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The future of nursing: A 10,000-foot view

Nursing and healthcare in the United States are at a crossroads. A broad view of the issues at hand are required in order to address the future of the nursing profession, the American healthcare system and an aging population. Questions regarding the potential existence...

source: By Keith Carlson
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Some of the most important occupants of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Maine live in cages in a gleaming tower near Longwood Avenue. They are furry little mice, in varieties of white and brown and black, with long pink tails. And they could play a vital role in...

source: The Boston Globe

Tumor features and outcomes varied considerably by primary tumor site among children with neuroblastoma, according to study results. Dr. Kieuhoa T. Vo, of Benioff Children's Hospital and University of California, and colleagues...

source: American Society of Clinical Oncology via Healio

More than one-quarter of young adults with the most common form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia have a high-risk subtype with a poor prognosis and may benefit from drugs widely used to treat other types of leukemia that are more common in adults, according to multi-institutional...

source: Oncology Nurse Advisor

Traditionally, nurses have been the "face of healthcare" to the patient. According to the American Nurses Association, the nursing profession involves the "protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of...

source: Forbes

For 12 years, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg worked at a camp for children battling cancer. He often witnessed the pain and discomfort many of them endured while undergoing medical procedures. "It's really indescribable, what it's like ... to watch a child go through so much...

source: CNN

Experiencing discrimination because of their race or health condition can influence just how much trust people put into the health profession. In fact, having these experiences was associated with a 53 percent increase in the chances...

source: Journal of General Internal Medicine via Medical News Today


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