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December 24, 2020

From our readers: On being an oncology nurse, or humble pie by the slice

I came to oncology nursing in 1984 through what I perceived as bad luck; my goal was to get out of the field ASAP. A new […]
December 24, 2020

Study: High patient satisfaction not linked to surgical quality processes

A study of 31 hospitals in JAMA Surgery found that patient satisfaction was not associated with performance of surgical process measures such as antibiotic prophylaxis, appropriate hair removal, […]
December 24, 2020

Heparin labels change May 1

As of May 1, manufacturers of Heparin Sodium Injection, USP and Heparin Lock Flush Solution, USP are required to use labels that reflect the total drug […]
December 24, 2020

FDA recommends manufacturers stop using ‘latex-free’ labeling

On March 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that manufacturers stop using labels such as “latex-free” or “does not contain latex” because there […]