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Sheena Maireen Saavedra, RN

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She often calls herself as "The girl with a pair of rootless feet," and she travels a lot and she eats a lot (which is why she is always happily broke). She despised renegades, shallow thinking, small talks, and being categorized as an extrovert upon first encounter. She is also on the hunt for the most delicious cheesecake in the whole world. So far, she is still unsatisfied.
Hurricane Katrina and the Deadly Choices at Memorial Medical Center

Hurricane Katrina and the Deadly Choices at Memorial Medical Center

August 31, 2005. The ventilators and life-support monitors of Memorial Medical Center began blaring its alarms, conveying a message that it is now operating on its battery reserves and would need an immediate power supply fast.
Compassion Fatigue: When Nurses Tire of Caring

Compassion Fatigue: When Nurses Tire of Caring

Let's talk about compassion fatigue, the occupational hazard of caring.
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Tribute to Nurses Throughout Time: Looking Back at Our History Together

Today, and moving forward, let us celebrate that nurses exists.

Zika Virus: 10 Things Nurses Need to Know

What do Nurses need to know about Zika virus?
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Hilarious Story of Student Nurse’s Struggle to Insert Catheter Will Make Your Day

Hey Prof, are you teaching your students or are you just humiliating them?
Vivian Bullwinkel: The Nurse Who Survived Hell Twice

Vivian Bullwinkel: The Nurse Who Survived Hell

How do you deal with life, especially during those times, when the good and the bad happened to you all at the same time?

Hospital Staffing Levels Linked to Higher Patient Survival Rates, Study Says

Research showed that there were lesser mortality rates within facilities that have more doctors and nurses on duty to provide immediate care during critical patient situations.
Why Robots Could Never Replace the Company of a Nurse

Why Robots Could Never Replace the Company of a Nurse

What would happen if humans would start delegating the task of communication and caring to technology?
How Nurses Can Make Memories with Patients

6 Ways Nurses Can Make Memories with Patients

We can break it down for you by incorporating these strategies to make an impact on them, let them remember you, and serve as an inspiration with their day to day life.
Remembering Kimberly Hiatt: A Casualty of Second Victim Syndrome

Remembering Kimberly Hiatt: A Casualty of Second Victim Syndrome

Let’s shine a light to the story of Kimberly Hiatt for a moment whose untimely suicide sparked numerous debates whether the penalty imposed for her after committing a medication error was justifiable or not.

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