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Nursing Then and Now

  Imagine becoming a registered nurse fifty-plus years ago in 1967. Nursing was one of two career paths for graduating females in high school. At that time, most young women decided to be a nurse or a teacher. Those who chose to nurse wore white starched uniforms, which were dresses with pinafore aprons, white stockings, and…

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Nurses are the ‘Canary in the Mine”

The profession of bedside nursing is in crisis. There are advantages to staying the course and waiting for change, but is it worth the risk to nurses as they are continually being asked to do more? Nurses are at the breaking point. Will corporate leaders and legislative representatives allow nurses a seat at the table…

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Alcohol Related Dementia

People with alcohol related Dementia experience vitamin B1 deficiency, alcohol abuse, and poor nutrition. It is also known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. This syndrome is responsible for nerve cell damage in the brain and the spine. Often, head injuries are a risk from falls with intoxication, which can then cause bleeding and scarring in the brain….

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Discoveries for Testing and Treatments for Alzheimer’s

Statistics are driving research toward new findings One in three seniors die from Alzheimer’s, the most common form of Dementia. Today, there are6.5 million cases of Alzheimer’s in America. Discoveries for testing and treatment for Alzheimer’s will change these figures. The task is to focus our attention on funding research and educating public awareness. New tests…

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Understanding Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia

When understanding Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia, researchers find that certain sections of the brain are related to symptoms of the disease. Therefore, symptoms point to the problem. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of Dementia In the disease, the brain cells decline and cause changes in the older person’s behavior. Most often, the signs to…

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What is the difference between delirium and dementia?

The difference between delirium and dementia   The symptoms are similar for these disorders. Both have to do with memory loss and confusion. Delirium occurs suddenly. On the other hand, dementia is a gradual progression.  Delirium occurs in hours, days, or even months Doctors run tests to find out more information to confirm a diagnosis. This disorder…

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