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Vital Signs: Essential Tool or Task?

Mr. Phillips is a 48 year old inmate with a history of schizophrenia who was admitted to the facility psych unit a week ago because of refusal to eat and potential for self-harm. 941 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing

Correctional Nurse Goals for 2015: Expand Your Knowledge

Health care is advancing at the speed of light. We are expected to apply current evidence to our practice and understand the new technologies, medications, and treatments that are being implemented. 424 more words

Correctional Nursing

One Health Initiative will unite human and veterinary medicine

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The One Health Initiative is a movement to forge co-equal, all inclusive collaborations between physicians, osteopaths, veterinarians, dentists, nurses and other scientific-health and environmentally related disciplines, including the American Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Nurses Association, American Association of Public Health Physicians, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. 156 more words

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Sarah Lazare: 'Duty to Refuse': Top Medical Groups Back Nurse Who Said 'No' to Force-Feeding Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

‘Force-feeding a competent person is not the practice of medicine; it is aggravated assault.’

Leading medical groups are speaking out in support of a U.S. Navy nurse who refused on ethical grounds to force-feed hunger strikers held captive at Guantanamo Bay. 585 more words

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What's new and news

First: What is new with Ebola since the last post? Another nurse from Texas and a doctor in New York are infected. The Centers for Disease Control has held two teleconferences with nurses across the country and issued… 1,071 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing

CDC Releases New Guidelines For Health Workers Treating Ebola Patients

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for the first person diagnosed with the virus in the United States. 772 more words

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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Gear Guidelines

ATLANTA — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for the first person diagnosed with the virus in the United States. 703 more words

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