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One Nurse Per 4,000 Pupils = Not The Healthiest Arrangement

The nurse’s office at Cambridge Elementary in eastern Contra Costa County, Calif., on Oct. 16, 2016. (Heidi de Marco/KHN) CONCORD, Calif. — During a 15-minute recess, the elementary school students ... read more

Australian nurses are sexually harassed by our patients. It's not part of our job

When she grew up, Brooke followed in my footsteps, not only to share my career, but also here, to my city, 4000 ... health professionals. We discuss why it's important for us to talk about patients' ... read more

Many School Districts Don't Have Enough School Nurses

Less than half of the country’s public schools employ a full-time nurse, and in some of the worst cases – largely in poor, urban school systems – there’s only one school nurse for every 4,000 ... I ... read more

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Opioid crisis: US schools prepare for student overdoses

Specialising in vocational skills, it has a well-equipped medical teaching room, including life-sized dummies that are usually used by pupils who want to go into nursing. A demonstration on one of the ... read more


‘I was an impaired nurse’: Three nurses who battled addiction welcome dramatic shift in approach to discipline and treatment

Modelled after initiatives in the U.S. and British Columbia, the new Nurses’ Health ... than 4,000 registered nurses. Three per cent admitted to being addicted to drugs or alcohol. More striking was ... read more

For babies in prison, life starts on shaky foundation

My eyes caught the ... to initiate special arrangements for pregnant inmates and those nursing babies, “since we must understand that these categories of people require special medical attentions, ... read more

For-Profit Nursing Homes Lead in Overcharging While Care Suffers

Not disclosed was how much worse it is when providers have a profit motive. Thirty per cent of claims sampled from for-profit homes were deemed improper, compared to just 12 percent from non-profits, ... read more

Retirement-home roulette: How to beat the odds

These communities accommodate retirees on one campus as they grow frailer, letting them progress if needed from independent living to assisted living, and on to skilled nursing ... have their eyes ... read more

Inside Texas’ Failed Experiment to Replace Planned Parenthood with an Anti-Abortion Group

HHSC released data for fiscal year 2018 in May, but did not specify the number of ... In the first months of its Healthy Texas Women contract, one of the Heidi Group’s main providers, a Dallas-area ... read more

Implementation of a nurse-delivered intravitreal injection service

Traditional nursing work has changed considerably in recent years with the introduction of extended roles in many surgical specialties. There is a growing awareness of the positive impact of extended ... read more

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them.

“It’s a special occasion,” explained Casmalla, a 28-year-old dental surgeon, batting professionally made-up eyes. “Don’t we get ... were being geared toward the health of the mother and the child, and ... read more

The health system in Canada’s North is failing — but not by accident. ‘It is designed to do what it is doing’

In Report on the Indian Schools of Manitoba and the North-West Territories, he noted, “Of a total of 1,537 pupils reported upon nearly 25 per cent are dead, of one school with an ... living in the ... read more



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