REM cycles are fundamental to achieving healthy and refreshing sleep. REM stands for rapid eye movement, which is apparent by the eyes tendency to rapidly move in multiple directions during this important stage of sleep. During REM sleep, our brains are stimulated, especially in the areas of learning and making/retaining memories. Each time we drift
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Up until now, the majority of Neisseria meningitidis cases in the United States have been successfully treated with antibiotics. It has now been discovered that meningococcal cases that contain a blaROB-1 β-lactamase gene, are resistant to penicillin and ciprofloxacin. Per a June 19, 2020 notice from the CDC: “During 2019–2020, 11 meningococcal isolates from U.S.
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Have you ever heard the phrase – “you are what you eat?” Well, there’s a solid reasoning behind that saying that helps people make better decisions when it comes to food and eating healthier. In today’s world, it’s easy to get busy with our everyday lives and find less time to cook healthy meals or
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Telehealth and telemedicine have enjoyed unprecedented growth in recent months, but even before then it was something patients were clamoring for. Of course, patients don’t always know the risks of untested procedures and practices, so healthcare providers have to carefully weigh the risks and rewards before implementing something they can’t easily take back. But now
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Editor’s note: Content sponsored by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Nurses with advanced leadership and management skills will be needed to deliver expert care to patients around the country. Nurse leaders and managers are highly skilled nursing professionals who work to provide top-quality healthcare. In this post, we discuss the responsibilities of nurse leaders
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What is Nursing? This is a question often asked either by students who are about to enter college or professionals who are considering a career shift. But this ageless question–no matter how simple it looks– is an open-ended one. In other words, you can get a plethora of answers from nurses working in different expertise.
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Nurses can’t only be found inside hospitals. If you watch the news, there’s a good chance you’ve seen nurses responding to wildfires, hurricanes, and other disasters. These are American Red Cross nurses. What Do American Red Cross Nurses Do? As a Red Cross nurse, you’ll have projects like blood and community health drives. Following proper
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If you think all dogs have the same rights and responsibilities in the lives of the people they are helping, it’s probably the right time to get the facts straight. As a way to clarify, here’s what you need to know about therapy dog vs emotional support dog. Therapy Dogs Therapy dogs provide comfort and
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The nursing profession has impressively evolved over time, and along with this transition came the development of different nursing theories. These theories provide the foundation of nursing practice, specifically nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. They also offer a framework for generating knowledge and new ideas. Also Read: 120+ Flashcards & Memory Aids for Nurses Nursing
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We’ve got a treat for you today – TED talks nursing videos. TED talks are some of the most motivational discussions online. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting, fascinating, and eye-opening TED talks on nursing and health care we could find. When Eric Dishman was in college, he suddenly started having fainting spells.
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