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    Lawmakers' Actions Please Nursing Groups

    Lawmakers' Actions Please Nursing Groups
    Chelsea Savage, chairperson of the Legislative Coalition of Virginia Nurses, wasn't looking forward to this year's General Assembly session. "I was very somber," she said. "We were looking at all the cuts for Medicaid and worried that people would not be able to get the care they needed." By the time the legislative session ended, her mood had changed. "We were ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    ER Nurses Will Test New Approach on Kids Who Come in Drunk

    ER Nurses Will Test New Approach on Kids Who Come in Drunk
    For emergency room nurses who have seen too many kids so drunk they are barely able to breathe, a research project gearing up in Sacramento holds out tantalizing hope. Perhaps asking those youngsters about their own needs and motives, even for just a few minutes, could give them tools they'll need to stay safer next time. "If something as small ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +8
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    A Need That a Recession Can't Stop

    A Need That a Recession Can't Stop
    When Scott Bennett's friends ask why he chose now to start a business, he confidently replies that aging doesn't slow down for a recession. Unfazed by the deepening downturn, Bennett and his business partner, Rob Novick, have launched Full Circle Advisors, a business that steps in and helps distraught families draw up plans for the care of elderly and frail ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +6
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    One in 4 Americans Lack Timely ER Care

    One in 4 Americans Lack Timely ER Care
    Twenty-five percent of Americans are more than one hour from a U.S. hospital that's most prepared for a time-sensitive medical emergency, U.S. researchers say. The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine study said that if bleeding to death from an injury, having a heart attack, or having a stroke, the common denominator is time. Since little is known about which U.S. ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rate This
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    State Nurses Garner Support for Mental Health Funding

    State Nurses Garner Support for Mental Health Funding
    EBENSBURG -- Nurses at the Ebensburg Center held up signs and handed out leaflets along Route 22 in protest of possible funding cuts for mental health and mental retardation facilities because of the state's budget crisis. The demonstration Tuesday was part of a statewide effort by nurses at state hospitals and mental retardation centers to retain funding they say is necessary ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Calif. Hospital Probes Power Failure in Wildfire

    Calif. Hospital Probes Power Failure in Wildfire
    LOS ANGELES—Authorities are investigating why an emergency generator failed at a local hospital after a wildfire had burned through powerlines to the facility. Patients were plunged into darkness for several hours when the fire tore through two dozen office bungalows and trailers on the outskirts of the Olive View-UCLA Medical Center campus early Saturday and chewed through power lines that supplied ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Maggots as Good as Regular Leg Ulcer Treatment

    Maggots as Good as Regular Leg Ulcer Treatment
    LONDON - In a study testing treatments for leg ulcers, British doctors found that a surprising, yet perhaps revolting, option works just as well as standard treatment: maggots. If that sounds like a step backward, it's probably because Europeans first began using maggots to treat wounds about 700 years ago. Researchers at the University of York studied 267 patients with leg ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Florida Police Charge Nurse With Stealing Painkillers

    Florida Police Charge Nurse With Stealing Painkillers
    A Waycross nurse has been accused of stealing prescription painkillers from her patients at a Ware County nursing home, then selling the narcotics with help from her boyfriend. Mary Elizabeth Cooper, 46, and Donavan Shawn Musgrove, 42, were arrested as the result of an ongoing investigation by Ware County Sheriff's Office detectives, Sheriff Randy Royal said Monday. Cooper, a licensed practical ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Nurse Practioners in Britain as Good at Detecting Breast Cancer in Patients as Surgeons

    Nurse Practioners in Britain as Good at Detecting Breast Cancer in Patients as Surgeons
    Specially trained nurse practitioners and surgeons were found to detect breast abnormalities at similar rates, researchers in Wales reported. [widget:career_profiles_quiz_career_profiles_quiz__] Researchers at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Wales -- which treats nearly 300 women with breast cancer a year -- asked a specially trained nurse practitioner and consultant surgeon to do breast assessments. "This study aimed to test the theory that ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Woman Who Got HIV From Transplant Sues Hospital

    Woman Who Got HIV From Transplant Sues Hospital
    CHICAGO - A 33-year-old woman who claims she contracted HIV and hepatitis C from a kidney transplant has sued the University of Chicago Medical Center and one of its doctors. The woman known in court papers only as Jane Doe says she should have been told that the organ donor was gay. Her attorney, Thomas Demetrio, says the cost of her ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Push Is on to Tailor Cancer Care to Tumor's Genes

