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Nurses' experiences of unprofessional behaviors in the emergency department: a qualitative study - Parizad N, Hassankhani H, Rahmani A, Mohammadi E, Lopez V, Cleary M.
The nursing profession is focused on serving others and has high expectations that each member behaves professionally and ethically, as articulated in nursing codes of practice and conduct. Where these are not upheld, inappropriate and unprofessional workp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Creating a Win/Win Through Teaching Patient Responsibility
When we do too much for patients, we can unintentionally reinforce their sense of not being able to address their own needs. Reinforcing patients'responsibility for their own healthcare care can result in an improved sense of empowerment and control. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 24, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tambre Leighn, MA, CPC, ELI-MP Tags: News Oncology Nursing Source Type: news

Rise in level of community-based support from hospices
The level of community-based support from hospices has risen year-on-year, a new report shows. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Report reveals safety concerns on ward hit by nurse ‘burnout’
Nursing staff burnout due to heavy workloads and inadequate skills mix is affecting patient care and safety at a hospital trust in Herefordshire, board papers have revealed. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Women want ‘more support and advice’ on flu and pertussis
Women want more support and advice from health professionals about flu and whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy, according to a new survey of recent mothers and pregnant women. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Edinburgh woman suffers from excruciating skin condition
Dental nurse Jasmine Clarke, from Edinburgh, said she is left in almost constant agony by the skin condition, which causes violent flare-ups,  swelling, oozing and extreme dryness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extra vitamin D for babies and pregnant women in Scotland
Vitamin D supplements are now being recommended earlier for babies and pregnant women in Scotland, due to the lack of it being naturally produced because of weak sunlight during winter. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Woman suffers from an excruciating skin condition
Dental nurse Jasmine Clarke, from Edinburgh, said she is left in almost constant agony by the skin condition, which causes violent flare-ups,  swelling, oozing and extreme dryness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Money-saving violence and abuse referral programme for GPs launches as social enterprise
A programme to help GPs refer domestic violence and abuse (DVA) victims has just launched as a social enterprise and will expand across the UK and globally. IRIS provides training and support to GPs, practice nurses and other primary care clinicians to help them identify and refer women suffering from domestic abuse.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - November 24, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Angela Sharda Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Patients Practice development Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Effects of bullying experience on psychological well-being mediated by conflict management styles and psychological empowerment among nursing students in clinical placement: a structural equation modeling approach - Ren L, Kim H.
This study aimed to test a proposed structural equation model in which bullying experience, conflict management styles and psychological empowerment predict psychological well-being among Chinese nursing students in clinical placement. MET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Keeping the child in focus while supporting the family: Swedish child healthcare nurses experiences of encountering families where child maltreatment is present or suspected - Dahlbo M, Jakobsson L, Lundqvist P.
Child maltreatment can lead to acute and long-term consequences, and it is important that at-risk children are identified early. Child healthcare (CHC) nurses in Sweden are in a position to identify child maltreatment, as they follow children and their par... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Effects of a cognitive rehearsal program on interpersonal relationships, workplace bullying, symptom experience, and turnover intention among nurses: a randomized controlled trial - Kang J, Kim JI, Yun S.
PURPOSE: This research aimed to investigate the effects of a cognitive rehearsal program (CRP) on workplace bullying among nurses. METHODS: A randomized controlled trial was performed. Participants were 40 nurses working in different university hos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Why a disaster is not just normal business ramped up: disaster response among ED nurses - Hammad KS, Arbon P, Gebbie K, Hutton A.
BACKGROUND: The emergency department (ED) is a familiar place for the emergency nurse who spends their working days inside it. A disaster threatens that familiarity and creates changes that make working in the ED during a disaster response different from t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Schizophrenia patients may be helped by talking to ‘avatar’
An experimental therapy involving patients with schizophrenia interacting with a computer-generated character that embodies one of the voices they hear, can help rapidly reduce symptoms, according to a new UK study. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Kenya:Red Cross - Over 500,000 Babies Missed Jabs During Nurses Strike
[Nation] More than 500,000 new-born babies missed out on crucial vaccines during the recent nurses' strike that lasted for five months, putting their lives at risk the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Moderate coffee drinking ‘likely to benefit, not harm health’
Drinking coffee is “more likely to benefit health than to harm it” for a range of health outcomes, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Burnout has ‘adverse effects’ on job performance of nurses
Specific characteristics among nurses doing shift work can directly affect their sleep quality and risk of burnout, according to Italian researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Government advisors back new flu vaccine in older people
Giving a new influenza vaccine to people aged 65 and over would be “more effective”, according to a committee of experts, which has called on health bodies in England to consider a change in policy. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

