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    Improving care transitions for patients

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Disruptions in care and poor communication can affect the one in four Medicare patients who move from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) after a hospitalization for an acute illness. But there are several untapped strategies to improve thos… [...]

    Improving care transitions for patients

    Original @ Science-technology & Health A new Yale study offers strategies to enhance the care of Medicare patients who move to a nursing facility after a hospitalization for an acute illness. [...]

    Men now comprise 10 percent of RN workforce

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—The increasing participation of men in registered nursing can be attributed to multiple factors, including increasing educational attainment, rising labor demand in health care, and liberalizing gender role attitudes, according to a working paper published by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. [...]

    Men now comprise 10 percent of RN workforce

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—The increasing participation of men in registered nursing can be attributed to multiple factors, including increasing educational attainment, rising labor demand in health care, and liberalizing gender role attitudes, according to a working paper published by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. [...]

    Kneeling posture impacts chest compressions’ effectiveness

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—During cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) performed by males, self-adjusted and nearest kneeling postures are more effective for chest compression, with lower perceived exertion, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in the Journal of Clinical Nursing. [...]

    Kneeling posture impacts chest compressions’ effectiveness

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—During cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) performed by males, self-adjusted and nearest kneeling postures are more effective for chest compression, with lower perceived exertion, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in the Journal of Clinical Nursing. [...]

    The nursing workforce is growing more diverse and educated, finds NYU Meyers study

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories More males and people of color are entering nursing, and more nurses are earning bachelor’s degrees compared with a decade ago, according to a new study by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing researchers. [...]

    The nursing workforce is growing more diverse and educated, finds NYU Meyers study

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories More males and people of color are entering nursing, and more nurses are earning bachelor’s degrees compared with a decade ago, according to a new study by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing researchers. [...]

    Increase in growth rate of nurses set to drop to 1.3 percent

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—The annual per capita growth rate in the nursing workforce is expected to decrease to 1.3 percent from 2015 to 2030, according to a study published in the October issue of Health Affairs. [...]

    Increase in growth rate of nurses set to drop to 1.3 percent

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—The annual per capita growth rate in the nursing workforce is expected to decrease to 1.3 percent from 2015 to 2030, according to a study published in the October issue of Health Affairs. [...]