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Prevention is key: Workplace violence in the hospital

With the recent news of several nurses in a Minnesota hospital being injured by a patient wielding a metal bar, the issue of healthcare workers facing violence in the workplace is again receiving media scrutiny. Hospitalized individuals are certainly under significant...

source: By Keith Carlson
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In order to most effectively meet the needs of a culturally diverse patient population, nurses must address many of the healthcare challenges that face the populations they serve. Healthcare workers strive to provide the best...

source: ANA

Darker skin differs from white skin in presentation, a tendency toward pronounced scarring, and pathophysiology of skin diseases common to those with skin of color. Recent studies highlight differences beyond the surface, which include issues of treatment, scar formation,...

source: The Nurse Practitioner

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned doctors and hospitals around the country that a commonly used medical scope could be difficult to clean and “may facilitate the spread of deadly bacteria.” The agency’s...

source: The Washington Post

There were red flags that bite mark analysis was flawed even as the first cases in the 1970s secured its use in the courtroom. For example, a 1975 study asked bite mark analysts to match bite marks made in pig skins under optimal laboratory conditions to the teeth that were...

source: The Washington Post

Additional funding has come in to help keep the doors of a needed service open. #The Lily Pad Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Center received a $20,000 donation on recently from New York Life that is expected...

source: Albany Herald

Sixteen University of Pennsylvania law professors have written a letter blasting the school's sexual misconduct policy, arguing recent rule changes have made the process unfair to students accused of sexual assault. In the letter,...

source: Business Insider


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