Taking Arms Against Trouble By Embracing Action

Monday, June 25, 2018 9:52:00 AM America/New_York

Yes, we know there are problems. With decades of service to nurses, we at Action Products are well aware of the challenges faced by healthcare professionals. Still, the “listicles” sounded a rather negative drumbeat in our ears...

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Taking Action To Increase the Number of Male Nurses

Friday, June 15, 2018 2:37:16 PM America/New_York

As the RN Journal puts it, “It is time to Recruit More Men into the Profession of Nursing”.

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Taking Action to Bring Pressure Ulcers "To Heel"

Thursday, May 17, 2018 1:32:00 PM America/New_York

There are several factors that cause patients’ heels to be at particular risk of pressure injury, both at home and in healthcare facilities, the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel explains:

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Music Reduces Anxiety & Pain of Invasive Surgery, Studies Find

Friday, May 11, 2018 1:39:06 PM America/New_York

Music can reduce the anxiety and pain of invasive surgery, according to series of controlled trials published in the British Journal of Surgery. "This result makes it now possible to create guidelines for the implementation of music interventions around surgical procedures," says lead author Dr. Rosalie Kühlmann, of Erasmus MC-Sophia Children's Hospital, in The Netherlands. 

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Embracing Action Through Remembering The Why

Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:05:38 PM America/New_York

We thought we would share some insights to wrap up Nurses Week 2018! Remember the why...

Sometimes, Linda Laskowski-Jones writes in Nursing 2018, nurses need to just – stop. Amid all the important items on their agendas for the day, nurses need to reconnect with the purpose that originally drove them to enter and serve the nursing profession.

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