national nurses week
While there have been improvements in surveillance and infection control of Ebola in all three countries, access to primary
This National Nurses Week, as we recognize the many wonderful ways that nurses make a difference in our lives every day, let's not forget those excellent listeners and reassuring voices who are standing by on the other end of the phone.
there are days when even the most dedicated people get run down and question their commitment. The next time you notice a good job, say something, do something and make something special out of an average day. What a great lesson we can teach our children.
Nurses contribute to the criminal justice system every day, but they rarely get recognized for it. A friend who is a nurse, remembering my story, used the Internet to help the police identify an unconscious Jane Doe who landed in her ICU, shaving hours off of notifying her family.
Because of their familiarity, HHAs are often considered the "eyes" and "ears" of the patient and see health changes first
Here's to the hospice nurses called to make that happen. Although physically immobile, Gloria remained cognitively alert
At the not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York, home care nurses help educate family caregivers about the importance of self-care and finding personal balance in order to coordinate the best care for the patients they serve.
Truly, nurses are everyday heroes that provide the round-the-clock care and comfort that so many patients need. Whether it is for the elderly, the new born or the newly injured, nurses -- male and female -- deserve our highest respect for their enormous contribution to society.
National Nurses Week is welcome reminder to acknowledge the highly-skilled, attentive and compassionate nurses and other health professionals who keep our homebound elders living and aging at their best.