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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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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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Debate over nurse-to-patient ratio hits Legislature

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchStaff to patient ratios always get talked about and usually with very hot tempers and arguments.  Nurses are drowning in patients in some places and there is no help in sight. California has state-mandated ratios that … Continue reading

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Hospitals struggle with shortage of registered nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article that addresses a significant problem hospitals all over the US are facing.  The need for more nurses continues to increase while the number of available nurses declines.  Nursing is a hard job … Continue reading

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Nurse-led clinics may not be new, but they may be the future

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere is an article that talks about the benefits for having nurse led clinics and the difference between a clinic run by medicine versus one run by nursing.  It’s an interesting article and is worthy of … Continue reading

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Prevent Readmissions With Discharge Planning

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search With The Joint Commission looking at “revolving door” admissions, it is time for everyone to get on board and start working to prevent readmissions.  Being readmitted benefits no one.  The patient feels like their health … Continue reading

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Texting improves medication adherence, patient health

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here is an article that shows the way new technology can be integrated into plans of care to obtain positive outcomes.  With smart phones taking front stage, it was only a matter … 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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Smartphones to the Rescue

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article from Advanceweb.com about technology and its impact on patient care at the bedside.  After reading this article, I have a new and better appreciation of the newer smartphones and the capabilities they open … Continue reading

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Level of frailty predicts surgical outcomes in older patients, researchers find

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Christiana Care via Flickr This is a wonderful bit of research that we nurses should and can implement into our daily nursing.  Complications of surgery occur, but based on this study, there may … Continue reading

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