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2020 Year Of The Nurse

“Year of the Nurse” World Health Organization Designation Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the year 2020 as “Year of the Nurse and Midwife”. It also coincides with the 200th birthday of our modern mother, Florence Nightingale. This global occasion is important for the nursing profession for two reasons. First, it gives …

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What Are The Protective Medications Given At the Hospital?

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If you had surgery, or are in the hospital, your nurse might have given you protective medications to help reduce discomfort associated with being hospitalized or with side effects that arise from taking pain medication: Stool softeners or laxatives  Ulcer prevention Anti nausea Stool Softeners or Laxatives Stool softeners and laxatives, such as Colace© or …

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A Hug-Thanking Healthcare Workers

People choose to work in healthcare because they care. They care so much that they spend years developing their skills and consider themselves to be life-long learners. They put their entire heart and soul into who they become as professionals. And they care so much, that often times they will put you, the patient, before …

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