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Filipina Nurse Instant Multimillionaire After Patient’s Death

Filipina Nurse Instant Multimillionaire After Patient’s Death Filipina private nurse, Hadassah Peri, inherit $33 million from American heiress Huguette Clark, who died at the age of 104.Peri has worked for Clark for almost 20 years. She said in one of her

The World Humanitarian Day is a Celebration of People Helping People

Whenever disaster strikes, we see good-hearted people and organizations who are really and willing to lend a hand to help the victims. They risk their lives and go to far places like Japan, Sudan, Somalia and Haiti where they can help

Nurses are at Risk of Chemotherapy Exposure and its Toxic Effect

According to a recent study, 17% of nurses who work in outpatient chemotherapy units are at risk of exposure to chemotherapy and their toxic effects when treating cancer patients. Chemotherapy exposure can greatly affect the nervous system and reproductive system. It

Doctors’ and Nurses’ Uniform Can Harbor Tons of Bacteria, study says

The distinct white uniform of doctors and nurses, which is perceived as clean, may on the contrary be contaminated. A recent study that involved the participation of 75 nurses and 60 doctors in a 550 bed capacity hospital in Jerusalem showed

Jumping into the Twittersphere: A Nurse’s Guide

When you heard about twitter, you probably thought that it is just another social media network where post an every-second accounts of their lives. Maybe it is true, but, hey, did you know twitter is great, too, as long as you

Do the Benefits of Alcohol Outweigh the Disadvantages?

There have been a lot of debates on whether alcohol is beneficial or harmful to the health. Many healthcare professionals as well as certain religious groups are against it because of negative effects it has on the body. However, others contest

Life of a Forensic Nurse

Ever wondered what other career options you have as a nurse besides working inside the hospital? Why not try forensic nursing? They say this is not for the weak-stomached or the weak-willed. Forensic nurses take action in crime scene investigations. They

An Open Invitation to Nurses

Do you have a fascinating story, a learning experience, a list of tips or news that you would like to share to other nurses? It could be a funny encounter with your favorite patient in the hospital, how you landed your

How Empathy Can Help Nurses Care for Patients with Dementia

Dementia is a loss of cognitive ability in an aging person, where in a person’s memory, attention, language and problem solving skills are impaired. Dementia seen in the elderly is known as senile dementia. The disease, having no cure and progress

Breaking the Bridge Between Nursing and Information Technology

In the world where everything has turned computerized, healthcare has also advanced further into the world of information technology. The birth of electronic medical records, and computerized documentation are cues that nurses are now ready for the electronic makeover and penetrate