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Stroke and the Rise of Telehealth – What Nurses Need To Know

Telehealth in stroke care “One minute the patient is completely fine and then blood flow to the brain is disrupted,” says Dr. Mona Bahouth. “Stroke is...

Beasts, gods and FaceTime: The anguish of visitor limitations during the COVID-19 pandemic

For the foreseeable future, efforts to minimize human contact will remain in place as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is...

5 benefits of digital care management

A typical encounter within the healthcare system can be overwhelming and complicated, depending on the patient’s health condition. For example, imagine a patient with...

A difficult conversation: Telling family and friends when you expose them to COVID-19

When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on March 19, 2020, our lives changed forever. An already overburdened healthcare system have...

Nurse-led Podcasting to Amplify Nursing

There has been an influx of nurse-led podcasts over the past couple of years, which is great! I love nothing more than nurses using...

A nurse’s notes on New Year’s resolutions

It’s the most promising time of the year. A clean slate ahead and a chance for a fresh start. No doubt nurses are making...

Nurses struggling on the frontline of COVID-19

Innovation is important in maintaining an open-minded perspective on the frontline of healthcare, particularly in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a practicing...

Weight bias in healthcare: Clinical implications and practical solutions

According to the CDC, over 42% of American adults suffer with clinical obesity. Many seek treatment for obesity-related comorbidities only to find themselves on...

Safety huddles: A safety net for nurses amid the COVID-19 pandemic

In March 2020, our 31-bed geriatric medical unit was designated the first COVID-19 unit in a teaching hospital located in a New York City...

COVID-19 Survival Tip #1: Time to disconnect

We live in a world where many people are attached to their electronic devices. Like a fetus attached to their mother via an umbilical...