New nursing director for national Scottish training agency
Karen Wilson has been appointed director for nursing, midwifery and allied health professions at NHS Education for Scotland (NES). (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Pioneering new service set up by hospice and funeral firm
Hospices in England and Wales will be able to offer funeral services direct to families for the first time with the launch of a franchise scheme that could help bolster funding for vital end of life care. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Chancellor ends nurse pay cap but ignores pressures on GPs
Most agree budget is ‘another missed opportunity’ and falls far short of what NHS needs Related items fromOnMedica Doctors unveils plan to ‘save’ general practice GP numbers falling, official figures show Budget ‘does nothing to plug hole in NHS funding’ Half of CCGs to cut mental health ’s budget share Welsh budget ‘a missed opportunity for patient care’ (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 23, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Most Overlooked Symptom in Cancer Care
Mood disorders are common mental health sequelae of cancer, but depression in patients with cancer is frequently missed by healthcare providers, and there are many reasons for this oversight. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Deborah A. Boyle, RN, MSN, AOCNS, FAAN Tags: News Oncology Nursing Depression Source Type: news

Nursing Home Residents Eligible for Palliative Care Often Don ’ t Get It Nursing Home Residents Eligible for Palliative Care Often Don ’ t Get It
Many nursing home residents who might benefit from palliative care to make them more comfortable and improve their quality of life don ’ t receive it, a small U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Immediate Access to Opioid Agonists Found Cost - Effective
Findings among patients with opioid use disorder in publicly - funded treatment facilities (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 22, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Baby Boomers Have Increased Risk of Rx Opioid Overdose Death
In addition, those born from 1947 to 1964 and 1979 to 1992 have increased risk of heroin overdose death (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 22, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Government reveals extra funding to shore up NHS budget
Philip Hammond has announced additional government funding for the health service overall, saying that the government “will always back the NHS”. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Warning over budget ’s failure to address NHS staff CPD funds
Representatives from health service employers have described the chancellor ’s failure to announce funding for staff training as “disappointing”. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Train U.S. Doctors and Nurses to Spot Victims of Modern Slavery, Say Advocates Train U.S. Doctors and Nurses to Spot Victims of Modern Slavery, Say Advocates
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Nursing and midwifery unions give cautious welcome on pay
Unions representing nurses and midwives have largely welcomed the chancellor ’s commitment to provide extra money for NHS staff pay rises, but also warned they must be “meaningful”. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Two execs who worked together in Florida reunite in Memphis
The new chief nursing officer of a local hospital is once again working for the CEO who originally hired her in Florida. On Oct. 16, Jennifer Chiusano became chief nursing officer of Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis. She is responsible for nursing care and plays a key role in facilitating and overseeing the quality of patient care at the hospital. But, it's not her first time working with the CEO of the system. Chi usano comes to Memphis after serving as the chief nursing officer at Delray Medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Chancellor commits to ‘additional funding’ for nurse pay rises
Chancellor Philip Hammond has said he will provide “additional funding” to provide nurses with a salary rise, following the completion of the current pay review process. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Filling the gap: Training the next generation of nurses
With a well-known nationwide shortage of nurses, the local health care industry is using new technologies, recruiting second-career nurses and encouraging more students to get BSNs in order to ensure the region has the best-prepared nurses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

