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    Top 8 Smartphone Beauty Apps

    Top 8 Smartphone Beauty Apps
    Smartphone applications help us manage our calendars, find the next bus, locate the nearest bar or restaurant, and stay entertained on the go. Why shouldn’t they help us get beautiful, too? If you’re looking for an easy electronic solution to common beauty problems, or just a better way to shop for products, don’t worry—whether you use an iPhone, a BlackBerry, or ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Online Best Practices for Nurses and Nursing Students

    Online Best Practices for Nurses and Nursing Students
    Whether you got your first screen name at five or you’ve only recently plugged in your Ethernet cable, it’s important to know just what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to signing online. Sure, you may already know that you should never give out your social security number and you can probably recognize a SPAM email when you see ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Should Bashing Your Boss on Facebook Be Legally Protected?

    Should Bashing Your Boss on Facebook Be Legally Protected?
    Employees have been criticizing their bosses since the beginning of time. Until the birth of social media, these conversations generally played out in lunchrooms or restrooms, around the water cooler, over a few cocktails at the local pub after working hours, and in the smoker’s circle outside the office building. Regardless if the criticisms were true or not, the context remained ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    Tablets Used As Efficient Medical Tools

    Tablets Used As Efficient Medical Tools
    Over at KevinMD.com there is an article about "Evolution of Tablet Devices for the Hospital" and of course this is music to my nerdy little nursing ears. David Ahn, MD, makes some very interesting points about how he avoids using his iPhone too much in the view of patients and nurses because it can make you appear distracted. Because obviously, all ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Email Etiquette for the Hospital

    Email Etiquette for the Hospital
    Nurses are busy enough taking care of patients, calming families, and keeping doctors updated on cases. Don't let a silly email mistake ruin your shift! In this age of BlackBerry-toting professionals connected by email around globe, it’s crucial to abide by the written (and unwritten) rules of email communication. You don’t want to embarrass yourself, do you? Don’t send another message ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Best Women-Run Blogs

    The Best Women-Run Blogs
    There are millions of blogs out there — how do you find ones worth your time? Sure, the number of Twitter followers is a good gauge of popularity, but there are plenty of exceptional reads flying under the radar. Whether writing about career advice, female empowerment or daily drama, here’s a list of 10 women-run blogs we love. 1) Penelope Trunk’s ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    10 Ways to Get Unfriended on Facebook

    10 Ways to Get Unfriended on Facebook
    Ever since Jimmy Kimmel declared November 17th “National Unfriend Day,” we’ve been taking a closer look at our 400+ Facebook friends. The man has a point. Facebook makes it too easy to hold onto irrelevant, obsolete or even irritating attachments. Do you really need to be in touch with people you barely knew (or liked) in high school? If you didn’t ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Right Way to Clean Your Gadgets

    The Right Way to Clean Your Gadgets
    I like to think of myself as a person who keeps a clean house, but a few of my possessions would likely tell a very different story. My phone screen is currently covered with smudges and grime, my computer keyboard has unidentified splotches of funk on it, and the TV screen is even punctuated with tiny kitty pawprints. Even though my ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Best Email Greetings and Sign-offs

    The Best Email Greetings and Sign-offs
    On an infamous episode of Sex and the City, Samantha receives a present from her boyfriend, accompanied by a card signed, "Best, Richard." Despite the kind gesture of the gift, she's incensed at what she perceives to be a flippant and impersonal salutation. "Ugh," says Miranda. "'Best' is the worst." Gulp. That's how I've signed my emails for years. I thought ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    6 Bad Habits to Blame on Technology

    6 Bad Habits to Blame on Technology
    Technology pretty much runs our lives these days. From our work life to our home life, we have computers, phones, and gadgets helping us with our daily routine. But is technology taking over and shifting our societal norms? Is too much technology a bad thing? Sometimes we are so used to relying on technology to help us out, we forget how ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Safely Dump Your Tech Trash

    How to Safely Dump Your Tech Trash
    During the holidays this year, many lucky folks will be treated to new iPods, computers, televisions, cameras, and electronic gadgets and gewgaws. But all that consumer buying power and technical innovation has led to an unimagined side effect: millions of tons of electronic waste generated by our constant need for newer, better, and upgraded gear. The EPA reports that two million ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Is Technology Making You Bad at Your Job?

