While patients are the ultimate focus and purpose of what we do and nurses make up the majority of the care that is provided to them, the voices of nurses are almost absent from the conference tables of the Boardrooms and Committees that direct decision-making on patient care. Doctors fill 20% of the board seats […]
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Question: What is the proper method by which to dispose of unused or expired medications? Response from Darrell Hulisz, PharmD Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio Patients often have medicine cabinets that are filled with unused and expired medications. Prescription drugs that […]
from the Mayo Clinic Reliable assessment of comatose patients in intensive care units is critical to the patients’ care. Providers must recognize clinical status changes quickly to undertake proper interventions. But does the provider need to be in the same room as the patient, or can robotic telemedicine be used successfully to complete the assessment? […]
Information from the American Nurses Association in response to our new president’s plan to eliminate the Affordable Care Act. It is important that we present a clear voice from nurses on this topic. Please read.
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