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Not your garden-variety yoga, restorative yoga uses props to help its practitioners reconnect with their inner being and overcome chronic stress, mental sluggishness, and stiff joints.
Many patients with HIV/AIDS are doing well on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Yet HAART can increase cardiovascular risks by reducing high-density lipoprotein levels, raising triglyceride levels, and causing insulin resistance.
Increasing numbers of patients at risk for sudden cardiac death are receiving ICDs for primary prevention. This article explains how ICD therapy has grown more complicated.
If you’re unsure whether pressure ulcer diagnosis is within an RN’s scope of practice, President Patton provides an answer based on ANA’s Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice.
Nurses in the Department, Veterans Administration, Federal Nurses Association (FedNA), and other groups are collaborating to make sue the healthcare needs of active-duty military personnel and veterans are met.
In an AMNT roundtable, executives discuss the value of engaging frontline nurses in technology decisions, explore the chief nursing officer’s role in technology selection, and exchange views on how technology improves patient outcomes.
For a patient receiving high-dose opioids, frequent monitoring of the sedation level and quick intervention when that level increases stops respiratory depression from claiming another victim.
From reducing medical errors, to increasing the quality of care, to promoting wellness, to improving efficiency and reducing costs, a new survey finds that an overwhelming majority of opinion leaders say nurses should have more influence. But these opinion leaders—including insurance, corporate, health services, government and industry thought leaders as well as university faculty—see significant barriers that prevent nurses from fully participating as leaders in health and health care.
In an interview with AMNT, the former head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gives her perspective as chair of the study committee for the Future of Nursing Initiative.
Helping your patients stop smoking is one of the most important things you can do to protect their health. Now evidence-based guidelines are available to guide your interventions.
Nearly half of ICU patients have central venous catheters, putting them at risk for deadly bloodstream infections. Learn about proven methods for preventing these infections – and about ineffective practices we should abandon.