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Safe Nurse Staffing: 4 Key Points You and Hospital Admins Must Know

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an interesting article from NurseLabs.  I often post articles that pertain to nurse staffing, so of course this article caught my attention.  As a nurse for 25 years, I have often complained about staffing … Continue reading

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Reduce nurse burnout by treating nurses as well as we treat patients

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI really like reading articles on KevinMD.com.  It seems like an oxymoron, but I find that he is very pro-nurses and usually takes the side of nurses in most issues.  Maybe his mother or his wife … Continue reading

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Here’s why the epidemic strain of C. difficile is so deadly — and a way to stop it

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs a nurse, this particular disorder is perplexing and frustrating.  There is no way to know who will get this disease, but it will be someone who is in the hospital.  Once a patient on the … Continue reading

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Behavioral Healthcare Integration Needs Nursing Support

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article from HealthLeaders Media, which is an online journal I highly recommend to any nurse interested in what is happening in nursing today.  This article talks about the need to see patients as … Continue reading

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Patient location, gloves, worker type predict hand hygiene compliance

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s another article on the ever growing battle about handwashing in the hospital.  It is true that strict adherence to handwashing policy will save lives and money, but for some reason we have trouble following this … Continue reading

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Most in-hospital adverse events unreported: OIG

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article from ModernHealthcare.com  that addresses the failure to report events causing patient harm.  The article goes on to point out reasons for such a failure and the reasoning does make sense.  However, I … Continue reading

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Please thank your nurse this Christmas

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article that I found on CNN that I hope you will enjoy.  Christmas is one time of the year when nurses have to sacrifice time with family to care for patients.  It’s nice to … Continue reading

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Disruptive behavior, negligence, endangered patients, and millions of dollars

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here’s an article from the Patient Safety Monitor that makes my skin crawl.  Patient safety and well-being are tantamount to nurses.  Have we, as nurses, given up the role of patient advocate?  This article cites … Continue reading

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Nurse Staffing Costs Must Be Weighed Against Cost of Errors

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here is an article that talks about staffing…again.  This article, however, is written from the administrator’s vantage point and is remarkable in what it states.  Nurses are necessary!  Nurses can affect the hospital’s bottom-line in … Continue reading

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Patient Classification Systems Address Nurse Staffing Balance

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an interesting article from Health Leaders Media that I found.  I have read this article several times, because I am impressed with the information it contains.  It is not often that you come across … Continue reading

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