Kimberly Marselas

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Male RNs out-earning female colleagues

Female nurses may outnumber male nurses 10 to 1, but men in the profession still make more per capita, according to a report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in March.

Inability to bathe may signal additional problems to come

Inability to bathe may signal additional problems to come

Bathing disability is a "sentinel" event in the disabling process, one that deserves more attention as nurses and other long-term care staff seek to alleviate the associated emotional and physical discomforts.

Alzheimer's diagnoses not being shared

Only 45% of people with Alzheimer's disease or their caregivers say they were told the diagnosis by their doctor, according to the 2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report.

Excessive use of catheters is harming residents: AMDA

Excessive use of catheters is harming residents: AMDA

Urinary catheters shouldn't be used routinely to manage urinary incontinence, according to new guidelines released by The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA).

Case could change nursing meal breaks

A California court case concerning waived breaks could have widespread implications for healthcare workers encouraged to give up meal time during extra-long shifts.

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