“Although some children undergo formal preoperative testing for obstructive sleep apnea, it is likely that many children present for surgery with undetected sleep-related disorders. Given that these children may be at increased risk during the perioperative period.”
This is an interesting paper that discusses Nurse Leadership, Nurse followship and burnout. ” A study conducted on nurses in five countries found that 30% to 40% of nurses report feeling burned out.
“A recent community cohort study of 1619 Australian children recruited at 8 months old found that 8.5% had begun to stutter by 3 years of age. Stuttering is a speech disorder that begins during the first years of life and is among the most prevalent of developmental disorders.
“The management of emotions can be considered a crucial component of health care work. Health care professionals are expected to control their emotions and to adequate express them during the interactions with patients, families and colleagues.
“Snoring assessment and its differentiation from obstructive sleep apnoea are difficult based upon a parent history and physical examination of the size of the tonsils. Not only is the presence of obstructive sleep apnoea important to diagnose, but confirming its severity is the key determinant in prioritising treatment in a resource-limited setting.”
Are you a Workaholic or do you know some of your peers who are? The enclosed research article is of interest.The study examined the longitudinal profiles of “burnout, engagement and workaholism among highly educated employees.
‘There’s a direct relationship between nursing team satisfaction and intent to stay, and the nurse manager’s leadership style and perceived abilities.
Providing clarity regarding your role goes a long way in not only how you’re perceived by others, but also for building your confidence and credibility. Regardless of how long you have been in your current role, the enclosed article from Nursing Management is definitely worth a read.
Nurses work in a profession that is known for high burnout rates. “The detrimental effects of burnout on nurses’ health and wellbeing are well documented and positive leadership has been shown to be an important organizational resource for discouraging the development of burnout.
‘Families understandably worry about the side effects of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), and may stop ICS treatment in consequence.’ The enclosed article from the British Medical Journal identifies that ‘reduced linear growth in a child with asthma should not uncritically be attributed to ICS, but should rather lead to a critical re-evaluation of the child.