How could a nurse and mom juggle the different responsibilities and major changes that come hand in hand with these two diverse yet so similar roles?
With dying patients, it is inevitable that the loved ones of the patient be given the option to sign a “Do Not Resuscitate” agreement.
One thing that I could never forget in the course of my nursing education was this: We are not allowed to get attached to our patients because that is against the code. We are just not allowed to show how traumatized we actually are, which is why nurses tend to hide their tears if ever the unexpected loss of their patient happened.
“Tell me how you feel”. A very common question every nurse asks every patient. Each time we go on duty we shift into auto mode.
There will always be that one patient that nurses will always remember…
As health care providers we seem to have forgotten the natural cycle of life. Life is beautiful and should be celebrated.
Have you ever had that nagging feeling that something is about to happen that you just can’t explain it?
Men and women of a nursing home in Germany transformed to recreate 12 movie classics in a calendar project.
We have all had our bitter experiences in a hospital; sometimes for simple accidents, sometimes for infection or fevers or even for some minor surgery. But no matter what the reason may be, almost all of us would instantly agree that the factor that brought us back to good health, more than the medications, was nursing.
This is Charlotte Figi and she had her first seizure when she was 3 months old.
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