Category Archives: Communication in Healthcare

Laughing Post Operatively: is it OK?

By Florence Ditlow Your surgical patient could have an easier time discharging the effects of anesthesia and post op immobility. You taught her to get those lungs INFLATED. Maybe there is an incentive spirometer. “Cough, do yer leg exercises, walk … Continue reading

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The Force is Gathering for Positive Change in Healthcare!

Ready or not, positive change is coming in healthcare! As you might know, I just returned from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where I presented my first international workshop on Medical Improv to help with patient experience and workforce health. … Continue reading

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Bridging the Generation Gap: 7 Relationship Tips for Millennial & Boomer Nurses

Let’s face it, nurses — we’re all different! Millennials grew up with rapid advances and total comfort with technology, more progressive values about women in society and the workplace, and a heightened sense of boundaries and limit-setting. There is so … Continue reading

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