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10 biggest issues nurses are facing today

10 biggest issues nurses are facing today

Nurses are essential stakeholders in the healthcare system. They provide a crucial link between the clients seeking healthcare services and healthcare institutions. While many may consider it a calling, nurses still face many issues in their current work environment. The following are the biggest issues facing nurses today: Burnout Nurses are often subjected to long […]

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The growth of Technology and AI in health career: why your job is still safe as a nurse

The growth of Technology and AI in health career: why your job is still safe as a nurse

One of the most exciting new frontiers in medicine is the growth of artificial intelligence. From robotic surgeries to AI-powered diagnosis, the impact of technology in the medical world is irrefutable. Contrary to popular belief, it is impossible to replace the human element in the health sector — primarily in nursing — with AI. Some […]

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How does Coronavirus death rate compare with Avian flu, Swine flu, and Influenza A and B?

How does Coronavirus death rate compare with Avian flu, Swine flu, and Influenza A and B?

In the past, and even today, zoonotic influenza viruses have affected millions of people across the globe. These viruses include avian, swine, and influenza A and B, among others. The most recent one is the Coronavirus (COVID-19) identified in China at the end of December 2019. Zoonotic influenza viruses are those whose transmission can happen […]

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A brief intro to Parallax Good Health Outcomes Mobile Application

Remote Patient Monitoring platforms have proven to be effective in managing early symptoms in patients and allowing healthcare organizations to monitor the sick remotely. Through these solutions, doctors can monitor patients with chronic conditions, nurses can improve the quality of care, and hospitals can increase access to care for more patients in underserved populations. One […]

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The link between the current shortage of nurses and the shortage of nursing school professors

The link between the current shortage of nurses and the shortage of nursing school professors

Factors that contribute to the shortage of nurses in many healthcare facilities are multifaceted. General population growth, an increase in the number of retiring nurses, and an increase in the aging population are the most prevalent. Experts also point out that nursing schools have played a significant role in the problem. So, why is there […]

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The introduction of staffing ratios, why is it taking long for other states to adopt the policy

The introduction of staffing ratios, why is it taking long for other states to adopt the policy

Each country works towards improving its healthcare system by consistently coming up with policies that cater to new changes. Due to the rising number of patients and their increasingly diverse needs, a policy on staffing ratios was introduced in the US. Staffing ratios are geared towards ensuring adequate staff in hospitals at all times. Different […]

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Coronavirus: A Fact Sheet for Nurses

Coronavirus: A Fact Sheet for Nurses

Whenever there is an outbreak of infectious disease, nurses’ roles change to adapt to the needs of the patients, their families, and the hospital. In retrospect, healthcare facilities must implement the right prevention practices to avoid occupational exposure for healthcare personnel and healthcare-associated disease transmission. That is especially critical with the recent cases of Coronavirus. […]

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