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Clinical Briefs for Monday, February 24

This season’s flu vaccines are 45% effective: CDC … ER patients may care less about a clinician’s race and gender than previously thought … New group of antibiotics hold promise in fight against resistant staph bugs … Eating olive oil is a life-extender – when added to other lifestyle habits, say scientists

Tim Mullaney

Is ‘murse’ OK? Tips for gender integrated nursing staffs

McKnight’s Senior Editor Elizabeth Newman recently raised some thought-provoking questions about how “women manage women” in long-term care facilities with largely female staffs. Her blog got me thinking along some other lines as well: Male-female and male-male conflicts may become increasingly common as skilled nursing facilities become more gender diverse.

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