Top News: #Nurses

Here are the top read news for #Nurses: Congratulations Nurses – You’re America’s Most Trusted Professionals: Yet again, nursing has been rated the most trusted profession in Gallup’s annual poll on the honesty and ethics of various professionals. Considering the fact that nurses have topped the list nearly every year, this is hardly surprising. However,…

Top News: #Infections

Here are the top read news for #Infections: Antibiotic-coated tubes ‘could cut child infection rates’: Fewer children would develop infections in intensive care if the plastic tubes used to deliver drugs straight into their veins were coated in antibiotics, a study in The Lancet suggests. At present the practice is used only in adults, but…

Top News: #Cancer

Here are the top read news for #Cancer: Vitamin D levels connected to metastasis-associated protein, Stanford study finds: A preliminary study conducted primarily in laboratory mice indicates that breast cancer cells metastasize more readily when the animals have low levels of vitamin D: Read more Single dose of Trastuzumab initiated stronger immune response among certain breast…

Top News: #Nurses

Here are the top read news for #Nurses: Not just a tech: Everyone’s important in the OR: The other day, I was operating on a little girl with a congenital ear abnormality. Not life and death stuff, but delicate surgery nonetheless. My surgical scrub technician was someone with whom I hadn’t worked before, and I…

Top News: #Healthcare

Here are the top read news for #Healthcare: Walgreens To Begin Selling Heroin Antidote Without Prescription: Walgreens has announced it will now be offering the heroin antidote Naloxone over the counter without a prescription, a move law enforcement officials say will save lives: Read more   Opioid crisis puts pharmacists on the front line, pressed to serve…