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What in the world are we supposed to do when a patient makes it known that they "don't want any nurses of color taking care of them"?
Nurses work many hours ... it's understandable that they come home tired.
Any zombies out there?
In this current era of escalating healthcare costs, people have been scrutinizing the salaries, perks, and other forms of compensation that hospital CEOs receive. Are the big bucks justified? The intended purpose of this article is to further explore the hot topic of hospital CEO salaries.
What are your thoughts on patients who request no male nurses taking care of them?
We seem to have a little bit of a theme going on at allnurses with stories of horrible infection control breaches. I figured I would add my story into the mix.
A veteran RN and nursing director shares a few tips and tricks of the trade, which have been hard-won through years of work as a nurse and even more years of study at the University of Hard Knocks, from which no one ever truly graduates.
When the last breaths are taken, the nurse will be there, at the bedside, preparing the patient and family, for what comes next. While we can perform miracles, sometimes the greatest miracle of all is the trust and faith given to nurses by the patient and their family. Those final moments are where we do our greatest work.
For obese and overweight young adults who have lost weight, a low-fat diet results in the greatest decreases in resting and total energy expenditure, which is an unfavorable effect that makes weight regain more likely; and for overweight and obese adults, a stepped-care weight-loss intervention (STEP) is linked to similar weight loss as a standard behavioral weight-loss intervention (SBWI), at a reduced cost per patient, according to two studies published in the June 27 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
I started to get about two interviews a week, then suddenly everything stopped. I can't find any LVN positions posted with the hospitals. A lot of them are not even claiming to be magnet, but they are acting like...not one LVN position in site.
Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) play an integral role in the delivery of healthcare in the United States and several other countries. However, numerous people continue to perpetuate some pervasive falsehoods regarding LPNs. This four-part essay will expose the biggest myths and misconceptions that plague today's LPN workforce.
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