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Nurses Against COVID-19

Learn about the challenges nurses like you face with this pandemic, as well as solutions that are available now or are in the works, with our free COVID-19 resources.

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Looking for a blog written for nurses by nurses? CEHQ offers content on the clinical side of nursing, but also the human side. Read from nurses first hand as they navigate personal and professional issues and get up to date on medical research and health conditions.

Nurse Life

Looking for stories, experiences, and tips from nurses stationed around the country? Read about topics like nurse shortages, parenting on the night-shift, and how to fill your nutrition on a 12 hour shift.

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Research

Catch up on today’s medical break-throughs and exciting new research. Our Nurse planners pull content from the country’s top medical sources like the CDC, Elsevier, and the National Medical Library.

CDC Disease of the Week: Shigellosis

[shig·el·lo·sis]   Shigellosis is a diarrheal disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. Most people get shigellosis after having close contact with an infected person, eating or drinking contaminated food or water, or touching contaminated surfaces...

Opioid Use and Pregnancy

Risks of Opioid Misuse During Pregnancy Untreated opioid use disorder during pregnancy can have devastating consequences for the unborn baby. Fluctuating levels of opioids in the mother may expose the fetus to repeated periods of withdrawal, which can harm placenta...

Prescription Drug Abuse – Scope

Misuse of prescription opioids, CNS depressants, and stimulants is a serious public health problem in the United States. Although most people take prescription medications responsibly, in 2017, an estimated 18 million people (more than 6 percent of those aged 12 and...

Opioid Overdose Crisis

Data from 2018 shows that every day, 128 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids.1 The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that...

Early-onset Glaucoma Genetics

Description Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders in which the optic nerves connecting the eyes and the brain are progressively damaged. This damage can lead to reduction in side (peripheral) vision and eventual blindness. Other signs and symptoms may include bulging...

Wearable ultrasound patch tracks blood pressure

Wearable ultrasound patch tracks blood pressure

At a Glance Researchers engineered a blood pressure sensor that uses ultrasound technology and can be worn as a flexible skin patch. After further development, this technology could replace other methods of monitoring blood pressure.   The pressure of blood...