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December 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 […]
December 24, 2020

Review of handoff studies published

“The specific handoff structure for all units may be less important than having a structure for contextually based handoffs,” is one of the conclusions in “Research […]