Learn the basics for writing a SOAP note for medical school or becoming an Advanced Practice Nurse. Healthcare providers need to be fluent in this form of charting.
Non-compliance with multiple medication use in the elderly is a large problem. While interventions exist, the research demonstrating efficacy is lacking, and barriers limit implementation implications.
A 2009 study estimated the average U.S. citizen to have 9.2 surgeries in their lifetime. Any one of them could alter or end a life. The importance of your choice for a surgeon cannot be overstated.
Demand for nurses is high and the pay and perks can be quite good, but long hours leads to increased stress that prevents nurses from doing their best and thriving in their careers.
Nursing aides or assistants are an important part of the healthcare team. In this article, I will provide some helpful tips on how to do your job effectively and be a well-loved and respected aide.
What is that statement you just received from your health insurance? It's called an Explanation of Benefits, or an EOB. Does it actually explain anything? Or does it just create confusion?
Keeping secrets is only one of the things that nurses do best. From test results to warding off bad spirits, this article reveals why nurses do what they do and what to expect in the hospital.
Nurses are a special breed of people; ones who dedicate their life to the profession of caring for others. Unfortunately, their deeds often go unnoticed and unappreciated by the public.
Chronically ill patients are more complex than ever before, and while modern medicine is rapidly advancing to address chronic diseases and conditions, healthcare providers are failing to address patients' core values and quality of life until it is too late.
This is the case of a multiparous women who desires an unmedicated birth without intervention. Includes a discussion of questions involving arrest of dilation.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a dentist? Do you know what your dentist does while you're sitting in the chair waiting?
These are rules to remember in an operating room. These five short sayings will keep you out of trouble if you follow them.
Though it may seem like pulling a number out of a hat, there are specific ways the cost of your prescription is determined.
Anesthesiologists are medical doctors who specialize in the care of patients before, during and after surgery. Whether the anesthetic is routine and easy or emergent and life-threatening, the anesthesiologist is with the patient the whole time they are in the operating room.