Flickr | Boston Public Library Whether you're a new nurse or a been around for a while, it's always intriguing to take a look back at the history of the nursing profession. This list illuminates the day-to-day tasks and regulations pertaining to the life of a nurse in 1887—before routine charting was even invented. 1887 [...]
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FDA Launches Criminal Investigation Into Unauthorized Herpes Vaccine ResearchMarisa Taylor, Kaiser Health News [UPDATED at 11:45 a.m. ET on April 16] The Food and Drug Administration has launched a criminal investigation into research by a Southern Illinois University professor who injected people with his unauthorized herpes vaccine, Kaiser Health News has learned. SIU professor William [...]
Any nurse worth their weight in water knows, understand, values and appreciates the function and role every CNA plays in the delivery of our patient care. And yet, I still see RN's treating their CNA team member horribly. Here is the best piece of advice I can give to any RN out there when delegating [...]
CrossFit is a popular fitness program that combines rigorous plyometrics, Olympic-style and power-style weight lifting, speed training, gymnastics, body weight exercises, and endurance exercises to target all the major components of physical fitness. While CrossFit has made headlines as an effective workout regimen, the horrible truth is that it’s hiding a big secret: It can [...]
We don’t just need more male nurses. We need more nurses, period. Last year, the Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing conducted a survey among 53,000 Registered Nurses in Illinois. One-third of the nurses over the age of 55 intended to retire within the next five years. The mass exodus of baby boomers from the workforce [...]
A 52-year old woman from South Carolina has pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping and interference with custody, almost two decades after allegedly posing as a hospital nurse and taking a newborn girl in 1998. Gloria Williams allegedly took Kamiyah Mobley just hours after she was born on July 10 of that year from a [...]
Medmag Magazine is proud to introduce one of it's latest additions, Dr Luk from Generation Next Fertility. Dr. Luk joins Medmag Magazine as resident author on all things Fertility in the medical field. You'll see regular articles, podcasts and features from Dr. Luk in the coming months. Here's a little more...Dr. Janelle Luk is the [...]
As a caretaker of spouses, families, children, and the community, nursing as a female profession made sense. Did you know nursing is one of the oldest recognized professions? Many nurses in history received payment for their services from the very beginning. This fact was especially true of wet nurses, who took over the responsibility of [...]
It goes without saying that being the victim of sexual assault is one of the worst things a person can go through. Victims are often scared, scarred, and too terrified of shame and judgment to speak out. Often, they just live in fear of what others will think of them. Many victims often live with [...]
As a nurse, this might seem like one of those odd questions you get doing triage in a clinic. Patients often come in asking strange questions when they are scared and not sure what is going on with their bodies. Before you try to assuage their worry with a quick, “No, not at all,” you [...]