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Tribute to Nurse Anna Mae Hays: First Female General in the US Army

Tribute to Nurse Anna Mae Hays: First Female General in the US Army

Anna May Hays started her career in the US Army as a frontline nurse in WWII. She is the first female general in the US army. As a forward-looking leader, she steered the ANC through an era of rapid modernization and used her influence to improve service conditions for all women in the armed forces.
When Nurses Have to Work on Christmas Day

When Nurses Have to Work on Christmas Day

Your heart is in your boots when you leave the family and head to work on Christmas morning and you might even feel a bit angry and resentful. Why is this day so different from any other day?
How Rudeness in Healthcare Setting Affects Nurses

How ‘Rudeness’ in Healthcare Setting Affects Nurses

The researchers concluded that in a real situation it could have made the difference between the patient living and dying.
8 Ghost Stories as Shared by Nurses

8 Ghost Stories as Shared by Nurses

Here are eight creepy stories witnessed by fellow nurses on the job!

7 Fun Halloween Activities Nurses Can Do With Pediatric Patients

Here are a few ideas that we can do to help make our patients’ holiday a little more enjoyable!
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.
I'm Falling in Love With My Patient -- Now What?

I’m Falling in Love With My Patient — Now What?

You find yourself strongly attracted to a patient and, especially if the attraction seems to be mutual, you could be heading for a problem.
12 Funny Things That Wake Nurses at Night

12 Funny Things That Wake Nurses at Night

One crazy and, sometimes, an annoying phenomenon about being...
10 Clever Labor and Delivery Nurse Life Hacks

10 Clever Labor and Delivery Nurse Life Hacks

Here are 10 secret life hacks from an L&D nurse!

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