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  • Stethoscopes are important tools for finding out what’s going on inside the human body. This article gives you some basic tips for how to use your stethoscope—and what you should be looking for.

    How to Use a Stethoscope to Hear Your Heartbeat

    How to Use a Stethoscope to Hear Your Heartbeat

    by Geoff0

  • How does nursing staff ratios affect patient care? How are ratios affected by nursing leadership as compared to nursing management?

    Nursing Staff Ratios

    Nursing Staff Ratios

    by Vince0

  • Keeping secrets is only one of the things that nurses do best. From test results to warding off bad spirits, this article reveals why nurses do what they do and what to expect in the hospital.

    10 Things Nurses Don't Want You to Know

    10 Things Nurses Don't Want You to Know

    by Kelly (Brown) Wagner219

  • You've just been accepted into nursing school. Congratulations! Now you need to know what supplies you'll need for your education. Here is a thorough list from a recent nursing school graduate.

    What Supplies Do You Need for Nursing School?

    What Supplies Do You Need for Nursing School?

    by Nicole Canfield3

  • Anesthesiologists are medical doctors who specialize in the care of patients before, during and after surgery. Whether the anesthetic is routine and easy or emergent and life-threatening, the anesthesiologist is with the patient the whole time they are in the operating room.

    A Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist

    A Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist

    by TahoeDoc13

  • HIV counselors focus on education and prevention. This article explains what HIV counselors do and where they can work.

    How to Become an HIV Counselor

    How to Become an HIV Counselor

    by Marcy Goodfleisch11

  • A common ethical dilemma in nursing arises when the religious persuasion of parents making medical choices for their children clashes with the doctor's assessment of what's best.

    Ethics of Religious Restrictions in Nursing

    Ethics of Religious Restrictions in Nursing

    by Vince0

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