Anna Benard

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Nurse cautioned for stealing hospital incontinence pads for her cat

A nurse has been given for a formal warning for stealing NHS incontinence pads - for her cat.<p>Gillian Griffiths, 60, repeatedly plundered her hospital …

Port Talbot

Beautiful moment nurse sings dying patient’s favourite song at her bedside

<b>This is the beautiful moment a dedicated nurse sings a dying patient’s favourite song by her bedside.</b><p>It is the same song Margaret Smith, 63, wants …

Nurse delivers her own baby in rush hour traffic

A Pennsylvania nurse put her expertise to work over the weekend when she went into labor and delivered her own baby in her car outside the hospital …

George Michael

Helping Puerto Rico

Six weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, roughly 70 percent of the U.S. territory remains without power. Last month the Registered …

Puerto Rico

What is a nurse? Baffling number of job roles leaves patients and bosses confused

If you walk into a hospital, care home or GP surgery in England today, you might see someone who calls themselves a nurse. But are they a nurse? What kind of qualifications, skills and experience do they have? Can you tell? The word “nurse” has become embedded over hundreds of years in society’s …

Radiation Therapy

English for Medical Purposes - Helping a Patient

Helping a Patient<p><i>Patient:</i> Nurse, I think I might have a fever. It's so cold in here!<i><br>Nurse:</i> Here, let me check your forehead.<p><i>Patient:</i> What do you …

How 2 Nurse Practitioners Decided To Help Babies Touched By Opioid Crisis

Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders are neonatal nurse practitioners at a children's hospital in Knoxville, Tenn., where they've spent decades caring for infants. In the summer of 2010, their jobs began to change.<p>"We had six babies in the nursery who were in withdrawal," Saunders, 51, remembers.<p>The babies …

Nursing

From a Young Doctor: A Tribute to Nurses

It was my first shift as an emergency medicine intern, and I was terrified. I was assigned to the "Fast Track" area of the Mass General ER -- a section designated for those with straightforward issues: lacerations, sprained ankles, etc. Overnight, though, I would be the only doctor in that area. I …

Reducing Nurse Burnout: A Win-Win Situation

Registered nurses these days are fighting an uphill battle against burnout. Dr. Linda Aiken, Director for the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research remarked on this issue by saying, "[Right now] the circumstances are pretty impossible to fully address patient's needs." Below we'll discuss …

South Africa: From Theatre Cleaner to Registered Nurse

(File photo).<p>If you have a dream, do not expect someone else to give it to you on a silver platter.<p>These were the words of a mother of three who has …

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