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According to a survey from the Johnson & Johnson BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages team, many people are uninformed about proper wound care. Their survey revealed that 56 percent of people to do not ask for information or advice on wound care. Instead they rely on knowledge that has been passed on from their parents or even their grandparents, which may contribute to popular misconceptions about advances in the science of wound healing. Of the small percent of the population that does seek information about wound care, 42 percent of them search for information online. This can also result in perpetuating wound care myths, as even seemingly trustworthy websites can sometimes have flawed or out-of-date information.

The Nurse Perspective
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Arizona State University, the Phoenix Symphony and a team from the Huger Mercy Living Center in Phoenix, Ariz., collaborated on the “Music & Memory” research project, to learn the impact of live music on people living with Alzheimer’s disease. Kristine Carpina, LPN, is a clinical care supervisor at Huger Mercy Living Center. Read on to learn about her perspective for caring for people with Alzheimer’s and the potential for music therapy to increase their quality of life.

The Modern Nurse
June 28, 2016

“The term ‘male nurse’ immediately separates me from the rest of nursing,” said Chris Stallard, MSN, RN, FNP-C, COHC. “Whether it is meant in a positive or negative way, it sets me apart from every other nurse and makes me feel not quite 100 percent nurse.”

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July 8, 2016
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New nurse Ryan Bannan shares his look at entering the nursing profession and the importance of creating nurse leaders from the start.

Finding your way from college into your first job as a nurse can be confusing. We asked recent nursing school graduate, Ryan Bannan, RN, to share his tips for ensuring a smooth transition. Bannan is the immediate past president of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) and a New Grad Residency Program for the Intensive Care Unit at DeKalb Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga.

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This month on the Nursing Notes Live podcast we speak to two nurses and ask each of them how nurses affect individuals, organizations, and communities.

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