Violence in hospitals: A growing trend?
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||September 28, 2010 |
Surveys show that more than half of emergency nurses had been spit on, pushed, scratched, and verbally assaulted on the job last year. What can be done to stop the violence?
More men entering nursing programs than ever before
A 2008 federal survey from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration shows 6.6% of the 3 million nurses in the United States were male, up from 5.8% in 2004.
Hospitals using standardized uniforms to avoid patient confusion
Several hospitals in the Philadelphia area are turning to color-coded uniforms to help patients easily identify staff members. Does it work?
Number of Americans with health insurance declines
A new report states that 253.6 million people in the U.S. had insurance coverage in 2009, compared with 255.1 million the year before. Last year, 50.7 million Americans didn’t have any health insurance.
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