As a visiting nurse in the 1970s-1990s I recall a subset of clients who lived almost as prisoners in their homes. They were hoarders and their lifestyle and reality were yet to make a hit on reality TV or even be discussed by providers. I recall as a nursing manager in home health when a […]
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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? […]
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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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