Long-term care administrators and directors should have an antibiotic stewardship program that takes the entire facility into account, an infection control expert said Thursday.
In another boost for fish oil, a study has found it enhances the function of B cells, which can benefit immunocompromised individuals.
Stomach acid is often treated with medications such as Pepcid, but that could put long-term care residents or hospitalized patients at risk for Clostridium difficile, according to a new analysis.
Nursing leaders should curb 'lateral hostility' by addressing incidents as soon as they occur, advises a recent article in American Journal of Nursing. In a series coordinated by the American Organization of Nurse Executives, nurses are given guidance on leadership. In "Crucial Conversations in the Workplace," Katherine Major, MSN, RN, writes about a framework for conflict resolution.
Meditation can make people more compassionate, according to a new study. Researchers from Harvard University and Northeastern University looked at whether meditating could lead to more compassionate behavior. Meditation participants did eight-week trainings, and then were given a test.