Nurses can help improve minority care for stroke, MI

03/12/2009 | Nurse.com

Minority death rates from heart attack and stroke are higher than for other demographic groups, partly because minorities tend to arrive at the hospital for treatment later and are less likely to receive thrombolytic therapy or percutaneous coronary interventions, studies show. Nurses are well-positioned to counteract disparities, experts say, and should keep culture in mind when evaluating patients, get a complete history and educate patients about lifestyle changes and risk factors.

View Full Article in:

Nurse.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consultant
Attest Health Care Advisors
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney
Coats and Bennett PLLC
Cary, NC
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Cargill
Wayzata, MN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI