Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tough To Say No To CT Scans In Emergency Rooms : Shots – Health News Blog : NPR

A trip to the emergency room today is likely to trigger a round of routine diagnostic tests from blood work to an electrocardiogram to a urine sample. And increasingly, there’s one more on that list: the CT scan. A new … Continue reading

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The New, Well-informed Patient – NurseZone

The New, Well-informed Patient Print Page Send to a Friend Annette Moore-Mitchell, MSN, RN, CMSRN, suggests removing distractions and assessing to be sure patients are ready to listen before beginning any teaching session related to their condition and care. “When … Continue reading

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You know you’re a CNA when…

How do you know you’re a CNA? See if you recognize yourself in the following tongue-in-cheek list, compiled by a former CNA who’s been there, done that. 1. You never leave home without your back brace and gait belt. 2. … Continue reading

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FoNS – Centre for Nursing Innovation – Home

Welcome to the FoNS Centre for Nursing Innovation. A new and exciting virtual space to inspire and enable nurses to lead innovation and change in nursing and healthcare practice to improve patient care. We hope that you will enjoy and … Continue reading

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FoNS – Centre for Nursing Innovation – Home

Welcome to the FoNS Centre for Nursing Innovation. A new and exciting virtual space to inspire and enable nurses to lead innovation and change in nursing and healthcare practice to improve patient care. We hope that you will enjoy and … Continue reading

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My Life as a Nurse-Researcher Suzanne R. Allen, RN Nursing Spectrum- Career Fitness Online

My Life as a Nurse-Researcher Suzanne R. Allen, RN     The beeper goes off, and I race to the ED of the local hospital about two miles away. There, a patient with acute myocardial infarction (MI) awaits, tubes sticking … Continue reading

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National Institute of Nursing Research

WHAT IS NURSING RESEARCH? Nursing research develops knowledge to: Build the scientific foundation for clinical practice Prevent disease and disability Manage and eliminate symptoms caused by illness Enhance end-of-life and palliative care LEARN MORE ABOUT RESEARCH & FUNDING Resources for … Continue reading

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