March 12-18 of this year is National Patient Safety Awareness week. This week was established by the NPSF – National Patient Safety Foundation, in an attempt to raise awareness about proper methods, procedures, and processes to ensure patient safety in […]
As medical professionals, we make difficult decisions every day. Among the most challenging decisions that face doctors and nurses are those that concern the end of a person’s life. Death is a natural thing, and it’s something that every human […]
Yes, I understand the hospital business means big money, I understand that health-care is ultimately about dollar signs in our country today, yet my nursing practice dictates safety. I mean really, the patient is NOT always right. They just don’t have the knowledge and training to be so.