    Is Technology Making You Bad at Your Job?
    Technology is a beautiful thing. Most of us can’t imagine doing our jobs without it. But sometimes, overindulging in email, texts, and social networking might actually hinder your performance as a nurse. We’ve identified five ways your iPhone, BlackBerry, Facebook and that endless information superhighway are actually making you worse at your job. [widget:career_advancement_articles] Instant message is twisting your words (and ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Steps to Creating Secure Passwords

    10 Steps to Creating Secure Passwords
    If you’re one of the millions of people whose password to their online accounts is “password,” don’t feel bad—you’re not alone. Remembering a single PIN, password, or secret phrase can sometimes be bothersome—let alone passwords for the dozens of accounts and devices many people have nowadays. Online-security experts recommend long, strong passwords for a reason—identity and information theft are rampant, and ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Smartphone App for Nurses: Eponyms

    Smartphone App for Nurses: Eponyms
    Trying to wade through all the techy talk about smartphone apps for nurses? Here’s a quick review of an indispensable application called “Eponyms” by Andrew Yee, MD, that is a must-download for every nurse. What it is “Eponyms” is a very comprehensive database of, well, eponyms. Eponyms are names given to disease processes, anatomical structures, clinical findings, etc., that are named ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Top 10 iPhone Apps for Nurses

    Top 10 iPhone Apps for Nurses
    Hospitals and nurses are turning more and more to mobile devices to deliver efficient, high-quality patient care. As acute nurse practitioner and trauma nurse specialist Andrew Bowman attests, “I could not function professionally or personally without my handheld devices to help me manage all the things that I have to do.” Here are 10 must-have iPhone apps for nurses that are ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Technology in Nursing

    Technology in Nursing
    The technology involved in nursing today would likely surprise even the most devoted gadget freak. Nurses must increasingly master a host of complex technologies, from "smart" medical devices to tablet PCs. "There's no way to get around it," says Carol Bickford, PhD, RN, BC, a senior policy fellow in the department of nursing practice and policy at the American Nurses Association. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    10 Essential Smartphone Apps For the Working Mom

    10 Essential Smartphone Apps For the Working Mom
    Always being “on” can seem like a curse for busy moms. Fortunately, smartphone applications these days can be your saving grace. At a christening I attended recently for my good friend’s baby girl, an iPhone saved the day after her older daughter ran screaming down the church aisle. I don’t know how we would have gotten through the event without having ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Bringing the Web to Work

    Bringing the Web to Work
    New Year’s Eve: Silence engulfed our little nurse’s station–there wasn’t a patient on our floor. Usually when we are all “open,” really entertaining conversation ensues. We nurses are natural-born story swappers and out comes the personality when we have a (very infrequent) break. But something was amiss. No one was speaking. Heck, no one was even eating all the treats laid ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +1
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    10 Amazing iPhone Apps for Nurses

    10 Amazing iPhone Apps for Nurses
    Nurses are endlessly busy and undoubtedly could benefit from handy tools to help patient interactions and behind-the-scenes work flow smoother. Luckily, there are some great iPhone applications available to give them the relief they need! Let’s take a look at 10 of the most amazing apps available for nurses. 1. Nursing Central The Nursing Central iPhone app is a comprehensive field ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Technology: Friend or Foe in Work/Life Balance?

    Technology: Friend or Foe in Work/Life Balance?
    Technology has given us many conveniences in this modern era. With our Blackberry, laptop, cell phone, and pager, we are better connected to information and people than ever before. Our staff, colleagues, family and long lost friends can reach us instantly and we are never more than a heartbeat away from the information we need. The Internet gives us 24/7 access ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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