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Helping patients recover from catastrophic events is what rehab nurses do. Caring for patients who have had strokes, traumatic injuries, neuro insults - Rehabilitation Nursing is the place for you. The rehab period for these patients is crucial to their attaining their highest level of function. Come on in and discuss your ratios/particular facility and all things rehab.

Rehabilitation Nursing: A Specialty In Its Own Right
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Rehabilitation Nursing: A Specialty In Its Own Right

Rehabilitation nursing is a fast-paced specialty that involves helping patients and their families deal with short-term, progressive, or long-term impediments and...

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Rehabilitation Nursing: Functional Independence Measure (FIM)
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Rehabilitation Nursing: Functional Independence Measure (FIM)

A patient's functional capacity refers to his/her ability to carry out activities of daily living (ADLs). Unfortunately, many acute illnesses, chronic disease...

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Thickened Liquids With Dysphagia (Part I)
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Thickened Liquids With Dysphagia (Part I)

Dysphagia is a medical term that refers to difficulty with swallowing. Dysphagic patients are at an increased risk for developing aspiration pneumonia because the...

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Human Misery, Human Victory
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Human Misery, Human Victory

For starters, I work as a staff nurse at a specialty rehab hospital. Rehabilitation nursing involves assisting patients and their families to manage short-term,...

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Thickened Liquids With Dysphagia (Part II)
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Thickened Liquids With Dysphagia (Part II)

Dysphagia is a medical word that refers to difficulty swallowing. Patients who have dysphagia are at a heightened risk for developing aspiration pneumonia since...

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