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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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Nurse Leaders as Change Agents, Are We Up to the Challenge? By Beth Boynton, RN, MS

Nurse Leaders as Change Agents 11.02.2010 09:26 PM Are We Up to the Challenge? By Beth Boynton, RN, MS Most of the work I do as a consultant, author and teacher is grounded in my belief that nurses are intelligent, … Continue reading

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Hospital care fatal for some Medicare patients – USATODAY.com

An estimated 15,000 Medicare patients die each month in part because of care they receive in the hospital, says a government study released today. The study is the first of its kind aimed at understanding “adverse events” in hospitals — … Continue reading

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Alaska State: Nursing overtime spurs safety concerns

Alaska: Monday, March 24, 2008: Nursing overtime spurs safety concerns: By Alan Suderman | JUNEAU EMPIRE:”Lawmakers in the Senate Finance Committee heard continued testimony Friday on a bill that would outlaw mandatory overtime for nurses except in a few cases. … Continue reading

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