What advice can I give as a nurse regarding a patient taking chemotherapy?

Answer Educating patients about chemotherapy helps relieve their anxiety, set realistic expectations, manage physical side effects and achieve better overall outcomes. Nurses can advise patients before, d... Read More »

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What is the ethical dilemma of a nurse refusing to give a flu vaccine to a patient?

In the US, the vaccine and supplies for the vaccination administration are provided free of cost by the government to anyone who wishes to have the vaccination, however, any private providers who a... Read More »

How to Give People Advice and Make Them Think It's Good Advice?

At some point in your life, you will be confronted with a situation where someone comes to you looking for advice. If completely clueless or indifferent to the other person's emotional needs, follo... Read More »

Cons for Nurse Patient Ratio?

Some state governments are beginning to mandate a specific nurse patient ratio in hospitals. On the surface, these types of rulings seem prudent for the welfare of hospital patients. There are, how... Read More »

When does a nurse call a patient's physician?

Health care teams that include physicians and nurses, work together to restore sick patients to optimal health. The nurse may carry out certain nursing interventions independently but will need to ... Read More »