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Practicing fake medicine makes you a danger to society.

Do you know what goes into making a medicine? I don’t mean the actual manufacturing of the drug itself, rather the process of getting it onto the pharmacy shelves and into the hands of doctors and patients. 743 more words

Life And Everything

Your chance to shine!

Join the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International and more than 2,000 of your peers in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 28 October – 1 November 2017, for the 44th Biennial Convention. 46 more words

Evidence Based Nursing

Ouch! Whose Pain Feels Worse?

Is pain experience as diverse as our populations?  This week I came across an interesting meta-analysis.

A meta-analysis (MA) is one of the strongest types… 342 more words


When Big Pharma Pays for "News"

What happens when a well-known actress gets paid by a pharmaceutical company to speak about a medical condition she doesn’t have?

It isn’t a question about whether she has or doesn’t have the condition, it’s a question of ethical marketing. 269 more words


Survey of Sedation and Analgesia Practice Among Canadian Pediatric Critical Care Physicians. (Duke)

Garcia Guerra G, et al. Survey of Sedation and Analgesia Practice Among Canadian Pediatric Critical Care Physicians. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Sep;17(9):823-30.

BACKGROUND: Despite the fact that almost all critically ill children experience some degree of pain or anxiety, there is a lack of high-quality evidence to inform preferred approaches to sedation, analgesia, and comfort measures in this environment. 203 more words

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine