User-Innovators in the Nursing Profession

Have you ever created a makeshift health care solution when a commercially made product wasn’t available? Used hangers or medical tape to support or protect another device, for example? If so, you’re a MakerNurse, and you aren’t alone. About 60% of nurses reported this kind of on-the-spot innovation in a recent survey. Fast thinking and improvised techniques are responsible for some of the most remarkable breakthroughs in health care. (Source: MakerNurse, July 8, 2015)

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