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Therapist Arrested For Breaking Lives
...ng networks. Christopher Alan Irvin, a 32-year-old nurse
at the time, pleaded guilty in September and was sentenced to 14 years and eight months in prison....
Mozambique Set to Liberalise Abortion Law
...o abandon my studies." "My friends told me about a nurse
who could do the procedure at her own home. After agreeing on the price, 650 meticas (22 euros/30 dollars), we returned two days later." The teenager took the abortion drugs supplied by the nurse, but she soon began vomiting and violently shaking. ...
Transplant Patient Gets a New Lease of Life
... many needy people as possible. Jennie Aungst, a nurse
at Lakeland, hopes the crash brings greater awareness to organ donation. "They could be your brothers, sisters, mother's children and I just feel that people need to consider this if they haven't before because it such needed and it could be you or o...
Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now
...pecialists, and medications. There is a doctor and nurse
team in every neighborhood, although somewhat fewe... because it's the responsibility of the doctor and nurse
team to understand you and your health issues in the context of your family, home, and neighborhood....
Gay Gang in Netherlands Lures, Rapes and Infects Fellow Homosexuals With HIV/AIDS
...pened. The three suspects one of whom is a male nurse
were said to have raped the men, and even injected some with a mix of their contaminated blood. The case has unnerved the country. unsettled the Netherlands and caused it to take a hard look at its easygoing views on sex, with some suggesting that f...
Crackdown on Dirty Hospitals in UK
...ection. Only a few days ago it was reported that a nurse
blew up when a heart-attack patient in England complained he had been left lying in his own urine puddle for a few hours. But some time governments in the developed world some time try to get their act together. Like in the UK now. The Healthcare C...
Diabetes Management in Schools Act Will Help Ensure Oklahoma Students With Diabetes Are Safe at School
...arly stated. The bill states that while the school nurse
has the central role in the provision and coordina...mental diabetes care, particularly when the school nurse
is unavailable. Additionally, the bill ensures that schools are open toward blood glucose monitori...
Policy Changes Have Direct Effect on Nursing Home Care
... reduced under their cost-containment efforts, and nurse
staffing levels in US nursing homes, according to Charlene Harrington, PhD, RN, UCSF professor of sociology and nursing and lead author of the report. She said previous studies have shown a direct correlation between staffing levels and higher Medi...
UK Nurses Complain of Stress, One Quits After Screaming at Heart Attack Patient
...e very day a survey on their conditions was out, a nurse
had to quit in shame after screaming at a heart a...rk. "I wet myself, probably due to nerves, and the nurse
didn't change me for two hours even after my wife asked her. It was very uncomfortable." Next day ...
Heart-Assist Device Gives Culver City Man a Good Quality of Life
... live at home with few restrictions. A home-health nurse
visits every other week and Heiner currently sees his physicians at Cedars-Sinai every three weeks. Heiner, who has the support of his wife and 17-year-old son, said he is still getting acquainted with the device and regaining his strength after su...
Shortage of Doctors and Nurses Affects AIDS Treatment in Africa
...le in the United States. Mpumelelo Mantangana, a nurse
at the clinic, says her workload has soared as other nursing staff have left for better-paid jobs in the private sector or abroad. She understands why the work is exhausting and the pay is peanuts. "I work purely because of passion for what we are...
Actress Sally Field Vows to Fight Against Osteoporosis
...rting at age 40, you should talk to your doctor or nurse
about your risk factors for osteoporosis to determine if you need earlier or more frequent screening. The key to good bone health starts when you are young. 'Until youre about 30, your bones are still growing,' Siris said. 'You can build more bon...
Better Working Conditions for Nurses Might Decrease Patient Infections
... 51 U.S. hospital ICUs showed that those with high nurse
staffing levels (the average was 17 registered nurse
hours per patient day) had a lower incidence of infections. Higher levels of overtime hours were ass...
Operation Smile, may Need to Smile Without Jessica Simpson
...agee, a plastic surgeon, and his wife, Kathleen, a nurse
and clinical social worker. Operation Smile coordinates more than 30 Medical Mission sites in 25 countries annually. Last year, medical volunteers provided free surgeries for 9,334 children through international and local, in-country medical missions...
Feelings Of Injustice At Work Can Lead To A Heart Attack
...ocioeconomic status. Says Ellen Mason, a cardiac nurse
at the British Heart Foundation: ``Bosses should take heed. Staff who feel unfairly treated at work may develop low self-esteem, which can contribute to stress, depression and anxiety. This can make us much more likely to eat poorly and eat and smo...
Florence Nightingales of India Honored by President
...io in India is not adequate. In India there is one nurse
to 2250 people while in the developed countries th...nesia, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Thailand have a better nurse
population ratio. The nurse
patient ratio, however, varies from 1:5 to 1:60 or 1:1000 in different i...
Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence
...'A Daybook for Nurses' has summed up the life of a nurse
wonderfully, 'Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy... nurses are rarely short on caring'. All we need to do is nurture this trait and allow it to blossom in all the Florence Nightingales' of the world....
Research Reveals Way to Speed Up Treatment of Deadly Malignant Hyperthermia
...It was conducted by Kevin Baker, CRNA, MSNA, staff nurse
anesthetist for West End Anesthesia Group at St. M...hesia, Virginia Commonwealth University, and staff nurse
anesthetist at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Medical Center in Richmond, Va.; Heather Kart...
Feeding Premature Babies by Cup may Not Be of Much Help
...p placed beneath the upper lip. Anndrea Flint, a nurse
manager at the Centre for Clinical Nursing of the Royal Women's Hospital in Brisbane, and other researchers examined four studies that involved pre-term infants, born at 29 to 35 weeks gestation. "Parents and staff did not necessarily enjoy the exp...
...tio at present works out to 1:1722. The patient nurse
ratio also depends on various factors like type of patient care provided and nature of specialization etc. and varies from 5:1 to 19:1. The policy of recruitment of nurses depends upon the number of sanctioned position in a hospital and nursing qua...
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