Everybody dies and dying is part of life. And the only sure thing in this world is that one day - we're all going to die. Even though dying is inevitable most of us have a hard time accepting our unavoidable destination. Dying is painful for some, but hospices can help by providing comfort measures that [...]

Corporate health care is not helpful to nurses and patients are the biggest losers   Nursing is a stressful profession. Nurses manage life and death situations; body fluids; deadly bacteria and viruses. They experience aggression from patients; threats of being sued; insane long hours and insane patient loads; lack of sleep and no time to eat or use [...]

  Nurses work hard and face difficult situations. New trends show that nurses are not getting the support they need. Having fewer alternatives, they struggle to provide the care patients need. Lack of support create unsafe conditions, creating a big price tag. Patients are ultimately the ones who pay without ever knowing - find out why. [...]

  Nurses are always in a hurry and don’t have time to clarify illegible doctor’s orders. But now there's an app for that. Meet iGotit, the first scanning auto translator with ALT (adaptive learning technology) from Valley Tech Medical. Install iGotit on iphones and Android systems. Scan illegible doctor’s order and let the app do [...]

Computer charting was a big disappointment to me, and I miss pen and paper   Iwas about to start a new job and learned they had EHR i.e. computer charting - I was excited but that quickly faded. Computer charting made my work slower, tedious and overall more difficult. There are a few good features but on the [...]

  T he sexy nurse fantasy is beyond commonplace. Don't believe it? Just google sexy nurses and: Bang! One million pictures of women dressed as super sexy nurses will overtake your screen. Their dress and pose range from good-girl-gone-bad to vixens tropes ready to cater to your every need. They have a syringe in one hand leaving the [...]

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