Lower Back Pain in Nurses: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Lower Back Pain in Nurses: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Nurses are at a high risk of developing low back pain (LBP) due to the physical demands of their job. LBP is a common problem in the general population, but it is even more prevalent among nurses. A study published in the journal Pain found that the lifetime prevalence of LBP among nurses is 90%, and the recurrence rate is over 70%.Causes of LBP in Nurses:Repetitive movements: Nurses often perform repetitive movements, such as lifting and transferring patients, bending over to reach patients …
Sep 27th 2023 Green Scrubs

Dealing with Alzheimer's Disease as a Health Care Worker and protecting yourself from the onset of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disorder that causes memory loss and other cognitive decline. There is no cure for Alzheimer's, but there are things that healthcare workers can do to help mitigate the symptoms in their patients. Here are some of the ways that healthcare workers can help: Provide education and support to patients and their families. Healthcare workers can help patients and their families understand the disease, its symptoms, and treatment options. They can als …
Sep 2nd 2023 Green Scrubs

​Labor Day: Honoring Healthcare Heroes and the Spirit of Dedication

Labor Day, a national holiday celebrated in many countries around the world, holds a significant place in our calendars. Beyond being a day of relaxation, barbecues, and parades, it's a time to honor the contributions of workers to society. In particular, Labor Day resonates profoundly with healthcare professionals like you who embody the essence of dedication and service. Labor Day was created as a tribute to the labor movement's efforts to secure fair wages, reasonable working hours, an …
Aug 28th 2023 Green Scrubs

Qixi Festival - Chinese Valentine's Day

The Qixi Festival will be observed on August 22 this year. It is a holiday celebrated on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month in the Chinese calendar. As it’s based on an ancient romantic fable of two lovers and is popularly known as the Chinese “Valentine’s Day.” With roots deep in ancient Chinese folklore, this festival weaves a beautiful narrative that transcends centuries, reminding us of the profound and unbreakable bonds that love can create.The Tale of Zhinü and NiulangAt the heart of …
Aug 21st 2023 Green Scrubs

Superheroes in Healthcare

In the world of healthcare, doctors and nurses are not only medical professionals but also everyday heroes who use their skills, knowledge, and compassion to make a tangible difference in the lives of those they treat. Comparing them to superheroes is a testament to their remarkable contributions and the profound respect and gratitude they deserve.  Healing Powers: Just like superheroes possess unique powers, doctors and nurses have the power to heal. They diagnose illnesses, create treatm …
Aug 14th 2023 Green Scrubs

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