The risk of stroke is up to 2.5 times higher in racial and ethnic minorities than in the general population. That’s why we created our Minority Stroke Program to enhance community outreach efforts.
Results of our new nationwide survey of U.S. adults argue for a back-to-basics approach to patient education on heart health and lifestyle.
Orthopedists Jason Genin, DO, and Dominic King, DO, discuss the importance of treatment sequencing, which may include platelet-rich plasma injections, and patient education in optimizing joint health.
To help combat the opioid crisis, nurses in the mother/baby unit at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital have implemented several new protocols aimed at selective use of narcotic medications.
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When a clinical nurse specialist from Cleveland Clinic had emergency surgery and landed in the hospital for five days, she gained a renewed sense of patient empathy and purpose.
Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital conducted research on fall risk education to help elderly patients beyond their hospital stay.
Post-operative VTEs can be deadly. A nurse-led study at Cleveland Clinic compared the effectiveness of written instructions versus a multimethod educational approach to teach patients about VTEs.
Rooming-in care for newborns can lead to one unintended consequence – an increased risk for newborn falls. A nurse-led initiative at Cleveland Clinic helps preserve the benefits of rooming-in while preventing newborn falls.
A multidisciplinary team including nurses devises an education strategy to decrease 30-day readmission rates for patients discharged from the inpatient hepatology service at Cleveland Clinic.
Nurses on a cardiothoracic step-down unit at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus created a simple educational tool to reduce patient falls that has since been implemented throughout the healthcare system.