Decline, CDC Says

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia I found this article on Business Week and thought it would be a good piece of information to showcase here.  At my hospital, we are still seeing quite a large number of … Continue reading

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The Do-It-Yourself House Call

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article from the Wall Street Journal about the future of medicine as it applies to chronic and debilitating disease–in this case, congestive heart failure.  Although I am sure the issue here was supposed to … Continue reading

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New Way Bacterium Spreads in Hospital

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by AJC1 via Flickr I am always interested when I find new research that helps me stay safe and helps me keep my patients safe from being exposed to organisms that can be potentially … 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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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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Drug-resistant bacteria on increase in U.S.: study

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchMRSA is a very dangerous organism, killing a number of people each year.  With it firmly entrenched out in our communities now, hospitals and nurses have a daunting challenge.  This article simply explains the results of … Continue reading

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Virulent Strain of MRSA Resists Treatment

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife   As a nurse in a psychiatric hospital, I am very alarmed by this article.  It seems that MRSA has become commonplace with the population I serve and my … Continue reading

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