• Young Colorectal Cancer Survivors on a Mission to Educate Others in Unconventional Way
    Erika Kratzer was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer at the age of 22 -- and was not given much hope that she would survive. At the time, she never would have guessed that one day she would go to extraordinary lengths to educate others about the disease that could have ...More
    December 2, 2004 Posted in News, Disorders, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • Industrial Powder-free Polyethylene Glove Added to SemperGuard™ Family of Products
    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Building on its reputation for Quality and Consistency First™, Sempermed®, one of the world’s leading disposable glove suppliers, announced the addition of a powder-free polyethylene glove to its SemperGuard™ Industrial family of products. SemperGuard™ ...More
    December 2, 2004 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Herpes Virus Offers New Hope in Curing Cancer
    In laboratory studies at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, researchers have successfully treated the most common malignant abdominal tumor of childhood: neuroblastoma tumors. Researchers successfully treated the tumor in mouse models by administering a ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in News, Disorders, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • More Than 41 Million Americans Need Colorectal Cancer Screening
    BETHESDA, Md. -– More than 41 million Americans who are candidates for colorectal cancer screening have not been screened for this second-leading cancer killer, the first time the unscreened population has been quantified. According to a study published today in the ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in News, Disorders, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • Virgo Publishing Partners With Seaport Capital
    PHOENIX -- Virgo Publishing is pleased to announce it has partnered with Seaport Capital, a New York City based private-equity fund with more than $400 million of capital under management. Seaport Capital focuses on partnering with management of private middle-market media, ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Courageous Editor Felled by Insidious Head Cold
    As many of youknow, one of the sister publications to EndoNurse is Infection Control Today magazine. As managing editor of ICT, I am exposed to news on the cold and flu front virtually every day, and you would think that I would be especially cognizant of precautions and ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • References
    Staffing the Suite “Shortage Busters” By Carla Perrotta, Page 14 1. AHA Commission on Workforce for Hospitals and Health Systems, In Our Hands: How Hospital Leaders Can Build a Thriving Workforce. American Hospital Association, April 2002. 2. “Good managers are secret to ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • Patients Are in Good Hands at Northern Dutchess Hospital
    Rhinebeck, New York is home to the small, yet strong endoscopic team at Northern Dutchess Hospital. The NDH team has found ways to add personalized touches that make every patient’s visit easier to tolerate. The physicians, nurses and nurse technician have all helped to ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Esophageal Dilation
    Esophageal stricture involves abnormal narrowing of the distal portion of the esophagus. It is a relatively common phenomenon, affecting approximately two in 1,000 people. Symptoms of this disorder vary and may include difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), painful swallowing, ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in Articles, Procedures
  • Food Poisoning
    Food poisoning is a surprisingly common occurrence. People will often refer to a short-lived bout of vomiting or nausea as “the flu” — although influenza rarely causes gastrointestinal symptoms in adults. In actuality, they may be suffering from food poisoning. The U.S. ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in Articles, Disorders, Industry Issues