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Coping with Death as a Nurse
August 30, 2018
How do nurses cope with death? By talking with one another. This strategy presents itself repeatedly in the literature, blogs and nurse forums. Re ...
The Ugly Truth: Coping With Death as a Physician
August 10, 2018
There are volumes written about the ways that doctors cope with death. It is a deeply personal experience and coping mechanisms vary as widely as ...
Telemedicine: The Demand Is Here, Are You Ready?
August 1, 2018
Depending on where you work, you may already have access to telemedicine applications in your practice. If not, you may want to push your administ ...
How to Communicate with Patients with Aphasia
July 12, 2018
Every year 795,000 people in the US suffer a stroke. About 87% of all strokes are ischemic strokes in which blood flow to the brain is blocked. St ...
Your Patient Population is Aging – Are You Ready?
May 21, 2018
If you haven’t noticed already, your patient population is aging. Baby Boomers, those adults born between 1946 and 1964, were the largest demograp ...
Study: Is Less Experience Better for the Patient?
February 23, 2018
You walk into the room, your patient looks at you and says “How old are you anyway?” So much for confidence and credibility when trying to treat t ...
Physician-Patient Relationship: It’s About the Patient
February 22, 2018
The physician-patient relationship lies at the heart of all medicine. It is the epicenter of care; the place where all information and data is gat ...
Improve Patient Care by Increasing Self-Awareness
March 5, 2016
The increasing prevalence of patient satisfaction surveys and patient choice are shining a spotlight on the importance of communication skills and per ...
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