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A Brief Look At Phlebitis:

IV therapy is a frequent practice that is performed all-around the world in order to facilitate rapid and accurate administration of medication. Although the practice is unbelievably common, it is still fairly invasive and there are a wide range of potential iv therapy complications that can occur. 274 more words

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I Recently Heard the Term "CAM" Medicine - What's It Referring To?

Often times a serious medical diagnosis can spur a patient’s search for a new or alternative form of medical treatment. At its most basic form, Complementary and Alternative Medicine refers to any system, practice, or product use that is not considered standard care in the western world. 400 more words

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Reducing Social Isolation in the Elderly

A substantial variety of literature and pieces have recognized the associated link concerning social isolation along with a person’s overall health. Social isolation has a profound negative effect on the life expectancy of an individual. 311 more words

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Nursing Sensitive Indicators - In Practice

Nursing Sensitive Indicators is a fancy industry term that refers to the metrics and rates often used to monitor factors that are directly affected by nursing care. 378 more words

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Nursing and Entrepreneurship - What Our Systems Need

Throughout the country, nurses are beginning to understand that they do not have to work for someone else, they have chosen too. RN’s are discovering novel approaches to implement new innovations, employee themselves, and launch businesses. 686 more words

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A Quick Look at CAUTI

Urinary Tract Infections are the most common HAIs (Healthcare Associated Infections) in the nation. Each year there are over 560,000 recorded UTIs. Interestingly, over 70% of the UTIs are directly associated with a urinary catheter. 543 more words

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Cancer Treatment and Extravasation: A Dangerous Duo

Extravasation is a painful and serious complication that can arise during routine IV Therapy. The severity of extravasation can range from a mild irritation to a potentially life or limb threatening situation. 427 more words

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