While we all have our own little neurotic tendencies, crediting every little idiosyncrasy to having OCD isn't clinically correct and may even be offensive to some who really do suffer from the condition.
Nurses have incorporated the idea of basing care decisions on their intuition into nursing discipline for decades, according to the authors, but educational institutions have largely ignored the concept in recent years.
America’s 3 million nurses make up the largest segment of the health-care workforce in the U.S., and nursing is currently one of the fastest-growing occupations in the country. Despite that growth, demand is outpacing supply.
Many hospitals and pharmacies lack basic acetaminophen, the pain reliever sold in medications such as Tylenol. Residents have to scour the black market for scarce materials such as mosquito nets or repellant. Women who might fear getting pregnant during a time of microcephaly risk can’t find birth control at pharmacies.
Oklahoma nurse practitioners have asked the legislature to amend the Oklahoma Nurse Practice Act to free them from doctor supervision. “I provide primary care services..."
It was at the young age of five that Gideon Robinson became a superhero. The day doctors put a port device into the cancer patient's tiny chest to pump him full of chemotherapy treatment, he transformed into "Ironman."
Jim Quinlan sees about 25 patients a day. As a pediatric nurse practitioner, he determines the medication and dosage to treat each child’s illness. But he can’t sign most prescriptions.
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