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TENDER TUESDAYS

SENIORS CARING for SENIORS (Part 4)

COMING HOME

Thanks for returning to Tender Tuesdays! This week’s installment captures our dad’s “great escape” from the 5th Floor of our local hospital. 1,378 more words

Humor

TENDER TUESDAYS

SENIORS CARING for SENIORS (Part 3)

What Happens on 5th Floor, Doesn’t Stay on 5th Floor

Welcome back to Tender Tuesdays! This week’s installment moves forward with our father’s… 1,337 more words

Aging

Changing the default to promote influenza vaccination among health care workers

Source:  Vaccine

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Date of publication:  February 2016

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Influenza vaccination uptake among health care workers (HCWs) is the most effective method to prevent transmission to patients, but vaccination coverage rates are low among HCWs. 105 more words

Volume 7 Issue 2

Dozens of children exposed to health care worker with whooping cough

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/dozens-of-children-exposed-to-healthcare-worker-with-whooping-cough-in-melbourne-20150827-gj9gnl.html

A healthcare worker with whooping cough has been in contact with dozens of mothers and their children in Melbourne, alarming families who fear an outbreak of the potentially deadly disease. 504 more words

Health

CAREGIVERS: Empathy may lead to compassion fatigue

Caregivers are required to be empathetic with patients, patients’ families, co-workers – and that is before going home to meet the needs of their own families.   80 more words

Posted By Kim Garber

Arts Training for Health Care Workers?

Durham University’s Centre for Medical Humanities explores the connection between medicine, the humanities and the social sciences. It aims to investigate how collaboration between these three diverse fields may enhance our well-being. 266 more words

Reflective Writing

A question on medication

I’d like to start this post with a disclaimer: I am not a medically trained professional. I have never studied medicine or psychiatry. I have studied child and adolescent mental health but not in connection to medications or the biological effects of conditions and treatments. 872 more words

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