When searching for a nursing job, many nurses will look for a combination of priorities, including the salary. Multiple factors may influence varying salaries for nurses across the country and in different healthcare settings.
One of the most direct impacts to salary is the leve...
Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) is a rare disease where an increase of bacterial toxins trigger over-activation of the body’s cytokines and inflammatory cells resulting in severe symptoms, electrolyte imbalances, and even death.
In the United States, the incidence of this disease lies between 0.8 and...
Metabolic syndrome is the cumulation of five identified factors that increase a person’s risk for cardiovascular and metabolic disease.
Research has shown that the more risk factors a person has, the greater the likelihood of that person developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. To diagnos...
Over 30 million people worldwide, including approximately 3 million newborns and 1.2 million children, are diagnosed with sepsis annually.
Of those, approximately 6 million will die from sepsis each year. In the United States alone, over 22 billion dollars are spent annually for medical manageme...
What Is Hepatitis?
Hepatitis is a condition of liver inflammation frequently caused by a viral infection. While five primary hepatitis viruses exist, Hepatitis A virus (HAV), Hepatitis B virus (HBV), and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) are the most commonly seen in today’s healthcare system.