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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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10 Best Practices for Patient Safety

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search This article lists 10 ways we, as nurses, can advocate for our patient’s safety.  These are not new and really are things we all are already doing in our daily nursing practices, but it never … Continue reading

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Overworked and understaffed

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article I found that is an opinion of Dennis Kosuth.   Although I am usually not rabid in my push for improved nurse staffing, I do find myself looking around and thinking, “There has to … Continue reading

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Costs on rise, nurses protest staffing changes

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI am a staunch supporter of some type of national nurse-to-patient ratio to be enacted.  I feel this way because I know what it is like to work a shift with too many patients and not … Continue reading

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Healthcare Advocates Demand More Nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchWhen I found this article, my first thought was, “Oh, another article about why staffing ratios won’t work.”  So then I read the entire article to see if I was right. Wrong!  This is a new … Continue reading

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Prescription for success: Don’t bother nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchWhen I read the following article, I sat and thought to myself, “How obvious!”  It amazes me that we never take the time to step back and observe the entire process that we go through daily … Continue reading

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