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Occupational and environmental health nurses can play a critical role in encouraging nurses to report workplace violence. By empowering nurses to be assertive, they may stop violent behavior.
Acute influenza disease is characterized by the abrupt onset of respiratory and other general signs and symptoms such as cough, sore throat, rhinitis, fever, myalgia, headache, and malaise. Common… Continue Reading
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), health care is the second fastest growing sector ofthe U.S. economy and employs more than 12 million workers ,… Continue Reading
1. Managed care focus on delivering health care which values prevention, early intervention, continuity of care, commitment to quality care, and outcomes, as well as client satisfaction. Occupational… Continue Reading
1. The work of many occupational health nurses involves interaction with labor unions in a range of settings, yet little training is provided to understand unions and their role. 2. Understanding the… Continue Reading
1. Cancer survivors and caregivers in the workplace are using complementary and alternative therapies and expect nurses to know about them. 2. Therapies such as acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy,… Continue Reading
An occupational health service can be an integral part of any company. It is incumbent on the industry to conduct a thorough assessment of the need for such a service and then support the service… Continue Reading
1. Osteoporosis is a condition in which the amount of bone tissue is so low that the bones easily fracture in response to minimal force. 2. Osteoporosis affects more than 25 million Americans, 80% of… Continue Reading
1. Breast cancer is a major health problem amenable to secondary prevention for reducing morbidity and mortality. 2. Given the large and increasing numbers of women in the workplace, breast cancer… Continue Reading
In the final analysis, outcomes management is about changing behavior, specifically in the occupational and environmental health practitioner's communication process and practice patterns and in the… Continue Reading