‘Diana’ palliative care nurses should be extended across Scotland
A paediatric palliative care model pioneered by a hospice charity in Scotland should be extended across the country, according to a new report. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Tanzania:Lake Victoria Islets Benefit From Family Planning Services
[Citizen] Mwanza -About 600 people in the lake and western zone have benefited from training on family planning provided to nurses. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can sleep quality and burnout affect shift-work nurses' job performance?
(Wiley) In a Journal of Advanced Nursing study, female gender and personal burnout were linked with impaired sleep quality among nurses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doubts Raised About Use of Products Containing Oxybenzone
Increased adverse reactions may be result of closed loop involving ingesting fish, washing ingredient off (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Common op may offer no extra benefit in reducing shoulder pain
One of the most common surgical procedures used in orthopaedics may make very little difference when it comes to reducing shoulder pain, suggests a ground-breaking UK trial. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Slow progress being made on inpatient falls prevention, finds audit
Falls prevention in hospitals across England and Wales has improved slightly but many are still using ineffective screening tools and failing to carry out key checks, including for delirium, it has been revealed. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Heart failure cases now equal ‘four most common cancers combined’
The number of new cases of heart failure is on the up, with striking differences between rich and poor, shows the most comprehensive review of heart failure statistics in the UK to date. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

First private hospital in UK to launch bid for Magnet nursing status
An independent sector provider in Essex is hoping to become the first private hospital in the UK to gain a prestigious global stamp of approval for outstanding nursing practice. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Are You Interested in Helping Parents and Their Young Children?
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - November 21, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

HCR ManorCare Gets Respite From Dropped Medicare Fraud Lawsuit HCR ManorCare Gets Respite From Dropped Medicare Fraud Lawsuit
The U.S. Justice Department withdrew a Medicare fraud lawsuit against HCR ManorCare, removing a cloud over one the largest U.S. nursing home chains as it nears a deadline to settle a legal dispute with its landlord.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

These conjoined twins spent their lives in a hospital. They just went home — as two.
Abby and Erin Delaney have finally gone home — more than five months after the formerly conjoined twins were separated in a rare surgery. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia said Monday that the twins have been discharged, ending an emotional 485-day stay at the hospital where they were born in summer  2016. For 15 months, the girls had remained […]Related:Thousands of strangers gave a sick 9-year-old an early Christmas. He died days after celebrating.Risk of stillbirth is double in pregnant women who sleep on their backs, study findsA dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurs...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These conjoined twins spent their lives in a hospital. They just went home — as two.
Abby and Erin Delaney have finally gone home — more than five months after the formerly conjoined twins were separated in a rare surgery. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia said Monday that the twins have been discharged, ending an emotional 485-day stay at the hospital where they were born in  summer  2016. For 15 months, the girls had remained […]Related:Thousands of strangers gave a sick 9-year-old an early Christmas. He died days after celebrating.Risk of stillbirth is double in pregnant women who sleep on their backs, study findsA dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows hi...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher β - Blocker Dose Linked to Lower Mortality Risk
Effect is larger in chronic heart failure patients with diabetes than CHF patients without diabetes (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 21, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Increased Repolarization Dispersion Seen in SCD Survivors
Detected by non - invasive electrocardiographic imaging, but not standard ECG, after exertion (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 21, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

5 - Fluorouracil Promising for Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia
High success rate seen for 5 - fluorouracil as initial treatment modality; also promising for recurrences (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Stool - Based Protein Combos Can Improve CRC Screening
Combo of four proteins can detect CRC, advanced adenomas, with higher sensitivity than hemoglobin (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

RSNA: BMI Linked to Detection of Breast Tumor Larger Than 2 cm
BMI linked to detection of tumor larger than 2 cm among screen - detected and interval cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Conference News, Source Type: news

Few U.S. Adults Meet Fruit, Veg Intake Recommendations
12.2 percent of adults meet fruit recommendation and 9.3 percent meet vegetable recommendation (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 21, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news