Differences in screening account for more than 40% of the racial disparity in colorectal cancer incidence and nearly 20% of the disparity in colorectal cancer mortality, according to a study.Differences in stage-specific survival, which likely reflect differences in treatment, account for an additional 35% of the black-white disparity in colorectal cancer mortality rates, the study
The campaign involves staff at major hospitals nationwide offering blue and gold paper dolphins in exchange for $1 or $5 donations. The campaign runs until May 12, marking the end of National Nurses Week.
The Thank A Nurse Thursday social media campaign offers a new approach to showing appreciation to its caregivers. The campaign commenced April 5.
On May 12, the final day of National Nurses Week, we once again will commemorate Florence Nightingales birthday. Its a good time to reflect on her attributes and attitudes and the actions she used to ignite the evolution of nursing more than 150 years ago.Nightingale was tough and outspoken. She was an excellent communicator, persuasive
The collaborative council for 4E NICU at Staten Island (N.Y.) University Hospital developed an innovative and inexpensive solution by creating journals for each premature infant born at 32 weeks of gestation or less.
Differences in screening account for more than 40% of the racial disparity in colorectal cancer incidence and nearly 20% of the disparity in colorectal cancer mortality.
This past November, 16 fellow RNs and I walked into Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, Ill., dressed in spotless white uniforms and shoes. We carried with us the tools of our profession — stethoscopes, Kelly clamps, bandage scissors and penlights — along with a slight touch of trepidation and a strong dose