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2014-03-25 08:27:30

PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In her new book, "Against All Odds: How To Move from Provider-Centered Care to Patient-Centered Care," DNP, RN and nurse educator Ruth Tarantine shares how her family learned to prevail against a broken and dangerous health care system, giving a detailed plan of action that provides power, knowledge and hope to caregivers, health care providers, patients and policy makers. As a professional with decades of experience, Tarantine expected to...

2014-03-24 12:29:36

Hundreds Attend State House Hearing Today to Support Both Bills in the Gardner Auditorium at 11 a.m. BOSTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care advocates, citizen groups, nurses and academic researchers will testify today on two critically important issues affecting the health care of every resident in Massachusetts. The Committee on Health Care Financing will hold a hearing on two ballot initiatives that garnered over 200,000 signatures from Massachusetts voters...

2014-03-18 23:25:20

Popular TV and Blog Healthcare Expert Joins Pioneer in Early Breast Cancer Detection Reno, Nev. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 First Warning Systems, Inc. (FWS), a digital health, wearable body media and large data company for early breast cancer detection, announced it has appointed Barb Dehn, RN, MS, NP to the company’s Clinical Advisory Board. Known as “Nurse Barb” to legions of her television and blog followers, Dehn is the host of Nurse Barb’s Daily Dose which is broadcast throughout...

2014-03-14 16:22:58

BATESVILLE, Ind., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC) is featuring the Progressa® bed system, the next generation of intensive care unit (ICU) bed systems, at the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. The Progressa bed system is a therapeutic system designed to treat and prevent complications of immobility. It features a state-of-the-art design that supports treatment goals and was engineered to help address patient...

2014-03-13 23:23:18

iSuperLearn (http://www.iSuperLearn.com), the leading online review system for medical professionals, is offering their expert opinion on the forecasted nurse shortage in the U.S. and the push by American nurse unions for nurse-patient ratio legislation. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 iSuperLearn (http://www.iSuperLearn.com), the leading online review system for medical professionals, is offering their expert opinion on the forecasted nurse shortage in the U.S. and the push by...

2014-03-12 23:31:58

HORNE LLP’s 2013 Medical Office Staff Salary Survey results show trends of soaring demand for nurse practitioners and other non-physician providers. Ridgeland, MS (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 HORNE LLP’s 2013 Medical Office Staff Salary Survey results show trends of soaring demand for nurse practitioners and other non-physician providers. The 2013 HORNE Medical Office Staff Salary Survey, of more than 100 positions, provides a clear window into hiring and compensation trends that help...

2014-03-11 23:22:11

The CALNOC Conference Planning Committee invites participating hospitals to share their journey, accomplishments, innovations, and improvements by submitting an abstract for a panel or poster presentation. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 CALNOC, the leading provider of actionable information and research on nurse sensitive quality indicators, today announced its 2014 Call for Abstracts for the upcoming CALNOC Conference in San Diego. CALNOC’s 2014 conference will focus on...

2014-03-07 23:04:36

NiQ Health’s commitment to achieving the highest international levels of patient safety certifications with their CarePlus™ nurse call system is reflected in their integration with Inovonics. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 NiQ Health the leader in “message-based nurse call systems” is pleased to announce their high-level interface integration between CarePlus™ UL1069 certified nurse call system with UL 2560 certified Inovonics products (http://www.inovonics.com). Earlier...

2014-03-03 23:27:26

The Florida Society of Anesthesiologists (FSA) today released a poll showing that when it comes to the administration of anesthesia, the public overwhelmingly supports the direct involvement of an anesthesiologist physician with close supervision over nurse anesthetists. 92% said they “want an anesthesiology physician directing anesthetic care.” Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The Florida Society of Anesthesiologists (FSA) today released a poll showing that when it comes to the...

2014-02-28 23:24:54

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced on Wednesday the 2014 recipient of its June Breit and Jocelyn Farrar Outstanding Nurse Award. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced on Wednesday that the 2014 recipient of its first annual June Breit and Jocelyn Farrar Outstanding Nurse Award is Anne Alessandrini of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Upon announcing the award at the start of 2014, the Meso...


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2007-06-24 20:50:57

The Nurse Shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, is a shark in the nurse sharks family, the only member of its genus Ginglymostoma. It may reach a length of 14.1 ft (4.3 m). Taxonomy The name nurse shark is thought to be a corruption of nusse, a name which once referred to the Catsharks of the family Scyliorhinidae. The nurse shark family name, Ginglymostomatidae, derives from the Greek words for hinge and mouth. Distribution and habitat The nurse shark is a common inshore bottom-dwelling...

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