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2012-10-01 23:00:24

Failure to fulfill nursing responsibilities/duties may result in allegations of negligence that can lead to malpractice lawsuits. Register for a legal seminar at http://www.medicalegalconcepts.com and you will learn strategies you can immediately apply to your professional practice that will significantly reduce your exposure to liability. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 National speaker, author, and legal nurse consultant, Rachel Cartwright will present a full-day...

2012-09-20 16:25:59

Nurses can play a key role in feeding people and restoring their humanity in times of great crisis and this was very evident during their little-known involvement in the liberation of Bergen-Belsen at the end of World War Two. That is the key finding of a historical research paper published in the October issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. "Much has been written about the role of the armed forces and medical teams during this distressing time in our history, but the contribution of...

2012-09-19 11:54:01

Analysis: Reducing emergency admissions: Are we on the right track? Patients who are regularly admitted to hospital as emergencies (known as 'frequent flyers') make up a large proportion of admissions, but focusing just on them won't solve the problem of rising admissions, say experts on bmj.com today. Martin Roland and Gary Abel from the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research argue that this is one of several misconceptions about emergency admissions that must be tackled if we...

2012-09-12 23:04:51

Data capture made simple through intuitive interface and extensive user testing. Morrisville, NC (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 CareAnyware, the leading provider of web-based home care and hospice software, announced that their hospice customers will now have access to data capture to meet the requirements of the NQF #0209 Comfortable Dying Measure, put in place by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and slated to begin on October 1st 2012. These features build upon CareAnyware´s...

2012-08-29 23:01:08

“Dr. Kushlan has always been a strong advocate for her patients´ right to dignified and compassionate care in the face of serious illness.” Dr. Paula Kushlan, a longtime Bay Area oncologist, is slated to receive a special 35th Anniversary Physician Award from Pathways Home Health & Hospice at its signature fundraising event in October. The award recognizes physicians who significantly contribute to promoting the Pathways Mission: compassionate, family-centered care in a...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.