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A viral collision

Reinforce vital practices to keep each other safe. The COVID-19 pandemic is on a collision course with the cold and flu season. This means nurses...

Care and collaboration equal successful organ donation

Nurses can work with the organ donation team to meet patients’ wishes and optimize donation benefits. Takeaways: Nurses and other healthcare disciplines must be knowledgeable...

COVID-19 pronouncement team

Villa Marie Claire is an inpatient residential hospice facility that is part of Holy Name Medical Center. The Villa is located in northern New...

Osteoarthritis: New trial drug may have powerful anti-inflammatory effect

Researchers from the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with the pharmaceutical company AKL Research & Development, have found a new drug (APPA) that has...

Trending jobs | Nephrology nurse

Nephrology nurses care for patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, and end-stage renal disease. These patients typically require hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, which...

New findings may help solve the mystery of anesthesia

Despite the everyday use of anesthesia by health professionals, it is still a scientific mystery. Scientists from Scripps Research conducted a study in order...

Quality improvement in action: Revised critical blood glucose value

Interprofessional team takes action to improve care of patients with diabetes. Takeaways: The revision of a hospital’s critical blood glucose value reduces both severe and...

Healthy food trends

The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines a healthy nurse as one who actively focuses on creating and maintaining a balance and synergy of physical,...

An overview of neuraxial anesthesia

Please visit the ANA’s website to take the CE: https://www.nursingworld.org/continuing-education/an-overview-of-neuraxial-anesthesia/ Understand the basics so you can effectively manage your patients. Takeaways: Neuraxial anesthesia is the administration...

The changing face of cystic fibrosis

It’s no longer a childhood illness. Takeaways: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Data Registry shows that more than 54% of people with cystic fibrosis live...