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.
You find yourself strongly attracted to a patient and, especially if the attraction seems to be mutual, you could be heading for a problem.
One crazy and, sometimes, an annoying phenomenon about being a nurse, is that even when you are not at work, your mind is in...
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Nursing has come a very, very long way in the past century. However, some of the challenges highlighted by nurse leaders in the late 1800’s to early 1900’s, still face the profession a century later even though their exact nature might be somewhat different.
"You smile as I enter the room to check on you for the hour. You mumble that you’re not in pain, but I see the pain on your face as I reposition you."
It’s incredibly frustrating to see your co-nurses slacking off and leaving the other nurses to pick up after them.
Thank you, oncology nurses for the impact you have not only on your patients but on families.
In line with this year’s Nurses Week, with the theme “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit”, here are some great tips you can use to keep up with the demands of your work without compromising your well-being.