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J.Adderton BSN, MSN

Experienced nurse specializing in clinical leadership, staff development and nursing education.

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    Innovative Procedure Easing the Symptoms of Chronic Rhinitis

    Innovative Procedure Easing the Symptoms of Chronic Rhinitis

    ClariFix is bringing relief to those suffering from the runny nose and congestion of chronic rhinitis.  Read on to learn about how this innovative procedure is helping people who don’t tolerate or res…

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    Stress 101
    10 Don'ts For Less Holiday Pressure

    10 Don'ts For Less Holiday Pressure

    Do you start feeling the pressures that come with the holiday season in early October? Are you still enjoying pumpkin spice lattes when Christmas displays start to go up? If you can relate to these…

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    Nurses
    The Burden of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

    The Burden of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

    If is often considered “a part of life” when we leak a little with a good laugh, sneeze or while exercising.  However, stress urinary incontinence can take a major toll on our emotional and social liv…

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    Stress 101
    Tips for Eating Healthy on Night Shift

    Tips for Eating Healthy on Night Shift

    Eating healthy and even losing weight while working night shift is possible, but it does take effort. Read on for tips on how to plan for nutritious meals when working overnight.

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    AMA Looks to Retrain Doctors on Taking Blood Pressures

    AMA Looks to Retrain Doctors on Taking Blood Pressures

    Measuring blood pressure is thought of as a fundamental skill, but is it being performed correctly? The American Heart Association and American Medical Association has released an on-line refresher c…

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    Nurses
    7 Reasons Why You May Feel Stuck In Your Job

    7 Reasons Why You May Feel Stuck In Your Job

    Perhaps you are waiting on a pay raise or other major change to revive your passion for the job. The nursing profession is brimming with career options, yet it is easy to feel stuck in a career trap. …

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    Nurses
    The Employee Survey That Left Me Hanging

    The Employee Survey That Left Me Hanging

    I was recently asked to participate in the confidential annual employee survey at the hospital I work. The “kick-off” campaign focused on the importance of employee feedback and suggestions for impro…

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    Nurses
    Eight Subtle Signs of Problem Drinking

    Eight Subtle Signs of Problem Drinking

    Approximately 88,000 people die from alcohol-related causes yearly, making alcohol the 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S. In early alcoholism, subtle signs point to problem drinking long before s…

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    Vaping Devices Accepted During National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    Vaping Devices Accepted During National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    The FDA has announced vaping devices and cartridges will be accepted during National Prescription Take Back Day collections on October 26th.  Safe disposal of vaping products and unwanted or expired p…

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    Cleaning Products May Increase Risk for COPD in Nurses

    Cleaning Products May Increase Risk for COPD in Nurses

    According to new study findings, nurses are between 25% and 36% more likely to develop COPD from using cleaning products and chemicals in the prevention of infection. Read on to learn more about the …

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    Safety
    Home Oxygen Deaths Higher in U.S.

    Home Oxygen Deaths Higher in U.S.

    A recent study found that someone in the U.S. dies every four days in fires caused by home oxygen use. When compared to the U.K., a person in the U.S. is 20 times more likely to die in home oxygen use…

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    Nurses
    "Sadfishing" Trend May Be Risky for Teens

    "Sadfishing" Trend May Be Risky for Teens

    Did your parents ever tell you the story of the boy who cried wolf? “Sadfishing” is a new social media trend where tweens and teens make exaggerated claims about being down and depressed, making it d…

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    Nurses
    What Broke our Healthcare System?

    What Broke our Healthcare System?

    Dr. Marty Makary is shedding light on what is driving up medical costs and eroding the public’s trust in healthcare. In his new book, “The Price We Pay:  What Broke American Healthcare- and How to Fix…

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    Nurses
    Co-Worker Conflict?  7 Tips for Having Difficult Conversations

    Co-Worker Conflict?  7 Tips for Having Difficult Conversations

    You have, or will, experience co-worker conflict at some point in your career.  While some may be severe, most of our conflicts can be resolved without needing management to step in.  All conflict, re…

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