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Today is January 26, 2022. Editor's Picks... 😬 Warn Patients That COVID Positive RNs On Unit?; Hospital Greed; Hangover; Glaucoma; Breakdown Of The GI System; Educating Dialysis Patients; 2022 Goals; and more.

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Should nurses tell patients that COVID positive staff are working on a unit?

😬 Should we inform patients that COVID positive nurses may be working on a unit?

Not tell them that a specific employee is working, but that they may be come into contact with an employee who is positive for COVID.
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Hospital Greed Destroying Nurses

😳 Hospital Profits Over Patient Safety

I saw this and it just spoke to me in a thousand ways. I want hospitals to be profitable but...
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COVID And The Breakdown Of The GI System

Microvascular Thrombosis in the Bowel- Is There a Covid Connection?

Working in the GI lab, I have noticed that some of the critically ill Covid patients end up with some severe gastrointestinal issues. I have seen colon tissue that looks raw, and it bleeds very easily. Is there a connection of Covid and a breakdown of the GI system?
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What is glaucoma?

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” | Knowledge is Power

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and a great time to educate yourself and others about glaucoma.
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Have you seen an increase in patients seeking treatment for hangover?

Do Hangover Cures Really Work?

Is there a miracle cure for the dreaded day-after hangover?  A new study may have the answer.  Read on to learn more about the study’s findings.
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Have you made any goals for 2022?

New Year's Resolutions of a Nurse Practitioner

The holidays are over and a new year is here. A nurse practitioner shares her professional goals for 2022.
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How do you educate dialysis patients?

4 Things to Consider When Educating the Dialysis Patient

Multiple approaches and considerations for teaching the dialysis patient experiencing cognitive deficit.
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Why don't we talk about our mental health struggles?

Why We Need to Talk About Our Mental Health as Nurses

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, nurses are being pushed to their limits, and mental health wellness is sadly often not prioritized. Read on to see how we can support each other...
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What has helped you become a better nurse?

Holiday Epiphany

This is a true story about how two dying people, my Dad and a patient I spent time with on a Christmas Eve, helped me to become a better nurse, and a better person.
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