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October 2010 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses

NHS Looking For Volunteers
October 26, 2010 2:42 PM by Candy Goulette
In 1976, more than 120,000 female registered nurses signed on to the first Nurses' Health Study to volunteer information that would be used to assess risk factors for cancer and heart disease in older women. In 1980, questions were added looking at diet Read More...
Open Enrollment Blues
October 15, 2010 3:48 PM by Rich Krisher
What for many workers used to be a fall rite of completing paperwork and possibly adjusting to a new health insurance plan has become a harrowing tally of higher costs and reduced benefits. This year, it hit close to home: My weekly deduction for employer-provided Read More...
TN Family Loses Home to Fire: Would You Have Let It Burn?
October 7, 2010 5:19 PM by Lisa Brzezicki
By now, I'm sure many of you have seen or heard the report about the Tennessee family who lost their home and three puppies to a fire when local volunteer firefighters refused to extinguish the flames because the family failed to pay the city's $75 fire Read More...
The Future of Nursing
October 7, 2010 9:41 AM by Rich Magda
Is it feasible for 80 percent of nurses to have bachelor’s degrees by 2020? Do nurse practitioners have the necessary education and experience to care for patients without physician oversight? How will the National Health Care Workforce Commission and Read More...
Wanna Laugh? Check Out Bloopers from Medical Records
October 4, 2010 10:47 AM by Valerie Newitt
Exploring the Web for inspirational quotations pertinent to nurses, I tripped across Medi-Smart which listed, instead, "funny quotes from medical records." The site states, "The following quotes were taken from actual medical records dictated by physicians." Read More...


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