Tag: Nurse

Nurse Fined $500 Over Patient's Death After Outpatient Surgery

A Charleston nurse was fined $500 years after the death of a patient who had undergone outpatient knee surgery. The patient had not woken up on the afternoon after the surgery and died days later.

Medicine December 2, 2018

Nurse Accidentally Kills Patient After Administering High Dose Of Wrong Drug

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services slammed a Tennessee hospital after it had learned of a death stemming from a nurse's medication error. The hospital staff accidentally gave a high dosage of a non-relaxant drug instead of an anti-anxiety medicine to a patient.

Medicine November 30, 2018

Hospital Tests 186 Patients For HIV After Nurse Reused Syringes

A nurse at a Cherokee Nation hospital reused syringes causing 186 patients to be tested for HIV. The nurse violated hospital protocols by reusing the same syringe on multiple patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

Washington Nurse Potentially Exposed Thousands Of Patients To Hepatitis C: Hospital Offers Free Tests And Treatment

A nurse at the MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, Washington, may have infected 2,600 patients with hepatitis C. The nurse no longer works there, and the hospital is offering free tests to potentially infected patients.

Public Health May 2, 2018

Nurse Rants About The Flu In Epic Viral Video: ‘Wash Your Stinking Hands’

A nurse from Florida has taken to Facebook to express her frustrations about people who aren’t taking the necessary precautions to stop the spread of flu. Her sass has drawn both the ire and praise of various audiences.

Viral February 4, 2018

Nursing Could Be A Promising Career For Men

Could nursing be the next big career opportunity for men in the United States? Find out how nursing has steadily grown as a promising career and can bring about more employment for men.

Feature | Health January 8, 2018

Nurse Assisted With Surgery After Downing Four To Five Beers

A drunken nurse in Pennsylvania assisted in surgery after drinking four to five beers. The 59-year-old male nurse staggered into the hospital, helped prepare the patient and had difficulty logging into the hospital's computer system.

Life February 29, 2016

EU Nurses, Midwives Need To Prove English Language Skills To Work In Britain

European nurses and midwives are now required to prove high-standard English skills before they can work in Britain. They will be required to take an English language test to prove that they can practice safely in the UK.

Life January 19, 2016

UK Nurse With Relapsed Ebola 'Critically Ill'

UK Nurse Pauline Cafferkey was believed to be cleared of Ebola nine months ago but she suffered from a rare relapse of the virus. London's Royal Free Hospital said that she is critically ill.

Life October 14, 2015

4-Year-Old Girl Battling Cancer 'Marries' Her Favorite Nurse In Ceremony Complete With White Dress, Flowers, And Ring Pops

Every girl aspires to marry her dream guy and for this four-year-old kid battling with cancer, that realization came sooner that most kids her age. The child married her favorite nurse in a simple celebration arranged by the medical staff, held in the hospital where she undergoes treatments.

Life July 18, 2015

Kaci Hickox saga: Nurse who defied Ebola quarantine finds supporter in Maine judge

Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox is free to travel as she pleases, after a judge in Maine struck down an order keeping her at home after treating patients in Sierra Leone.

Life November 1, 2014

Ebola on a plane: Second Texas nurse contracts the deadly Ebola virus

The Ebola virus is taking no prisoners as it is slowly proving to be a problem for the U.S. to keep under control. A second nurse has caught the virus, and there's a chance others might have contracted it from her.

Life October 16, 2014

Texas nurse who treated Thomas Eric Duncan, tested positive for Ebola: First US case of Ebola transmission

A nurse who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was infected of the Ebola virus. Health officials said there was breach in protocol.

Life October 13, 2014

Should nurse practitioners get more independence?

Nurse practitioners are known to be very committed to their patients. Now, they are fighting for the autonomy to continue to provide for their patients even in the absence of a supervising physician.

Life August 19, 2014

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