What bed size does a patient need?

To properly care for a patient of size, caregivers require specialised equipment that can accommodate the dimensions, weight, and specific mobility needs of such patients.Matching the patient with the[...]

Identifying drug seekers is not always simple

Many GPs believe they can easily identify drug seekers, but they will not all fit the expected stereotype. Drug seekers may be known patients or casual attendees to the practice. They may be dependent[...]

What nurses can claim on tax?

Here are some tips for products you can claim on tax. Always seek professional advise as every role can differ. 1. Your work uniform: Find out your employers dress code policy so you can confirm if you[...]

Fun Christmas in July event for under $50!

For those of you who love Christmas, here are some great ideas to celebrate Christmas early in July. Any excuse for a get together with family or friends is a good one. We have some great tips, where everyone[...]

Choosing the right stethoscope

A stethoscope draped around the neck has long been the badge of the medical professional, and it is worn with pride by physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists. Like any piece of medical equipment,[...]

An update of managing patients with atrial fibrillation

“His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy There’s vomit on his sweater already, mom’s spaghetti He’s nervous, but on the surface he looks calm and ready….” Lose Yourself lyrics –[...]

Proper use of the stethoscope

eNurse talks, giving you practical tips to maximise your sound quality & which one to buy. Most of us know the basics: you put the things in your ears, the other end on a sick person, and listen. But stethoscopes[...]

An easy way to hack willpower and self-control, backed by research in social psychology”

You’ve probably heard about the marshmallow test. A small group of preschool children between 3 to 5 years old are each offered a marshmallow and given two choices; eat the treat immediately, or wait[...]

What it was like for nurses at Gallipoli

ANZAC Day is usually the story told of the brave men and women who fought at war. There is little documentation of what it was like for nurses treating the soldiers during these horrendous times. It has[...]

When the temperature drops, the healing stops!

Betadine wash. Hydrogen Peroxide. These were staples in wound cleansing in my early days of nursing. The field of wound care has come a long way. Unfortunately, there are still some wound care myths out[...]

Is your online profile viewed more than your resume?

ProCare Australia’s National Manager and leading Career Coach, Karl Rowlands, sits down with us at E-Nurse to discuss the importance of your personal online profile and how recruiters are putting more[...]

What is life with epilepsy going to be like…and what you can do about it!

Getting a driver’s license is a monumental event in most teenagers’ lives. It’s a rite of passage that many teens with epilepsy worry that they’ll miss. For me, being diagnosed with epilepsy towards[...]

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