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Blind placement of post-pyloric feeding tubes is not easy. Learn about the electromagnetic placement systems which are designed to aid post-pyloric feeding tube placement.
As the human body heals, inflammation becomes a response to stress. Like stress, inflammation is beneficial, although when stress becomes chronic, it can lead to constant tissue breakdown and impairment of the immune system.
The World Health Assembly, the governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO), has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The purpose of this designation is to advance nurses’ vital position in transforming healthcare around the world. It also is in honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.
Over the past several years, immunotherapy, which are therapies that enlist and strengthen the power of a patient's immune system to attack tumors, has emerged as what many in the cancer community now call the "fifth pillar" of cancer treatment. Learn about CAR-T therapy, and FDA approved immunotherapy.
High alert medications are those that have a higher risk of causing substantial patient harm when involved in an error. Organizations should address these medications, including creating and maintaining a list of look-alike and sound-alike medications.