Saturday, August 8, 2020

Nursing

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Hospital Wristband Finally Identify ‘Pain in the A**’ Patients

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SILICON VALLEY, CA – Following failed internal quality improvement efforts targeting drug-seeking patients, one California hospital took on a new tactic for difficult-to-deal-with patients. Like every other hospitalized patient who needs additional hospital wristband identification...
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Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing 2016 Interpretation

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Florence Nightingale, "The Lady with the Lamp," is the modern founder of the nursing profession and wrote Notes on Nursing: What It Is and What It Is Not in 1859, which has become a...

No-Show Rates Skyrocket Around Flag Day

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ARLINGTON, VA - Citing elaborate Flag Day celebrations, year after year patients just don't show up at Hamilton & Burr Trauma Hospital near our nation's capital.  We're not even talking about the usual Medicaid OB/GYN...
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Doctors and Nurses Fight Back: Proposal to Link Hospital CEO Salaries to Employee Satisfaction...

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CHICAGO, IL – State senators in Illinois voted yesterday 45 to 14 in favor of a new proposal put together by physicians, nurses, and other hospital employees regarding hospital CEO pay.  Proposition 56.3 states, "Hospital...

Level 1 Drama Algorithm for the Emergency Department

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We have all been there when a Level 1 Drama call comes through the doors.  New evidence has led to the creation of a Level 1 Drama Algorithm which was recently published in the...
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NCLEX Test Writers Admit to Picking Esoteric and Outlandish Questions

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TALLAHASSEE, FL - “Complete frustration” were frequent comments thrown around by recent test takers of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), hoping to obtain nursing licensure. "The test was complete bullcrap!" spewed Kerry Weathers.  "I took review...

SHITSTORM Red Flag Phrases During Patient Turnover

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DJIBOUTI, DJIBOUTI - The 5th annual Seminar of Hospital Internists Technologists Surgeons Traumatologists Others RNs and More (SHITSTORM) convention resulted in the drafting of a landmark document detailing the most common phrases heard in...

Hospital Gets Sexy as Overhead Speakers Start Playing a Little Marvin Gaye

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ATLANTA, GA - Time to slow things down... real… slow… and heat things up.  There’s a different feeling in the air at Georgia Medical Center (GMC) as the overhead speaker system has turned up...
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Male Nurse Insists Upon Being Called A Male Nurse

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CHICAGO, IL - Craig N. Dowd, a medical/surgical nurse at Middlefield Hospital has been identified as the only male nurse in America who actually wants to be known as a "male nurse." "I prefer it,...
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