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Radiation should follow a mastectomy for advanced cancer, but often doesn't
Radiation after a mastectomy for advanced breast cancer is part of the standard treatment guidelines. But more than a...
Speeding Patient Discharges Safely
Using a multi-disciplinary approach, Yale-New haven Hospital has adopted a number of methods to ensure greater patient...
OIG Cries Foul on CMS Sexual Dysfunction Drug Reimbursements
Taxpayers paid more than $3.1 million in 2007 and 2008 for sexual or erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra that...
RFID 100% Accurate in Surgical Sponge Tracking Test
A blinded clinical trial of radio frequency identification chips resulted in an accuracy rate far better than...
Informal May be Best Approach to End-of-Life Conversations
How a doctor guides family members through the details of a patient's critical illness may influence caregivers...
Evidence-Based Care Gaps Pervasive, Researchers Say
Failure to use research-based evidence to inform healthcare decision making is prevalent among patients, caregivers...
Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
Cooling caps tested to help cancer patients keep hair
A handful of San Francisco breast cancer patients are donning frigid skullcaps to test a device designed to keep hair...
3 Tips for Prescribing Antibiotics, CDC Offers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched an educational campaign encouraging physicians to avoid...
Soaring to Success
Co-written by a former airline pilot turned nurse and a risk management expert, this practical resource offers...
Long-Term Care Clinical Assessment and Documentation Cheat Sheets
The Long-Term Care Clinical Assessment and Documentation Cheat Sheets is the ultimate blueprint for how to provide...
Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Patient Safety Basics
Promote patient safety throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Patient Safety Basics Collection.
Clinical Documentation Quick Reference for Long-Term Care
This resource, designed to be used at the resident’s bedside, will help nurses improve their efficiency and quality of...
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