There are few diagnoses that carry as much stigma with as few long-term health consequences as herpes simplex virus. Considered an 'incurable' STD and characterized by painful genital lesions, most people experience shame and distress following a herpes diagnosis.
Drug diversion is defined as the use of prescription drugs for recreational purposes - "diverting" of legally obtainable drugs into illegal channels, or the acquiring or obtaining of a controlled substance by an illegal method. If charged and convicted of such, it comes with a fine from $1,000 to $250,000 and a prison term of one to twenty years.
Kansas midwives who say they can safely help women deliver babies without formal physician partnerships made their case this week before a legislative committee.
Infusion nursing was not Jill Wall’s first career. “I had a primary nursing career. I have been involved in ob/gyn and the special care nursery.
A path to a new chapter in life, almost invariably involves setbacks. But Rachel Christian’s five-year journey to become a nurse is proof that even the largest of hurdles can be cleared.
When nurse Mary Femia arrived for work in the 18-bed detox unit at the hospital and looked at the board of patients, nearly all of them were heroin addicts.
Today’s CNO must be comfortable talking about methods to improve productivity and reporting and the strategic importance of an IT initiative.
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Liz Di Bernardo