Marie Namey, MSN, RN, MSCN, has dedicated most of her nursing career to helping patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
An exhausted mother of a patient in Fairview Hospital’s 24-bed Pediatric Medical-Surgical Unit shared her distress with a nurse. “I just want my baby to sleep,” said the mother, whose baby had hyperbilirubinemia.
A new take on fluid management education by nurses can help keep patients at home and healthier.
Nurses apply science to patient care every day. But how often is a scientific approach applied to staffing? In the operating rooms at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus, the answer is the same—every day.
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Nurse Manager Laurie Pustinger, BSN, RN, recently augmented her huddles with staff on the surgery/endoscopy unit at South Pointe Hospital. She added visuals related to a performance improvement initiative.
One of the mandates in the Skilled Nursing Unit at Lakewood Hospital states that patients should not have indwelling urinary catheters (IUCs) unless there is a supporting diagnosis. This rule was extended throughout the hospital into all inpatient medical units just a couple years ago.
The neurological ICU at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus completed phase 2 of an early progressive mobility protocol study. Kate Klein, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, presented findings at the 9th annual Nursing Research Conference at Cleveland Clinic in May.
Idea from a Cleveland Clinic nursing leader spawns ongoing statewide Epic user meetings — and forges empowering connections.
Monthly rounding brings nursing leaders and other executives face to face with front-line staff and patients.
The newer subcutaneous approach to ICD placement is less dependent on device programming, enabling better arrhythmia detection and more appropriately timed shock therapy.