Top News: #Nurses

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This Idea Has Kept Tens Of Thousands Out Of Emergency Rooms And Saved One State Millions Of Dollars:

If your infant has a high fever or you’re experiencing an unusual pain in your abdomen and you live in New Mexico, you may want to call the NurseAdvice line before you do anything else. Read more



Nursing Schools Can’t Grow Fast Enough to Let in Everyone They Want to:

Even though job openings for nurses are abundant, many of the people who’d like to fill them aren’t getting the chance, a new study shows. Read more



To safely lift Bernard Valencia out of his hospital bed, Cheri Moore uses a ceiling lift and sling. The VA hospital in Loma Linda, Calif., has safe patient handling technology installed throughout its entire facility.At VA Hospitals, Training And Technology Reduce Nurses’ Injuries:

Bernard Valencia’s room in the Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Medical Center in Loma Linda, Calif., illustrates how hospitals across the country could fight a nationwide epidemic. As soon as you enter the room, you can see one of the main strategies: A hook hangs from a metal track that runs across the ceiling. Read more



mindfulnessHospital treats nursing stress with courses in ‘mindfulness’:

PITTSBURGH — Caring for patients can be “organized chaos,” nurses say. As the foot soldiers of health care, they function at the pressure point, the front lines of the war zone, where “you have to be flawless.” Read more



635538354754310263-1210-nina-pham06Attorney: Ebola nurse to sue for negligence:

DALLAS — Nurse Nina Pham plans to file a lawsuit against Texas Health Resources, the parent company of the hospital where she contracted Ebola last fall, according to her attorney.