Latest article: May 20, 2013
Nurses are responsible for managing indwelling urinary catheters, and can effectively employ core strategies recommended by the CDC to help prevent CAUTIs. The goal is to minimize use in all patients, and to avoid use for the convenience of nursing staff (i.e. management of incontinence).
Latest article: May 14, 2013
Water is the stuff of life, in every possible variation on the word. You can’t live without a regular supply. Civilizations developed on the banks of rivers. Many types of businesses need water for manufacturing processes. Rainfall can make or break agricultural concerns. Geopolitical tensions flare up over water rights.
When it comes to understanding water — where it is, how much is falling, how to make it work for people — geographic information systems technology, or GIS, offers vital insight.
Latest article: May 21, 2013
Apple, darling of the tech world, was looking a lot less charming in its treatment by the Chinese press. China Central Television (CCTV) ran a piece highly critical of the consumer electronics giant’s warranty policies in China. “The company offers shorter warranty periods in China compared with other countries and uses refurbished parts when repairing broken devices, according to CCTV,” the organization said on the website.
Geographic information systems, or GIS, is a revolutionary technology that uses location as a way to bring different types of data together. One of the more important markets for the technology is government, with one forecast estimating a compound annual growth rate of 11 percent from 2011 to 2015.