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Hand Hygiene in Focus

Hand hygiene is a vital part of any infection control practice. Nurses are constantly disinfecting their hands hundreds, if not thousands of times per day (or at least they should be) but this mentality has spread to the greater public,…

Holistic Nursing Care

Over the last decade or so, health care has shifted focus from treatment of symptoms and disease processes, to more emphasis on prevention of disease, such as living an active lifestyle and exercising regularly. Healthy diet and personal…

An Introduction to Nursing

Nursing is a broad profession within the healthcare system, which deals with the caring and support of sick is injured people, promoting recovery and wellbeing. Nursing is often what we envision when we think about hospitals and…

How to Read a CT Scan

Most of us have had a medical scan of some sort at some point in our lives. They're used for everything from diagnosing acute illnesses, to replacements to invasive surgeries. But what are the doctors and nurses actually looking at? how…