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November 2010 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses

Fibroid Follow Up
November 30, 2010 9:48 PM by Barbara Mercer
Back in August, I wrote about my battle with uterine fibroids, and my decision to undergo a surgery to remove them. The unfortunate fibroids were causing uncomfortable and life-disrupting symptoms that had progressively worsened. Since my husband and Read More...
Why I'm Thankful for Nurses
November 30, 2010 12:27 PM by Friedman Diana
When I started working for ADVANCE for Nurses in April, I was immediately taken by the breadth and depth of skills that nurses possess. Since then, I have only become more impressed by the nursing field as a whole – its commitment to skill-building, patient-centered Read More...
Replacing Nurses With Robots
November 22, 2010 7:59 AM by Linda Jones
It's finally happened! They've replaced you with a machine. Well, not exactly replaced, but researchers have developed a "robotic nurse" at the Georgia Institute of Technology. As a nurse, if you were to create a robot to perform part of your job, what Read More...
Penicillin: Before & After the Fire
November 5, 2010 12:30 PM by Gail Guterl
We all know Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin; most of us don't know it was 1928. I had to look that up. Also, few of us know when penicillin became a common treatment. There's an interesting and tragic story behind how this miracle drug made its Read More...
Can Babies Really Read?
November 2, 2010 11:17 PM by Chuck Holt
A new study published in Psychological Science “presents empirical evidence that infants who watched an unidentified baby video did not actually learn the words the video purported to teach.” According to the Association for Psychological Science ( APS Read More...


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