Nursing News & Notes

Common Errors That Can Result to Nursing Negligence

Nursing News & Notes

Nursing negligence can happen when nurses commit mistakes in giving basic care. It is defined by Bernzweig as the “failure to behave in a reasonable and prudent manner, whether as a layperson or a professional and whether engaged in the simplest or most complex type of activity”. If the patient is harmed due to this [...]

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What Makes A Good Nursing Intervention?

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A nursing intervention is defined by Bulecheck and McCloskey as “any direct care treatment that a nurse performs on behalf of a client”. It is a specific nursing action that addresses a patient’s need. Nursing interventions are identified in the care plan, but can also be performed by nurses spontaneously in some situations. Now, do [...]

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What Is An Incident Report?

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An incident report is a document that describes an accident or incident that deviates from safe nursing standards. Nurses want to exercise utmost care with their work, but accidents do happen and when they do, an incident report needs to be filed. Some incidents requiring incident reports are medication errors, falls, needle stick injuries, damage [...]

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Five Things You’ll Like About Nursing

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Nursing is such a tough field to get into and stay in that you wonder why people want to become nurses at all. Is it worth the money, effort and stress? What can you benefit from this career? Here are five things you may like or love about being a nurse. 1. You can make [...]

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