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December 28, 2020

Drugs in the environment: Nurses’ roles and responsibilities

News that pharmaceuticals have been found in our rivers and streams, fish, wildlife, and even our drinking water has captured our interest and concern. This isn’t […]
December 28, 2020

Do no harm

Boxes of disposable facemasks greet visitors at US hospitals during winter months. Prominent signs warn visitors to stay away if feeling sick or to don masks […]
December 28, 2020

No drugs down the drain

You can use the questions and answers below when teaching patients about proper medication disposal. Question: Why should I clean out my medicine cabinet? Answer: It’s good to […]
December 28, 2020

New report addresses engagement with consumers

“Engaging Health Care Users: A Framework for Healthy Individuals and Communities,” a report from the American Hospital Association, recommends hospitals become more “activist” in their endeavors […]