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December 24, 2020

Despite efforts C. difficile remains significant problem in hospitals

According to “2013 Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) Pace of Progress Survey: Results of an online poll of infection preventionists,” 70% of respondents have adopted additional interventions to address […]
December 24, 2020

What every nurse should know about hemophilia

As nurses, we know there’s no such thing as a simple patient. Essentially, every patient has more than one diagnosis. And as the U.S. population ages, […]
December 24, 2020

FDA warns of potential risk of liver injury in ADPKD patients taking Samsca

On Jan. 25, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration notified healthcare professionals of significant liver injury associated with the use of Samsca in patients with […]
December 24, 2020

Questioning common nursing practices: What does the evidence show?

To meet the needs of patients and their families, healthcare practice must be based on current research and the best evidence. Many definitions of evidence-based practice (EBP) […]