    Push Is on to Tailor Cancer Care to Tumor's Genes
    WASHINGTON – The days of one-size-fits-all cancer treatment are numbered: A rush of new research is pointing the way to tailor chemotherapy and other care to what's written in your tumor's genes. Everyone with advanced colon cancer now is supposed to get a genetic test before taking two of the leading treatments. It's a major change adopted by oncologists last month ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    White House Seeks Ways to Curb Malpractice Suits

    White House Seeks Ways to Curb Malpractice Suits
    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Thursday announced $25 million in grants for states and health care systems to experiment with alternatives to costly medical malpractice lawsuits, an issue that long has divided Washington. The grants, up to $3 million each for three years, can cover a range of ideas, including programs in which doctors and hospitals quickly acknowledge a mistake, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Quintuplets Born at Phoenix Hospital

    Quintuplets Born at Phoenix Hospital
    PHOENIX - A Tucson couple is celebrating a big addition to their family: a set of quintuplets. Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center spokesman Craig Fischer says Lorena Puig (poo-CH') gave birth Wednesday at a Phoenix hospital to three girls and two boys, who were born within four minutes of each other. The 29-week-old babies range in weight from 2 pounds, 1.7 ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Registered Nurse: Kay Osinski, MS, RN, CCRN

    Registered Nurse: Kay Osinski, MS, RN, CCRN
    _Ms. Osinski is the Assistant Dean for the Baker University School of Nursing, Topeka, Kansas. She is also a legal nurse consultant and testifying nurse expert. She earned her MS in Medical Surgical Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist from Northern Illinois University and her BS in Nursing from Central Missouri State University. Highlights of Ms. Osinski's nursing career include:_ * 2003 - ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Italy Nabs 70 Fake Nurses Who Bought Diplomas

    Italy Nabs 70 Fake Nurses Who Bought Diplomas
    ROME—Italian police say they have arrested 70 nurses and hospital attendants who allegedly got jobs in hospitals by using fake medical diplomas. Police in Naples say the suspects, some of whom had been practicing since 1975, bought the fake diplomas from an organized crime group for up to euro15,000 ($19,000). The suspects, who worked in Italy's southern Calabria region, were placed ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    'Pregnant' Robot Simulates Birth Scenarios

    'Pregnant' Robot Simulates Birth Scenarios
    As nurses held her legs aloft and a doctor prepared to catch the baby, Noelle groaned in time with her contractions. All that was missing was the screaming. "In real deliveries, we have family members screaming," said Dana Dugan, a registered nurse at St. Vincent Healthcare. Dugan was among nurses who were introduced Monday to Noelle, a robot that simulates giving ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Reports: Woman Gave Birth, Left Baby on Plane

    Reports: Woman Gave Birth, Left Baby on Plane
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A woman who secretly gave birth on a flight from Samoa to New Zealand may face criminal charges, police said Friday, as they investigated reports she abandoned her baby alive in the plane's bathroom. Police are inquiring into "the alleged ... abandonment of the child by the mother" after the flight landed in New Zealand on Thursday, ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    CRNA Careers

    CRNA Careers
    The poor morale that plagues many overworked and underappreciated RNs isn't an issue for the 30,000 nurses who practice one of the profession's most desirable specialties: Nurse anesthesia. Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) - nurses with master's degrees who administer approximately 65 percent of all anesthetics given to patients each year nationwide, according to American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) data ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Student Nurse Helps Save Life at Hospital

    Student Nurse Helps Save Life at Hospital
    DURHAM, N.H. - A junior nursing student at the University of New Hampshire helped save a patient's life at Exeter Hospital earlier this month. UNH says Katherine Boucher of Lee was providing direct care to a post-operative patient during her medical-surgical nursing clinical at the hospital. She noticed before the patient did that he was bleeding heavily from his surgical site. ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Ala. Nurse Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A former health care consultant will serve 18 months in federal prison for defrauding the Medicare Program. 62-year-old Marie Weller King was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Birmingham. U.S. Attorney Alice Martin said from Jan. 2002 until approximately Dec. 2006, King admitted creating documents which falsely indicated physicians had approved services provided by her company, King ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rate This
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