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Night Shift Nursing: What to Expect and How to Survive

Hospitals and other facilities are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so work doesn’t stop after 5 PM. To decide whether night shift nursing is right for you, you’ll need to know the benefits and drawbacks, have the tools to manage the difficulties, and understand how to make the most of your days off.

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The Best Books for Medical Students

Books will always be part of the process when you’re a medical student. You probably have stacks of textbooks in your room, but what about narrative books? The ones written by doctors or students like you. Today, we’re not

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How to Study for Psychiatry

The field of psychiatry can feel different from other fields. People with mental illnesses are stigmatized more than those with organic diseases. But is it really all that different? Are there similarities between psychiatric patients and patients with organic

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