The doctor-bully epidemic is jeopardizing both nurses and patients. In news reports and hospital break rooms, stories abound of physicians berating nurses, hurling profanities, or even physically threatening or assaulting them.
A new survey conducted suggests the state may soon face a shortage of registered nurses as more and more baby boomers retire.The voluntary survey, was completed by nearly 53,000 registered nurses..
More than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV – including about 156,300 who don’t realize it, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Melissa Williams has a good prescription for helping her patients: this nurse loves clowning around.“It’s just in my heart,” said Williams. “Everybody deserves to laugh at least once a day.”
As Baby Boomers get older and the American population gets heavier, nurses can face a higher risk for injury when moving patients. New equipment and training is keeping nurses and patients safe.
An analysis of video footage shows that some operating theatre teams are negatively affected by background music, during surgery.
A neonatal nurse is a Registered Nurse (RN) that works in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and assesses, monitors, and cares for medically fragile newborns.
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Liz Di Bernardo