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Substance Abuse Disorders Nursing Care Management

Substance Abuse Disorders

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Thousands of Northern Ireland Nurses Strike Over Pay and Safe Staffing

Thousands of nurses in Northern Ireland staged a 12-hour walk-out on January 8 in a longstanding dispute over pay and safe staffing. This was after a similar strike by 9,000 nurses on December 19 had brought no resolution.

Reducing Risk of Central Line-Associated Blood Infection

Central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) is an insidious and ubiquitous issue in healthcare settings.