Top News: #Nursing

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Usually, in a relatively free market, labor-supply shortages resolve themselves over time. Why has this not been the case with nursing?Why is the US Perpetually Short of Nurses?:

Usually, in a relatively free market, labor-supply shortages resolve themselves over time. Why has this not been the case with nursing? Read more


 

Nurses Corey Bennett, left, and Reenie Mraz-Peterson talk in a patient’s room during a shift change at the University of Vermont Medical Center.The Most Crucial Half-Hour at a Hospital: The Shift Change:

Hospitals are transforming the traditional way nurses change shifts to reduce the chance of errors and oversights in the transfer of information. A critical side effect: patients feel safe, included and satisfied. Read more


The gloved hands of an army nurse are seen during a demonstration of an isolation chamber for the treatment of infectious disease patients, at the Germany army medical centre, Bundeswehr Clinc, in Koblenz October 16, 2014. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski There’s a huge problem with healthcare in America, and nurses could be the solution:

There’s a dire shortage of primary care physicians in the US, and it’s only going to get worse. Read more


 

Got enough nurses? Nurse groups cite Kentucky case to support push for staffing ratio laws:

Last March, a nursing assistant noticed a large pressure ulcer on the backside of a patient needing intensive care at the Hazard (Ky.) ARH Regional Medical Center. It was about 10 days after the patient had been admitted for leg ulcers and complications related to diabetes and renal disease. Read more


 

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital nurse managers NancyHospitals struggle with shortage of registered nurses:

It was a full house at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare where the sickest of the sick occupied beds. Patients recovering from strokes, spinal cord surgeries, trauma and severe bleeding were separated by thin walls and sliding curtain doors. Concerned husbands and children sat at bedsides waiting. Hoping for a miracle. Hoping their loved ones open their eyes again.


 

 


 

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