How to recognize child psychological abuse

A recent online Time magazine article highlighted a disturbing fact: one of the more prevalent forms of child abuse is also one of the more difficult types of abuse to identify. The July 30 article stated that a group of pediatricians, writing for the journal Pediatrics, called on parents to stay alert for signs of …

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Nurse burnout: staffing isn’t the only problem

In a recent NBC News report on the association between burned out nurses and patient infections, the reporter discusses a new research study that examines the relationship between a nurse’s workload and hospital acquired infections. Doesn’t this just make sense?  The more things a nurse has to do leads to less time with each patient, and …

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