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The Chances Your Nurse Correctly Monitors for Side Effects of Pain Meds? About One in Four

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A study led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Carla Jungquist reveals that the vast majority of post-operative patients given opioid medications through intravenous infusions are not monitored often enough to detect respiratory depression, a potentially deadly result of overdose.

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Too Much Sex Causes Genitals to Change Shape in Beetle Study, Expert on Managing Wedding Stress, Relationship Satisfaction Depends on the Mating Pool, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

Too Much Sex Causes Genitals to Change Shape in Beetle Study, Expert on Managing Wedding Stress, Relationship Satisfaction Depends on the Mating Pool, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

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NAU Researcher: Nurses Can Apply Science of Caring to Combat Compassion Fatigue

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NAU’s Dorothy Dunn, assistant professor and doctor of nursing, has been actively researching the intentionality of compassion energy—the converse of compassion fatigue—in order to help nurses balance life and profession.

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Penn Nursing Professor Appointed to National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

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Kathryn H. Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, has been appointed a member to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research. Members of the council are drawn from the scientific and lay communities, embodying diverse perspectives from the fields of nursing, public and health policy, law, and economics.

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Mobile Health Units Tested at University of Louisville-Run Clinic

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New mobile clinics operated by the North American Mission Board saw their first patients Friday, May 20, at the Kentucky Racing Health Services Center, a nonprofit clinic run by the University of Louisville School of Nursing that serves the backside racetrack workers at Churchill Downs.

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Drop in Childhood Obesity Cannot Be Explained by Health Behaviors, The Latest in Heart Defect Prediction Tech, Eating After 8pm Not Linked to Childhood Obesity, and more Children's Health News

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Wolters Kluwer Receives 24 Awards From the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the health care industry, is pleased to announce that its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal portfolio has won 24 awards across 18 categories, including Publication of the Year, in the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) annual awards competition. ASHPE recognizes member articles and publications for editorial, design, print and online award categories.

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AACN Updates Popular Critical Care Interactive Orientation Course for Hospitals

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More than 1,100 hospitals and healthcare facilities in the United States and Canada have used AACN's Essentials of Critical Care Orientation online course since 2002. The updated course, ECCO 3.0, offers two learner pathways: intensive care unit (18 lesson modules, 58 CE) and progressive care unit (17 lesson modules, 53 CE).

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Premise Health Partners with the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses to Provide Virtual Training to Nurses Nationwide

Premise Health, a leading worksite health and patient engagement company, partnered with the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) to engage and educate its nationwide nurse population in AAOHN’s first virtual conference spotlighting occupational health, environmental health and safety practices.

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Mother-Daughter Team Fights Breast Cancer Professionally, Personally

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Madeline Harris and Kristen Noles centered their careers on caring for patients at UAB Hospital; now they celebrate five years of breast cancer survivorship for Noles.

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Penn Nursing’s Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FADA, FASPEN, to Lead American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

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Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, LDN, FASPEN, Professor of Nutrition Science, Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) is President-elect of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.). Her official term as President begins June 1, 2016 and lasts one year.

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Greater Collaboration Between ICU Nurses and ICU Physicians May Minimize VAP Risk

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Greater collaboration between ICU nursing and medicine could help to minimize ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), according to a study presented at the ATS 2016 International Conference.

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Top Stories 5-16-2016

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Thousands of Acute and Critical Care Nurses Gather in New Orleans for AACN's Annual Conference

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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) brings together an estimated 8,000 nurses this week in New Orleans at its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI, #NTI2016)

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Top Stories 5-13-2016

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Depressed Moms Not ‘in Sync’ with Their Kids, Children with ADHD Sleep Both Poorly and Less, Yeast Infection Linked to Mental Illness, and more in the Mental Health News Source

Depressed Moms Not ‘in Sync’ with Their Kids, Children with ADHD Sleep Both Poorly and Less, Yeast Infection Linked to Mental Illness, and more in the Mental Health News Source

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Pregnant Pause in Drug Use

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Johns Hopkins Bayview center helps babies by helping moms get clean: “Most of us wouldn’t have survived what some of these mothers have been through.”

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Exercise May Reduce the Risk of Cervical Cancer, Breast Cancer Screening Accuracy, Genome Analysis Leads to Clues About Rare Cancer, and more in the Cancer News Source

Exercise May Reduce the Risk of Cervical Cancer, Breast Cancer Screening Accuracy, Genome Analysis Leads to Clues About Rare Cancer, and more in the Cancer News Source