As nurses, we are trained to bridge the gap between physicians and patients. In fact, we often serve as conduits of information, translating medical jargon into lay terms while simultaneously maintaining the integrity of the original message. Nurses are in the perfect...
Read this touching article written by the mother of a cancer patient currently being treated at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America and the Sickle Cell Disease Community is requesting that the President of the United States acknowledge and declare Sickle Cell Disease as a national health priority; support legislative Bill - H.R. 5124 and return funding for...
If you are an APHON member provider and/or instructor in good standing, here’s your chance to get involved even further with the program! This committee is tasked with ensuring compliance with educational design criteria...
For someone diagnosed with cancer, certain words can be comforting or hurtful. Dr. Dale Atkins and cancer survivors shared advice on talking to people facing the disease. Keep in mind, everyone is different. What may work for one person may not work for others.
AAFP member Barbara Yawn, M.D., M.Sc., M.S.P.H., of Rochester, Minn., recently co-chaired a panel that developed a clinical guideline on managing SCD, a summary of which was published online Sept. 10 by JAMA: The Journal of the American...
As healthcare professionals work in a hospital, they need a device that allows them to collect vital data on patients while also viewing X-rays and electronic health records (EHRs). Workplaces like hospitals are become more mobile, and the portability of tablets provides...
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