Nursing in 2018: 10 most-read stories

Stories involving nurse compensation, terminations and lawsuits dominated reader interest in 2018.

Here are the 10 most-read nursing stories reported by Becker's Hospital Review this year:

1. Nurse awarded $28M in retaliation suit against Brigham and Women's Hospital

2. Survey: 8 in 10 nurses believe nonphysician practitioners play larger role in managing patient care

3. University Hospitals nurse fired for calling in sick with flu

4. Texas Children's Hospital fires nurse over Facebook post

5. Nurse accused of stealing more than $550K from New York hospital

6. Nurse stabbed while trying to protect patient at Philadelphia hospital

7. Nurse collects $6M in whistle-blower lawsuits against Banner, Christus and Renown Health

8. Tenet offers nurses up to $25K sign-on bonuses to solve shortage

 9. Nurse pleads guilty in $60M fraud scheme that allegedly involved accelerating patient deaths

10. Former Texas hospital nurse charged with murder of patient

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