The nursing profession has grown astronomically since the days of Florence Nightingale. While we may have once served as handmaidens to the whims and needs of god-like physicians, the definition of what it means to practice as a nurse is light-years away from the era of...
Nurse mangers, charge nurses, and team leaders are responsible for promoting safe and effective patient care while maintaining the highest clinical standards in that setting. Not only must the team leader be an expert clinician, but they must also be skilled in delegation,...
Recently, the nursing profession has emphasized the role of the nurse as leader. It is critical to keep in mind, however, that leadership is not a new role for nurses. Nurses have undertaken this obligation and duty for many years. A...
A study by researchers from leading cancer centers across the US has found that modern chemotherapy treatments have only a small impact on the ability of female childhood and adolescent cancer survivors to have children when...
Evans syndrome is an underdiagnosed condition consisting of simultaneous or sequential combination of autoimmune hemolytic anemia and immune-mediated thrombocytopenia. Researchers reported a case of severe Evans syndrome presenting as altered...
The Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®) has developed pediatric self-report scales measuring several unidimensional health attributes (domains) suitable for use in clinical research,...
Researchers from Hong Kong and the U.S. have developed a new statistical and mapping method that could help identify drug targets for treating leukemia. The findings could help physicians develop more effective treatment strategies for chronic myelogenous leukemia.
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