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  1. According to the national center for health statistics, (NCHS) (2006) diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the u.s., accounting for approximately 72,815 deaths in 2004. Although the death rate of diabetes decreased by 0.9 percent from 2003...
  2. Providence60

    A New Health Care Role for Nurses

    In the cover story of the October, 2016 edition of "The Journal of Healthcare Financial Management Association" Tim Barry and Clive Fields MD addressed the health insurance industry's move to value-based care and billing reimbursement. The journal ar...
  3. jadelpn

    Advocate and Negotiate

    Part of the way that nurses take care of patients is to educate them on how they can take care of themselves. This is not always an easy task, as some patients have such a change in function that a nurse begins with a patient that is so overwhelmed a...
  4. lilwhit514

    Another Brick in the Wall

    I'm a nurse who is somewhat new to home health. Almost every patient I visit either has hypertension, diabetes, or both. What troubles me about these people is that they have usually been in the hospital within the past 3 months for something to do w...
  5. Brenda F. Johnson

    The Obesity Problem in Rural America

    Vulnerable PopulationPublic health has focused on the vulnerable patients in our society for the past few decades, but now they are looking at how "place" plays a factor. According to the article, "Health in Rural America: Remembering the Importance ...
  6. "Good morning and congratulations on the new baby." The new parents look up at me with a beaming smile and a nod of the head. "I have a few things to go over with you and a consent form to sign for his hepatitis B shot." Their proud smiles quickly tu...
  7. Sue has a serious chronic medical condition and visits many different doctors each month. She is on top of her medical situation and sometimes brings in new research papers to discuss with her team. When a new doctor prescribed her a medication witho...