Journal of Nursing
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Zika Virus: 10 Things Nurses Need To Know

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recently sounded an alarm. There was a completely uncommon birth defect identified, which was caused by a rare virus being spread by mosquitoes last January...

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Drug Shortages In Emergency Rooms Have Increased More Than 400%

A new study shows that drug shortages in ERs across the United States increased by more than 400 percent between 2001 and 2014.

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What Is Causing The Rise In STDs In L.A. County And How Can Technology Help?

Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise across the nation, but the problem is particularly acute in Los Angeles County. Not only does the county have the most cases, it also has some of the highest rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis in California and the nation.

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Nurse Shortage Forces Hospital To Close Beds

A shortage of registered nurses has become so severe at one South Dakota hospital that it’s actually been forced to close hospital beds.

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Prepare For Stiff Competition To Get An Associate Degree In Nursing

Associate degrees in nursing are popular choices among community college students – and for good reason. Registered nurses are in high demand...

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Study: Hospitals That Employ Nurses Trained Abroad Show Lower Patient Satisfaction Scores

Many Western countries including England and the United States have come to rely on nurses trained abroad in times of nurse shortages. A novel study has concluded that the employment of nurses trained abroad to substitute for professional nurses educated at home is not without risks to quality of care.

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What You May Not See When You Look At Your Nurse

Over the years of taking care of patients it's become clear to me that the general public will only see their nurse at face value. In fact, they likely won't even think about the fact that there's more than meets the eye as far as their caregiver is concerned.