Inspirational, thought-provoking nursing stories written by nurses.
Motherhood Stories: 4 Lessons Nurses Can Learn From Being a Mother
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?
Choosing Death Over Life is Choosing Life Itself
With dying patients, it is inevitable that the loved ones of the patient be given the option to sign a “Do Not Resuscitate” agreement.
Crying Is Not Allowed
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.”
“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.