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New Study in Newborns Finds NellcorTM Pulse Oximetry Technology Provides Faster Stable Oxygen Saturation Readings Than Masimo Pulse Oximeter

- Study Compared the Efficacy and Reliability of Medtronic and Masimo Pulse Oximeters with Electrocardiography (ECG) Monitoring for Newborns - NellcorTM Pulse Oximetry Technology Demonstrated...

Nurses and vaccine hesitancy

You’re too important not to get vaccinated. Editor’s note: This is an early release of an article that will appear in the March 2021 issue...

Surge planning and a tiered staffing model

Takeaways: Develop proactive surge planning approaches in advance of a crisis. Predictive modeling, such as, anticipating staffing needs, allows for a proactive structure to...

A call to care: A model for creating an employee COVID-19 screening clinic

Takeaways: Setting up an employee COVID testing clinic requires leadership, coordination, and can be a model of patient-centered nursing care. When done well, employee...

Nurses Really are Superheroes! Nurse Alice Introduces “The Vitals”

We did it Joe… NURSES! Voted the most trusted profession (again). Actually, nurses have been voted the most ethical and trustworthy profession per the...

Can Doctors Predict and Prevent Stroke and Heart Attack?

Predicting – and defeating – a silent killer A recent study from Edith Cowan University led a team of international researchers to discover that people...

Attention millennials: Advice for fast-tracking your leadership career

The retirement of the Baby Boomer generation is creating a leadership void and a huge opportunity for millennial healthcare professionals to move up in...

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...

White Paper – Development and Validation of the Medtronic Nellcor™ SPD Alert

Pulse oximetry is an optical technology that noninvasively measures the fraction of arterial hemoglobin that is saturated with oxygen (SpO2) and the pulse rate...