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School Nursing School Apple
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As the role of the school nurse grows, funds wane for school healthcare School nurses do more than take temperatures and call home when a…

Emergency Department iStock
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St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center is first in country to implement an opiate-free protocol Prescription pain killers do more than kill pain. When they are…

Dermatology lotion
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Last month we discussed Seborrheic keratosis (SK)-those rough growths that develop on the skin of people who are becoming more mature. In-office treatments were reviewed,…

Dermatology eosinophilic-fasciitis
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Find the groove and follow it to a rheumatology diagnosis A 58 year-old Caucasian female was referred to rheumatology for further evaluation of bilateral lower…

Cardiology iStock
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New initiative leads to decreased readmissions and better-prepared clinicians and patients Some 5.7 million Americans have heart failure (HF), a leading cause of hospitalization among…

Home Health IV Drip
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Nurses teach patients to self-administer IV medications at home After a lengthy hospital stay, patients want nothing more than to go home. For some patients,…

Dermatology scaly skin
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Over the years, I have seen many people in the office asking about crusty Seborrheic keratosis (SK). These scaly, popular, bumpy growths occur on most…

Cardiology meditate
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Stress management during cardiac rehabilitation is key to long-term recovery Cardiac rehabilitation is an essential part of recovery from a heart attack, cardiac surgery or…

Infection Prevention Photo courtesy Northwell Health
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A strategic systemwide initiative reduced patient mortality by more than 60% Sepsis is a life-threatening condition defined as a systemic inflammatory response to infection. Without early…

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