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December 24, 2020

Preparing nurses for tomorrow’s healthcare system

In the last few years, major healthcare and nursing initiatives have sparked important changes in nursing education. The Carnegie Foundation’s 2010 report “Educating Nurses: A Call […]
December 24, 2020

Safe sharps disposal in the home

More than 7.8 billion needles are used each year by the 13.5 million people who self-inject medications outside of a healthcare setting. That 7.8 billion number […]
December 24, 2020

What Works: Improving documentation of restraints in the neuro ICU

When cognition and judgment are impaired in patients in a neuro ICU, they may display poor safety awareness and interfere with treatment protocols. For instance, a […]
December 24, 2020

Radiation therapy 101

During the 20th century, radiation oncology burgeoned from the experimental application of basic X-rays to a specialized high-tech discipline delivering sophisticated cancer treatments. Today, nearly 60% […]