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13 apps to help nurses improve patient care

Nurses play a crucial role in improving the care of a hospital’s patients. As technology comes increasingly into play, health apps may be particularly beneficial to improve

Tobacco Screening & Counseling in the Pediatric ED

Previous studies have shown that the pediatric ED tends to underuse parental tobacco screening and brief cessation counseling. Recently, a study was conducted to look at the

Diabetes in the ED: Opportunities for Improvement | News Brief

According to 2011 estimates, about 79 million Americans had prediabetes and another 7 million were undiagnosed. By 2025, it is estimated that the number of people with

Preparing for Avian Influenza Outbreaks | News Brief

Who Flew the Coop? Few studies have determined the likelihood of emergency nurses reporting to work during an avian influenza outbreak. A recent survey consisting of 332

Emergency Nursing & Workplace Violence-Infographic | News Brief

In a survey published in the May 2014 Journal of Emergency Nursing, nearly 800 participants responded:


Emergency Nursing & Workplace Violence | Feature

ED nurses are too commonly exposed to workplace violence, according to findings of a study involving those who reported experiencing such violence by patients or visitors in

Logistics Programs Benefit ED Wait Times | Feature

A Focus on Improving Patient Flow With ED crowding continuing to be an important public health issue, hospitals across the United States are scrambling to pursue aggressive


A Data-Driven Approach for Nurse Staffing | Opinion Article

Unplanned nurse turn­over is a primary threat to a hospital’s sustainability. Foremost, the price of replacing new nurses is exorbitantly expensive, costing a hospital up to $82,000


Workplace Burnout eBook | eMedia

We are proud to present this monograph featuring several features on burnout in the workplace, with topics including the impact of hospitalist workload, workforce implications of early

Overcoming Barriers to Clinical Research in the ED | eMedia

Clinical research in the ED is important to providing supporting evidence for the development of practice guidelines and is vital to enhancing patient outcomes. A recent study

Do BSN Nurses Provide Better Care? | Medical Blog

Why can't we teach nurses how to nurse in nursing school and docs how to doctor during residency?

Improving Sepsis Care in the ED | Medical Blog

For patients with severe sepsis and septic shock in the ED, studies have shown that goal-directed therapy is effective. However, many EDs throughout the country have not

Business of Medicine Update | eMedia

Physician’s Weekly is proud to present this monograph on the business of medicine. Created with the assistance of key opinion leaders and experts in the field, these features explore the challenges and

Finding a Teachable Moment in Nursing | Medical Blog

Patient education is one of the most important aspects of nursing care. It builds patients’ self-esteem, self-awareness, sense of responsibility, and provides them with effective coping mechanisms.

The “Second Victims” in Nursing | Medical Blog

Tears rolled down my face as I came across an article written 2 years ago. A veteran pediatric nurse took her own life several months after administering

Male Nurses Up 7% – And Earning 19% More Than Women | Medical Blog

The influx of patients spurred by healthcare reform as well as today’s shortage of primary care physicians is creating enormous demands on an unprepared healthcare system. In

Mild TBI: Identifying Patients at Risk | Medical Blog

For emergency nurses, it can be challenging to identify patients with a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) and how best to manage these individuals at discharge. A

The Impact of the Next Generation of Nursing | Opinion Article

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will mean the addition of as many as 35 million Americans with health insurance into a healthcare system already stretched

NPs Practicing Independently? AAFP Says No | Medical Blog

The idea of advanced practice nurses directing primary care practices on their own without a physician on staff has been a hot topic of discussion lately among

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1 in 5 Hospital Nurses Depressed | Medical Blog

A new study published in the May/June issue of Clinical Nurse Specialist found that 18% of hospital-employed nurses experience depressive symptoms – that is twice the rate

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