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Adult palliative care is synonymous with end of life care; however, pediatric palliative care is a holistic, multidisciplinary approach aimed at addressing the complex issues related to the care of children and families facing chronic life limiting illnesses.
As we get ready to plunge into the new year, most of us will find ourselves drained from the energy it takes to survive the holidays, including extra shifts, traveling and spending time with Uncle Joe. January fills us with a sense of hope, a clean slate and the opportunity for change...
When is the last time that you, as a healthcare worker, saw a child with rickets or gout? Weren’t these diseases supposed to be eradicated as a result of improved diet and better access to healthy food choices? Unfortunately, they are on the rise worldwide.
Aromatherapy and plant oils have been used by man for centuries, yet there is a startlingly small body of research on the topic. Today's researchers are seeking to determine the actual mechanism of action and effectiveness -- and their place in modern medicine.
Registered Nurses who work in NPD fill many roles, often at the same time. They are clinical nurse educators, responsible for maintaining a competent nursing staff in healthcare facilities, as well as facilitating theory-to-practice as new graduate nurses enter the profession.