The long and the short of it
- PLAN TALES: FROM THE SURGERY. Spencer, Sarah; Leese, Janet; Harris, Martin; Syme, David // GP: General Practitioner;10/13/2006, p80
In this article various physicians narrate some interesting incidents during their intercourse with patients. One of the physicians recalls an incident when a patient diagnosed with sigmoid carcinoma said that he wanted to have his cancer so that he could flog it on eBay for the Americans to...
- Non-Physical Violence. Lanza, Marilyn L.; Zeiss, Robert A.; Rierdan, Jill // AAOHN Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p397
This research study assessed the extent to which non-physical violence is a risk factor for physical violence against workers in health care settings. More than 600 nursing staff, other clinical providers, and non-clinical staff in two health care settings completed a cross-sectional survey. For...
- Practice Management Q&A. // Medical Economics;4/4/2008, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p58
The article presents questions and answers related to physician practice management including how to handle staff when physicians are on vacations, how to handle administrative hassle when acquiring credentials, and how to send a message to patients that he is dismissed from the practice.
- Joining the CREW builds civility at VA. // Hospital Employee Health;Mar2010, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p30
The article offers information on the development of program CREW (Civility, Respect, and Engagement in the Workplace) being carried out by the U.S. Veterans Affairs (VA). It mentions that CREW is aimed at ending bullying of patients and health care executives. It informs that more than 750...
- Butterfly effect. Dodd, Tracy // Emergency Nurse;Dec2011, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p10
No abstract available.
- The pain in our own eyes. Bridges, Ruth M // Therapy Today;Dec2014, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p46
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Therapists are human too" by Marie Adams in the November 2014 issue.
- Silent order: encouraging respect for bereaved families. Duffin, Christian // Emergency Nurse;Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p9
The article discusses a strategy by emergency department (ED) staff at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, England to reduce the level of noise so as not to distract grieving families of dead patients. A4-size laminated photographs are hanged on the family room and resuscitation doors to...
- Francis urges regulator to consider Safe Staffing Alliance evidence. // Nursing Standard;8/7/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 49, p5
The chair of two inquiries into care failings at Mid Staffs has urged a government regulator to monitor staffing levels as a way to measure patient safety.
- Time to Hang Up the White Coat? Epidemiologists Suggest Ways to Prevent Clothing From Spreading Infection. Kuehn, Bridget M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/26/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 8, p786
The article deals with the suggestion by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) to hang up their white coats or to take other steps to prevent the spread of infection via clothing. The voluntary guideline for health care workers were issued by SHEA to minimize the potential...