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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Registered Nurse NEWS

Amazon Launches Medical Transcription Service that Might Be Faster than Anything on the Market

The online destination that makes buying all your professional and personal items a cinch now claims it can help your EHR documentation go must faster.

More Patients are Relying on Data from Smart Watches — But How Accurate are They?

Last month, final results from the ongoing Apple Heart Study were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study focused...

6 Ways Nurses Can Provide Better Care for Patients Living with HIV/AIDS

Nurses can improve treatment and access for people living with HIV/AIDs at every point along the care continuum.

Important Takeaways for Health Pros from the AHA’s New Quality Measures for HBP

The new measures prioritize a patient-centered approach and prioritize controlling HBP below the new ACC/AHA target of 130/80 mm Hg.

Increasing Workplace Violence but Better Raises: 21 Telling Stats About the Future of Nursing

Despite expanding workloads and fear of violence and harassment on the job, 84 percent of nurses would pick the same career again and again.

Inpatient vs. Outpatient: Which is Associated with More Preventable Medical Errors?

Primary and outpatient settings provide the bulk of health care — but do they account for the bulk of errors?

6 of the Most Talked-About Studies from the American Heart Association Conference 2019

A basic breakdown of the findings that prompted the most chat online and beyond.

Life-Saving, Low-Cost Diabetes Resources to Share with Your Patients

At a yearly cost of $237 billion to the healthcare industry, diabetes is ranked one of the most expensive conditions in America....

General Practice Clinicians Can—and Should—Provide Mental Health Services, Research Finds

Individuals with mild to moderate mental health problems don't need to see a specialty to receive quality treatment, according to new research.

Survey Breaks Down Patients’ Biggest ‘Pain Points’ When Seeking Care

Long wait times at primary care offices and walk-in clinics are a deterrent for many people to seeking healthcare, especially younger generations....

Get Started with Evidence-Based Practice: Easy Ways to Incorporate EBP into Your Daily Work

Imagine (it shouldn't be difficult...) that you just read a study whose major finding contradicts a medical practice you've been following for...

Federal Judge Turns Down the ‘Conscience Rule’: What This Means for Clinicians

Voice your opinion on the ethics of the "conscience rule" as a healthcare provider.

How Often Do You Clean the Electronic Devices You Use at Work?

From tablets to smartphones to laptops, electronic devices are increasingly important parts of healthcare settings, but they also pose hygiene challenges. They...

‘We Only Trust Nurses to Fix the Healthcare Crisis,’ Says America

Year after year, nurses are the most trusted profession in the U.S., and according to new research, this honor extends beyond their...

Measles Can Cause “Immunity Amnesia” in Unvaccinated Patients: Study

Two recent investigations explored the mechanisms behind which measles works. What they found was that vaccinations not only protect against the disease...

Americans Search for Info About CBD Online More Than Any Other Health Product

Thanks to marketers' claims that CBD can cure a range of ailments, from cancer to anxiety, interest in the hemp derivate has...

One-Third of Patients on Anticoagulants at Risk of Serious Interactions Due to OTC Meds

Most patients don't know much about drug interactions, but that doesn't stop them from deciding to take an over-the-counter medication without consulting...

7 High-Tech Products Slowly Replacing the Stethoscope

For more than two hundred years, the stethoscope has remained a fundamental tool for all healthcare providers. But with recent advances in...

Does Bad Weather Really Worsen Patients’ Pain?

The next time patients express concern to you that their joints act up during troublesome weather, don't dismiss them.

Patients Can Tell When Clinicians Believe a Treatment Won’t Work — And It Affects the Out...

The power of faith has its place in medicine. That's one of the implications of a new study published...

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