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Cardiology iStock/jacoblund
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What can help mend a broken heart? According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally (17.3 million deaths…

Dermatology NPPA042516_CV_inside
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An overview of comprehensive treatment Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition in adolescents, with a reported prevalence of 70% to 87%.1 Acne is classified…

Lifestyle Feet
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How nurses can prevent and treat this common foot problem. Nurses are on their feet all day, walking-sometimes sprinting-up and down concrete hospital hallways, bringing…

Best Nursing Team Memorial Hospital UCH, Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Nurses visualize PICC catheters, enabling them to deliver on-time medication administration TEAM: Vascular access (PICC) nurses ENTRY SUBMITTED BY: Lorri Jameson MSN/Ed, RN, VA-BC, nurse…

Best Nursing Team Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
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This rural community hospital’s ICU nurses celebrate multiple patient safety accomplishments TEAM: Cardiac & Intensive Care Unit nurses ENTRY SUBMITTED BY: Laura Reilly, MSN, RN,…

Best Nursing Team Inova Loudoun Medical Center, Leesburg, Va.
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Progressive mobility team’s efforts decrease mechanical ventilator days TEAM: ICU Progressive Mobility ENTRY SUBMITTED BY: Amanda J. Golino, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, clinical nurse specialist…

Best Nursing Team Gulf Coast Medical Center, Fort Myers, Fla.
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Emergency department nurses reduce time to tPA administration for ischemic stroke patients TEAM: Emergency Department ENTRY SUBMITTED BY: Gregg MacDonald, MS, RN, CEN, PHRN, EMT-P,…