Celebrating Nurses All Over The World!
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by Ayinla Daniel
1w ago
Nurses Week (month) is a memorable time of the year earmarked to celebrate nurses for who they are, what they represent, and their immense and irreplaceable contributions to global health and the economy.  The nursing profession is unique. As a vital part of the healthcare ecosystem, nurses are the ones who stand closest to the patient, forming an essential bridge that connects the care processes within the hospital or care systems. This proximity fosters a unique bond of empathy and respect.  In May, the world celebrates nurses’ selflessness, dedication, humility, tenacity and ..read more
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World Hypertension Day: Hypertension In Young Adults
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by Care City
1w ago
Today is World Hypertension Day, an initiative of the World Hypertension League. The primary aim of World Hypertension Day and May Measurement Month, which runs from May 1st to May 31st, is to highlight the importance of better prevention, detection and treatment of high blood pressure. “Measure your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer” is this year’s World Hypertension Month theme. It calls for combating poor awareness rates worldwide (especially in low—to middle-income areas) and advocates for accurate blood pressure monitoring and measu ..read more
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What Healthcare Professionals Need To Know About Personal Finance
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by Care City
1w ago
Despite the extensive education and rigorous training healthcare professionals receive, they often need to be more adequately equipped with the tools and skills to manage their finances effectively.  This lack of money literacy is a significant shortcoming, as personal finance and money management are essential life skills crucial for creating financial stability and achieving long-term financial goals.  Healthcare professionals need to understand the basics of personal finance, including creating a budget, managing debt, investing, and other money-related issues. By mast ..read more
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Antibiotics: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
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by Ezinne Kalu-Awah
1w ago
Julian has had a severe throat infection for three days now.  She visited the doctor today, who diagnosed her with a bacterial infection and afterwards prescribed antibiotics.  The doctor emphasized the importance of completing the prescribed course of antibiotics. She was educated on the need to finish the dose, even if she started feeling better. Julian diligently followed the doctor’s instructions for only four days. On the fifth day, she felt she had recovered; she stopped taking the antibiotics and continued her daily activities.  Kelvin, Julian’s colleague, has had a sever ..read more
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The Basic Physiology of Stress
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by Care City
1w ago
“Stress is a physiological or biological response to stressors.” We have started a mini-series on stress management education as part of our efforts to combat stress. Many individuals experience stress and struggle to find effective coping methods. There are effective and healthy approaches to managing stress. We want more people to know about them, apply them and live happy, healthier lives while also letting people know the wrong ways to deal with stress so they avoid them altogether. As more individuals become knowledgeable about stress, its effects, and effective coping mechan ..read more
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How This Digital Health Startup Is Combating Loneliness In Older Adults
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by Ayinla Daniel
1w ago
“A large body of research shows that social isolation and loneliness have a serious impact on older people’s physical and mental health, quality of life, and their longevity.” World Health Organisation. Why Is Loneliness So Bad? Photo by Vignesh Moorthy on Unsplash A meta-analytic review discovered that the risk of premature death due to loneliness increased by 26% and 29% due to social isolation.  Why is loneliness so bad? The most critical factor implicated here is that when people become socially isolated, they are starved of social and human connections, wh ..read more
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The Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN) Released Results For The 2023 Professional Examinations (General and Post Basic Nursing) A Day After The Examinations—The Fastest In History! 
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by CareCityOnline
3M ago
The Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria (N&MCN) Released Results For The 2023 Professional Examinations (General and Post Basic Nursing) A Day After The Examinations—The Fastest In History!  There has been significant improvement since the ‘digitalisation’ of the examination process in the Council—a development championed by the present secretary-general/registrar, Faruk Umar Abubakar (PhD).  Last year, I wrote about the digitalisation of the examination process. I lauded it as an important step towards digitalising healthcare in Nigeria and Africa.  We ..read more
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The Concept Of Minimalism In Healthcare
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by CareCityOnline
3M ago
Minimalism in healthcare can be expressed in various aspects, such as in the handling of data, treatment methods, how healthcare professionals render care, the design and development of digital health solutions, adjunct therapies, rehabilitation, and other medical concepts. The minimalism principle follows the idea that less is more, which means using the least but most effective resources every time. We can trace minimalism to its first expression in New York in the 1960s among young artists who created a new style in their art using fewer abstract expressions and focusing on ..read more
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Trailblazing Nursing Interview Series | Illuminating The Path Of Advancement Beyond The Bedside
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by CareCityOnline
3M ago
Nursing, a profession known for its compassionate care and dedication, is witnessing a new wave of innovation driven by exceptional nurses redefining what it means to advance beyond the bedside. These trailblazers are pushing the boundaries, seizing opportunities, and introducing transformative ideas that have the power to reshape the entire nursing profession with their expertise, creativity, and leadership skills to break barriers and drive transformative change beyond the confines of the bedside. In this enlightening interview series, we shed light on the remarkable journeys of these innova ..read more
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Trailblazing Nursing Interview Series | Illuminating The Path Of Advancement Beyond The Bedside | Part Three
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by CareCityOnline
3M ago
Nursing, a profession known for its compassionate care and dedication, is witnessing a new wave of innovation driven by exceptional nurses redefining what it means to advance beyond the bedside. These trailblazers are pushing the boundaries, seizing opportunities, and introducing transformative ideas that have the power to reshape the entire nursing profession with their expertise, creativity, and leadership skills to break barriers and drive transformative change beyond the confines of the bedside. In this enlightening interview series, we shed light on the remarkable journeys of these innov ..read more
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