This flu season, researchers are using the emergency room setting for clinical trials on patients who present with acute respiratory illness.
In a case out of California, a male presented at a hospital with abdominal pain and dies a few days after surgery — a medication error figures into case.
Engineering and nursing students created a robotic nurse to assist human nurses. Robots are being viewed as a means to reduce risks to care providers.
Find links to new content of particular interest to periop nurses and see why Chief Nurse Executive Eileen Williamson says perioperative nurses are special.
Legally speaking blogger describes how good interpersonal skills can mitigate bullying and harassment in nursing practice and aid surgical patient outcomes.
Katie Mapula, RN Process improvement measures are making a difference in ICU patient experience. In hospitals such as Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, nurses are leading the way. “This has already transformed ICU care and it’s becoming the standard of care,” said Katie Mapula, MSN, RN, CCRN, a quality improvement manager
By: Nan Callender-Price, RN, MA, Executive Director, Continuing Nursing Education at Nurse.com Nan Callender-Price, RN Nurses who have left nursing for one or more years may be faced with the decision to complete a refresher program. Refresher programs are time consuming and can be costly, so thoughtful consideration is appropriate. I know of