I was your nurse today - page 2

Zak I was your nurse today From the second they brought you back from the waiting room I knew you were in trouble. Your face was blue and dusky. Your body was mottled. Your breathing was... Read More

  1. by   Glycerine82
    Sending you a big hug and prayers/good thoughts for peace for you. It's so hard, this job. I've not had that tremendous of a loss, but I do encourage you to seek counseling via your EAP program if you need it.

    so sorry, OP.
  2. by   stephen1219
    Thank you for your kind words. My hospital held several 'debrief' sessions regarding this incident in an effort to check in with the staff. In the past, I had never participated but I found talking and writing down my feelings truly helped... as corny as that sounds. If the time comes when you are in this situation, I hope you can find a way to 'debrief' as well.
  3. by   vintagemother
    Crying. Thank you for the touching post, which reminds me of why I chose and choose to be a nurse.