Family Files a Wrongful Death Suit Against Travel Nurse for the Death of Their Infant Child

DAHO— A nurse at St. Luke Magic Valley Medical Center is facing a wrongful death suit filed by the family of a seven-month-old child who received an adult dose of saline mixed with potassium phosphate. 

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6 Reasons Why Nursing Is Better Than ANY Other Profession

If you're trying to figure out what career path you want to take and your head is spinning as you try to decide whether to be a nurse, doctor, teacher, lawyer or fly by the seat of your pants and see what kind of hell you can raise, (the latter is just a joke, don't get any stupid ideas), but this article can help you out.

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A Glimpse Into NICU Nursing-What These Baby Savers Really Do

In the US, there are four levels of care for newborns. One level is for full term babies that are healthy.  Depending on the hospital all levels of care may not be available. If this is the case, 

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Forensic Nursing - The New and Exciting Career Option

With the continuing rise in crime rates, forensic nursing is becoming a popular part of the American judicial system and one of the booming career options. This new form of nursing is one of the newest forms of forensic sciences recognized by the

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What Do Operating Room Nurses Do?

The RN specializing in Perioperative Nursing practice performs nursing activities in the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative phases of the patients' surgical experience. Based on the Standards and Recommended Practices for Perioperative Nursing -- A.O.R.N.,

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An Overview of a Career As a Travel Nurse

A career as a Travel Nurse has become a very popular choice for people seeking a life of travel, earning a lucrative income, and helping others. A travel nurse i

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Nurses and Doctors Square Off Over Anesthesia Battle

A pending bill in the state Senate would lift Michigan's requirement that physicians must supervise nurse anesthetist while they administer anesthesia.  The bill would allow nurses with advanced training as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists to order and administer anesthesia pre-operatively, perioperatively and postoperatively. 

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Are You Really Cut Out to be a Night Shift Nurse?

Night shift nurses are a special breed. There are a few nurses who work nights, but they're only doing it because they have to. There's another kind that love working nights. These nurses are night owls by nature, and it doesn't bother them to be up all night, in fact, they prefer it to working days.

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I.V Pumps Exposed. What Every Nurse Should Know About I.V Pumps

If there's anything I hate more than call lights in nursing, I would have to say that  IV pumps would rank right up there. If I met one in a dark alley I don't think I could be responsible for what I would do to it.

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