News tagged with nurses

When care is omitted—new research on a taboo topic

Registered nurses in hospitals often lack the time for nursing care activities, such as comfort or talk with patients or educating patients and relatives. A study by the Institute of Nursing Sciences at the University of ...

Nov 11, 2013
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Small changes can help health service staff avoid burnout

A survey of nurses working with older adults across three National Health Service trusts in England explored how perceptions of the workplace affect nurse wellbeing. Standardised validated measures were used to assess burnout, ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Hospital nurse staffing tied to readmissions penalties

(HealthDay)—Hospitals with higher nurse staffing have lower odds of Medicare readmissions penalties than hospitals with lower staffing, according to a study published in the October issue of Health Affairs.

Oct 15, 2013
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