Every nurse can relate to communication challenges within their care team. To collaborate effectively, we all need to share patient information in a secure way, including medical history, clinical observations, and photos. Whether you’re standing still or running through a hallway trying to reach a patient, it’s all about the ability to be mobile and get information as soon as possible – whenever and wherever it’s needed.
Finding an opioid induced constipation treatment that provides adequate and quick relief of symptoms may be important for patients and their providers. However, a recent online survey of 441 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older who were living with chronic pain, on opioid therapy and suffering from opioid induced constipation (OIC) revealed some interesting findings. The survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, sponsored by a partnership of the US Pain Foundation and Salix Pharmaceuticals, found that 77% of these patients reported suffering from OIC for at least a year. Why aren’t they getting relief faster?
A perioperative nurse impacts patients at some of their most vulnerable times. For many patients, a surgery is a significant life event in which every aspect of their medical care can have a life-long impact. The perioperative nursing specialty is continuously evolving requiring nurses to continually seek information and education of new trends and treatments in surgical care.
As a nurse, we move and basically live in our scrubs. Sure, they have to be comfortable. But the scrubs that truly stand out have these must-have features. Thank you to IguanaMed for partnering with us on this post. Wearing the best scrubs to work means you’ll be comfortable, professional, and ready to tackle anything… …