Hospital nurses are being forced to “ration care” because they do not have enough time to properly look after patients, a new study suggests.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk
Wait for it———-
I am going to upload Miss America contestant talking about being a nurse in my next post.
A pensioner who had difficulty moving and required half-hourly checks was found dead face down in bed after care home staff twice failed to visit her room due to shift pressures.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.expressandstar.com
I found this story sad but understandable given the interviews we have conducted. "Rounding" is only helpful when there are enough nurses to do all the other work as well. What do you believe should be done to prevent such an event in the future?
If you hope to be a good nurse (or coworker, or person with a heart), you’re going to spend the majority of your working life doing things you SO mistakenly think are beneath you. The “little” stuff is rarely small.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com
Since I am interested in "Missed" nursing care I found this blog very interesting.
Could tasks "beneath" a nurse be ones that are missed most often?
This is a bit like trying to apply Maslow’s hierarchy to deciding what to complete and what to let slide.
Patient Safety Primers > Missed Nursing Care:
Sourced through Scoop.it from: psnet.ahrq.gov
Check out the latest from AHRQ concerning Missed Nursing care.
Do you believe it should be considered an "error of omission"?
If so, why? If not, why not?
The original Night Nurse returns in the haze of SECRET WARS’ Battleworld with horror directors Jen & Sylvia Soska.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.newsarama.com
I subscribe to a news feed and this popped up today. Why do you suppose the idea of nurses as sexy super heroes keeps showing up in popular media?
You get some intertesting news if your tags include "Nurse" "night shift" or "off-peak"