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Bedside Caregivers: Research Shows Opening Visitation Access Improves Patient Satisfaction

Many believe that restrictive visitation policies affect the standard of care patients receive. Now, retrospective research from a team of Baylor nurses proves it.

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AACN Releases Findings from a National Study on Academic Nursing’s Progress in Transitioning to the Practice Doctorate

AACN released findings from a national study conducted by the RAND Corporation, which examined the progress made by nursing schools in transitioning to the practice doctorate – a solution advanced 10 years ago to better meet the healthcare needs of the nation.

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NYC Marathon: Tips to Finish Injury-Free

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With the NYC Marathon less than a week away, now is the time for runners to start focusing on race-day safety.

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Quarantined Hopkins Nurse a Hero, Not a Danger

Johns Hopkins Nursing responds to forced quarantine and eventual release of graduate Kaci Hickox.

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Loyola Earns Highest Honor for Nursing Excellence Again

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) today announced that it received Magnet redesignation for its hospital and outpatient clinics. Loyola is among 5 percent of health-care organizations with the elite redesignation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), an affiliate of the American Nurses Association.

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Nearly Half of Older Americans Need Support with Daily Routines

About 18 million Americans age 65 and older require help with routine daily activities like bathing, handling medications or meals, finds a new study in Milbank Quarterly. The research shows a growing need for improved services and support for older Americans, their spouses, their children and other "informal caregivers."

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Hospital Logs Staggering 2.5 Million Alarms in Just a Month

Following the study of a hospital that logged more than 2.5 million patient monitoring alarms in just one month, researchers at UC San Francisco have, for the first time, comprehensively defined the detailed causes as well as potential solutions for the widespread issue of alarm fatigue in hospitals.

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Loyola Nurse Cares for Veterans on Honor Flight to D.C.

Loyola University Health System nurse Daria Ruffolo, DNP, RN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., on the Honor Flight with 92 of our nation’s veterans.

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Joint Statement—Ebola: Specialty Nursing and Leadership Organizations Commit to Partnership

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Emergency Nurses Association have issued a joint statement about specialty nursing and leadership organization collaboration related to Ebola Virus Disease, on behalf of their 150,000-plus combined nurse members.

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