Understanding pathophysiology can really make a huge difference in your role as a nurse. Learn what it is and why it's such a vital part of your career. What is Pathophysiology? According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of pathophysiology is "the functional changes that accompany a particular syndrome or disease." In other words, it's the changes that happen after a disease or syndrome. Like someone with Bell's Palsy not being able to use a straw. If you are still in nursing … [Read more...] about What is Pathophysiology & Why is it Important?
It's bad enough that nurse's are constantly facing violence in hospital settings at the hands of patients, but now a surgeon has joined in on the attacks. The below video shows Paula Rickey allegedly being pushed by surgeon Kerry Kourosh Assil while walking out of an operating room. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcGvV4THrEM&feature=youtu.be Paula states that she was retaliated against when she filed a complaint against the surgeon. She states that she was forced to move to a … [Read more...] about Nurse Attacked by Surgeon at Cedars Sinai Hospital
Guest Blogger: Jenna According to recent reports, more than two million birth injuries are known to have taken place in the last few years alone. This figure is definitely appalling knowing that medical science continues to grow and has is now better than ever. In such a scenario, it’s not surprising to have so many parents and parents-to-be confused about the the type of preventive measures that they should be taking to avoid birth injuries. The following article outlines a few effective … [Read more...] about How to Prevent Birth Injuries