Tops News: #Nurses

Here are the top read news for #nurses:

The X-ray of Tove Schuster's spine shows the metal cage and four screws her surgeon used to repair a damaged disk in her back.Hospitals Fail To Protect Nursing Staff From Becoming Patients:

When Tove Schuster raced to help a fellow nurse lift a patient at Crozer-Chester Medical Center near Philadelphia in March 2010, she didn’t realize she was about to become a troubling statistic. Read more



Want to prevent thousands of deaths a year? Make doctors and nurses meditate:

Each year, 100,000 people die from infections they picked up in the hospital. These are completely preventable diseases, caused by human error. But they result in as many annual deaths as AIDS, breast cancer and car accidents combined. They cost our health-care system $33 billion annually. Read more



XXX FLEXNURSES_132411_011.JPG USA KYNurses seek to reduce long hours and fatigue:

Operating room nurse John Kauchick says he’s worked 17-hour shifts and once stayed on the job for 23 hours straight – risking fatigue that could lead to medical mistakes. Now the American Nurses Association seeks to reduce such risks with a new set of recommendations spelling out the dangers of nurse fatigue and ways employers can reduce it. The group is spreading the word to nurses and health care facilities across the USA. Read more



Is Nurse Actually the Most In-Demand Job?:

“If you’re a nurse and looking for a job, it’s pretty easy to get a new gig,” according to Fortune., which conducted a study to call nursing the most “in-demand” job of 2015, is on the same page. It’s a little more complicated than that, though—at least in Massachusetts. Read more


RWJF-VoteVax-b-0264_RETNurses Take on New and Expanded Roles in Health Care:

Nurses are helping improve access and quality, and lower costs through care coordination, prevention, a fuller role in providing primary care, and more.Read more