International effort allows experts to confer on complex cases
Apolipoprotein A1, a major component of HDL, blocks metastatic malignant melanoma and lung cancer through multiple pathways. ApoA1 injections not only inhibit tumor growth and progression in mice, but spur tumor and metastases regression.
Recycling isn’t just good for the earth—it can benefit a hospital’s bottom line, too.
Marie Namey, MSN, RN, MSCN, has dedicated most of her nursing career to helping patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
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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.
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.