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26 of the Funniest Charting Errors Found on Actual Patients’ Medical Charts

Admit it, we commit errors and no one is perfect. In nursing, a charting an error may spell doom to your patient, a scolding from your supervisor or an hysterical laugh from your colleagues.

From Smile to Smile: Bodie’s Story

This is the story of Bodie Dean Gannaway. He was born on June 7, 2011 with a Tetralogy of Fallot.

Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture

Our postures consist of proper sitting, standing and sleeping. These are daily activities that most people are unfortunately taking for granted that causes injuries and body pains. Prevention is better than cure as they say, so here are simple ways on how to improve our posture.

Barry Marshall drank a petri dish containing cultured H. pylori cause ulcers

To clear the skepticism and demonstrate that H. pylori can indeed cause ulcers ans gastritis, Barry Marshall drank a beaker of H. pylori culture and became ill within a few days later. An endoscopy ten days after inoculation revealed signs of gastritis and the presence of H. pylori.

Medical Tattoos – More Alerting than MedBands?

Medical Tattoos are becoming more common today instead of wearing a standard medical alert bracelets.

8 Useful Websites & Programs for Student Nurses

There are various web applications and programs here online and on your computer that we use everyday as we struggle to finish our case studies or striving to finish our theses.

ClearRx: Reinventing the Design of Pill Bottles

It all started with a strong dose of common sense.

The Mule

1993, New York. The elderly Filipino woman was shaking when she was brought by the EMS paramedic to Triage. Her eyes were shifty and anxious. She clutched my hand, pleading in silence.

10 Things You Should Never Say or Do to a Stroke Patient (According to...

People are funny, and I don't mean in a ha-ha sort of way. They could be neurotic, bi-polar, obsessive-compulsive, anxious, or agoraphobic, just to name a few types. Some of the ones who came to visit me had their own type: dysfunctional-when-meeting-a-stroke-patient.

106 Reasons Why Everyone Should Love Nurses

Nurses are indeed the backbone of the medical field. They're on the front lines every day, dealing with the heart of each patient’s issues, while ensuring that they feel comfortable and secure every step of the way.

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