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After 2,000 years, mummified head brought back to life

A team of researchers at the University of Melbourne has created a life-like three-dimensional model of a mummified head from Ancient Egypt, using …

Tomb of Ancient Egyptian Physician Discovered

Doc buried at Abusir served a king 4,400 years ago, say archaeologists.<p><b>A team of Czech archaeologists excavating at the site of Abusir, 17 miles (27 kilometers) south of Cairo, has discovered the large limestone tomb of a top royal physician from about 2400 B.C.</b><p>The physician's name was …

Pair of gold wrist bracelets in the form of coiled...

<b>Pair of gold wrist bracelets in the form of coiled snakes</b><p>Made in Alexandria, Egypt, 220 - 100 B.C.<p>Spiral bracelets in the form of snakes were very …

cartigli

Nurse in U.S. protest photo says she felt she had to face police | Reuters

(Reuters) - The black woman photographed in a sleeveless summer dress standing firmly before police in riot gear said she felt compelled to confront the officers during a protest last weekend in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.<p>Protestor Ieshia Evans is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of …

A randomized controlled trial assessing the use of ultrasound for nurse-performed IV placement in difficult access ED patients. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>This study analyzed outcomes associated with nurse-performed ultrasound (US)-guided intravenous (IV) placement compared to standard of care …

Nurse Shamed by Cashier for Her Rainbow Hair

<i>Nurse Mary Walls Penney rocking her rainbow hair. (Photo: Facebook/Mary Walls Penney)</i><p>Twenty years ago, employees in professional fields often had to …

CAMH fined $80,000 after beating that left nurse ‘beyond recognition’ | The Star

The ministry requested a fine of $100,000 to send “a clear message” that workplace violence, whether in the public or private sector, was not …

Workplace Safety

Smarter Ways to Teach Family Members Medical Skills

As care at home becomes more common, families are learning complex tasks traditionally performed in hospitals or nursing homes<p>As hospitals send patients home after shorter stays and many patients live with multiple chronic diseases, more families are taking on complicated medical tasks. That …

Chronic Disease

UMass receives $870,000 grant to train nursing students to screen for drug and alcohol abuse

AMHERST -- At a time when the opioid crisis makes frequent headlines, the University of Massachusetts College of Nursing will train nursing students …

Mental Health

Thousands of nursing students caught cheating their way through their studies in the last 3 years

Thousands of nursing students have been caught cheating their way through their studies, something which has “worrying implications for public …

Higher Education

Patient restrictions: are there ethical alternatives to seclusion and restraint?

2010 Jan;17(1):65-76. doi: 10.1177/0969733009350140.<p>1University of Turku, Turku, Finland, and Kellokoski Hospital, Tuusula, Finland. …

Slack's new slash commands let apps integrate as easy as /this

Slack’s been on a roll this week, overhauling the way group messages work and introducing custom profiles but it’s not done yet.<p>A new feature for developers, custom slash commands, allow teams to integrate quick and easy commands for doing just about anything.<p>If you’ve used Slack you’re probably …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …