2020 is the year of the nurse, 10 reasons to celebrate nurses this year

2020 is the year of the nurse, 10 reasons to celebrate nurses this year

The year 2020 has been designated by the World Health Organization as the “international year of the nurse.” The dedication is in tandem with the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale. Florence, also known as ‘the lady with the lamp,’ is a famous nurse credited with raising nursing standards and thereby inventing modern nursing. The importance […]

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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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Exercise & Sports Medicine

Exercise & Sports Medicine

Exercise and sports medicine are one of the fastest-growing fields in health care today. Its primary focus is to help people to improve their athletic performance. It also focuses on assisting individuals to recover from and prevent future injuries. Furthermore, it touches on performance training, rehabilitation, and nutrition to help athletes to improve in their […]

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