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Shocking Incident Abused Patient Gives Birth In A Nursing Home

For the 17th consecutive year, the Nursing profession has been voted the most ethical and moral profession. As a nurse of 29 years, I am quite proud of that accomplishment. You see, we earned that achievement by being patients advocates. Nurses are the largest healthcare force comprising over 3 million. Therefore, when the reports came out that …

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Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in the ICU

When patients are admitted into the ICU, they are critically ill. Their immune systems are usually decreased, and they are susceptible to infection. When they have to be intubated, the susceptibility to infection is increased. Ventilator-associated pneumonia one of the leading causes of death in the intensive care unit despite the advances in treatment. The incidence …

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