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Finding healing through compassion fatigue

When I joined the nursing profession, I never imagined sharing my most vulnerable thoughts and emotions as a nurse and a human just a...
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Nurse fatigue: A shared responsibility

RNs and employers can work together to promote healthy sleep. GETTING ADEQUATE REST is important for everyone, especially when fewer daylight hours in the fall...
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Nurse perception of alarm fatigue impacts compliance with alarm management

Education can help nursing staff gain control and improve patient safety. Takeaways: A standardized unit-based education program increases nurse awareness of clinical alarm fatigue. ...
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Deep brain stimulation possible option for fatigue in patients with MS

A pilot study published in Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation reports that treatment deep transcranial magnetic stimulation significantly reduces symptoms of fatigue in patients with...
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Conquering alarm fatigue

Follow these 10 steps to safer alarm management.   *By downloading this (product) you are opting in to receiving information from Healthcom Media and Affiliates. Or...
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Behavioral interventions can combat cognitive fatigue in patients with MS

Behavioral interventions, such as potentially winning money as a goal, can reduce cognitive fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study...

It’s alarming – Nurse Fatigue

Have you become desensitized to alarms? I stepped onto an elevator with three other people, their eyes glued to their phones. Just as the doors...

Fighting the effects of nurse fatigue

Have you ever gotten home from a shift and forgotten the journey from the hospital to your house? Are you ever irritable and cranky, but...
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Let’s work together to solve long hours and nurse fatigue

NURSE FATIGUE may seem inevitable in many healthcare environments, with a portion of registered nurses (RNs) consistently working past their normal shifts—jeopardizing their own health and potentially crossing...
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Compassion fatigue: Are you at risk?

For many of us, nursing isn’t just what we do; it’s who we are. Most of us became nurses because we care about people...
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Combating change fatigue in today’s healthcare environment

Those who work in the healthcare industry are well aware of its constantly changing landscape. Healthcare institutions are challenged to balance the provision of...

Our Readers Respond to “Do you hear what I hear? Combating alarm fatigue”

I wish to provide a different perspective on the article entitled “Do you hear what I hear? Combating alarm fatigue” written by Peggy A....

Do you hear what I hear? Combating alarm fatigue

As you enter your unit to begin your shift, a cacophony of alarms from multiple devices greets you. The cacophony continues throughout your entire...