Researchers discover 72 gene mutations that lead to breast cancer, while the duration of radiation treatments become a topic of discussion — and debate.
Las Vegas shooting victims struck by gunfire or injured in the panic headed to hospitals as healthcare providers put their mass casualty training to work.
Several days after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across Florida, nine residents from one of its nursing homes died. The deaths were not caused by flooding, high winds or a building collapse, but by room temperatures that went from hot to oppressive and finally to fatal after a transformer powering their cooling system failed. The first
A nurse criticized her grandfather’s long-term care nurses on Facebook, who took offense to the posts. The situation resulted in a legal battle.
Even experienced nurses may not realize hundreds of pain-reliever products contain ibuprofen or other NSAIDs, which can pose risks to patients when misused.
A reader asked about using her experience to develop a niche focusing on electronic health records to improve patient safety. My response is, “Go for it!”
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.