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Examining the nursing faculty shortage

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It found that nurses are not pursuing advanced degrees in sufficient number to meet the demands for nurses in faculty and advanced practice roles. According to the paper schools of nursing cite a lack of qualified nursing faculty as a primary barrier to program expansion.The study followed a total of over 8,000 nurse graduates from North Carolina for 10 or 20 years starting in 1984 or 1994 and examined how they were using available educational pathways to acquire the degrees necessary for teaching.

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Nursing students dressed in white

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Nursing, on the other hand, is traditionally female. Nurses, despite their indispensable role in health care, are traditionally subordinate to doctors, a role made explicit by doctors giving “orders” and nurses following them.Nurses have taken on a much more complex and diverse set of roles over the last several years. Critical care nurses and nurse anesthetists are some of the most highly trained and highly skilled of medical professionals.

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Combined Melanocytic Nevus with Common Nevus and Clonal/Inverted Type A Nevus in Conjunctiva-A Case Report

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Herein, we report a case of conjunctival clonal/inverted type A nevus with mild atypia. A 24-year-old female presented with a pigmented lesion of the left conjunctiva and plica semilunaris which had grown and increased in pigmentation for approximately eight weeks. An excisional biopsy was performed to rule out atypia, infection, and melanoma. Histological examination revealed a clonal/inverted type A nevus with mild atypia. This is a relatively rare but benign entity which may occasionally cause diagnostic confusion with melanoma.

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Sexual Activities in Methamphetamine Users: A Qualitative Study on a Sample of Iranian Methamphetamine Users in Tehran

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It is known that psychostimulants including methamphetamine have a great effect on sexual behaviors. Since the rate of methamphetamine use has recently increased in Iranian population, there are concerns that this may drive up sexual risky behaviors among users. The result could shift the dominant mode of HIV transmission from drug injection to sexual contact in the country. The intention of the current study, which is the first one in Iran, was to restate the threat to the decision makers in the country.

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Establishing the Behavioral Function of Video Game Use: Development of the Video Game Functional Assessment

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A great deal of attention has been focused on individuals who play video and computer games despite physical and psychological consequences. Unfortunately, instruments that have been developed to determine problematic gaming have not completely measured the behavioral component of video game addiction. Identifying the behavioral functions of video game play would allow for the development of behavioral interventions specifically targeted at reducing or replacing those functions.

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Precisely targeted radiation controls sinus cancer with fewer side effects

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Treating paranasal sinus cancer with three-dimensional radiation that conforms to the shape of the tumor — a technique that minimizes side effects such as severe dry mouth and vision problems — is safe and effective, new research shows.

Source: Fox Chase Cancer Center

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Anti-Microbial Activity

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Since last three decades pharma industries have been producing the more number of antibiotics while resistance to these drugs by microorganisms has increased. Actual situation explains is different, industries who producing the antibiotics should rethink in manufacturing the drugs and to design and necessary precautions should follow during production instead adding the preventives and using of natural process may give better results. These therapeutic agents should be used more to relative control Of microbial activity

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