Friday, August 23, 2019

Registered Nurse

Why Clinicians Should Ask Patients Where They Live as...

That where one live plays an important role in one's health is common knowledge, but many providers don't actually have a handle on this information for their patients, according to a new study.

Poll: Should Primary Care Providers Accept Unvaccinated Patients?

Since 2001, the number of children not vaccinated for preventable diseases has quadrupled. This cultural shift has left pediatricians, as well as primary care and family medicine providers in a tough spot.

The Pros and Cons of Oral Immunotherapy

The constant fear of life-threatening reactions for patients with food allergies has prompted the medical community to explore oral immunotherapy, a controversial treatment that can result in remission.

Pill Sorters Are Dangerous for Some Patients — Learn When...

While it may seem counterintuitive, research has shown that switching to a pill organizer can harm one's health and even result in hospitalization for older patients.

CDC is Investigating ‘Severe Pulmonary Disease’ Among E-Cigarette Users:...

A cluster of pulmonary illnesses have appeared among primarily adolescents and young adults in 14 states since June of last year. As a result, the CDC is investigating their connection to e-cigarette use.

6 Ways Healthcare Workers Unknowingly Spread Deadly Bacteria

HAIs are on the rise, at least in part because healthcare workers often forget to follow optimal hygiene practices.

The First Study of OUD Recovery Paints a Clearer...

The opioid use disorder (OUD) epidemic in the United States is a top concern among healthcare professionals, but there's little research investigating...

8 Ways Healthcare Providers Can Prevent Gun Violence Among...

Read the news on any given day and you're bound to see a headline about another shooting — perhaps where several unsuspecting...

4 Tips for Talking to Patients About Vaccine Hesitancy

When debating a contentious issue, forcefully explaining your point of view without listening to what your opponent has to say rarely works,...

Hospital Starts Unique Effort to Help Employees Pay Off...

Would you switch employers so you could take advantage of a program like this one?

Nurses Around the World are Taking a Viral Challenge...

Make small lifestyle changes for the #NursesActive challenge this August — and they may last a lifetime!

6 Ways to Empower Middle-Age Patients to Boost Their...

To prevent dementia as a senior, taking good care of one's heart during middle age can serve as a strong foundation, according to new research.

What Clinicians Need to Know About Every FDA-Approved CBD...

Products containing cannabidiol that manufacturers claim have therapeutic and medical benefits are increasingly popular. Many consumers don't understand they should take such claims with a grain of salt.

Music Treats Preoperative Anxiety as Effectively as Midazolam, Study...

Listening to music and an intravenous injection of midazolam equally reduced preoperative anxiety. But participants who took midazolam did experience other advantages.

Women with Diabetes Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure...

Cardiovascular disease is associated with men more so than women, but when you add diabetes to the mix, the risk of heart failure becomes greater for women, according to new research.

Nation’s Top-Performing Rapid Response Teams Share These 4 Qualities

RRTs that foster relationships with bedside nurses tend to be more effective. Learn about a few other strategies that can improve RRT success rates.

People in the U.S. are Mishandling Antibiotics, Affecting Resistance

Up to 66 percent of patients misuse antibiotics, greatly contributing to nationwide antibiotic resistance. These three behaviors are the most common ways people use antibiotics without medical guidance.

Almost Half of Nurses Providing Prenatal Care Are Misinformed...

Organizations like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) openly discourage moms-to-be from drinking any amount of alcohol during pregnancy because...

Your Patients Could Be Taking a Daily Dose of...

New research indicates that millions of healthy people still take aspirin believing it will prevent heart disease even though research indicates this behavior can be dangerous.

NICUs Serving Primarily Black Families Have More Dangerous Nurse-to-Patient...

That mothers and babies of color experience much higher maternal and infant mortality rates than their white counterparts has been well-documented. New research indicates this disparity extends to the NICU, too.
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