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.
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.
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.
One of the first phrases a nursing student learns is that "nurses eat their young." was first used by nursing professor Judith Meissner in 1986. At least 85% of nurses have been bullied, according to research.
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.
Thinking about a career in nursing? This article describes the basics of how to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Discusses salary information, job outlook, training, and licensing.
For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a nurse. Nursing did not end up being my college major/first career choice because I allowed others to direct my future. Once I finally took control of my dreams, I made becoming a registered nurse a reality. Here is my story; and it wasn't easy!
This article explains that the nurse is your primary caregiver in the hospital and exactly what her functions are. The nurse is your advocate and the one that would be your advocate.
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.
It is really important to know how to prevent pressure sores, should you ever have someone who is bedridden in your home. Learn how to prevent pressure sores from developing.