by Jb4564 - Continuity of Care for the Fetal Cardiac Patient
The role of the pediatric cardiac clinic has evolved with the advancement of medical technology over the last... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - 1) If you yell "HELP!" one. more. time. without a really, really, REALLY good reason for it, I am going to come down there, shut the door, and give you a good dose... Read More →
by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - A language barrier can add even more complexity to the situation. However, ensuring proper translation between you and your patient is crucial to all involved in... Read More →
by mooreea8 - As nurses we are really good at taking care of others and educating patients on healthy lifestyles, but sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. Exercise and... Read More →
by MNC - It is not uncommon to read of nurses, either new or old, wanting to get out of the rat race of Nursing due to one reason or the other. And unless there is a... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - Driving to get her MRI under fluoroscopy, Susan kept reflecting on the fact that she was told that her first one didn’t show any damage to her left shoulder. Being... Read More →
by ThePrincessBride - I guess this is more of a public service announcement/reminder...
I was talking to a bunch of coworkers and became deeply disturbed by a certain trend: many... Read More →
by jeastridge - "The schedule is posted," my friend told me. Her tone indicated that she was not happy about it. When the holidays roll around, special events multiply as family,... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - The Dictionary defines cleanse this way: to rid of impurities; to remove toxins from the body. Body cleanses have been around for centuries. From the Egyptians to... Read More →
by rnsheri - As healthcare professionals, we may forget how to be a patient. We love our patients, we sometimes get frustrated with our patients, and occasionally we will BE... Read More →
by ElizabethScala1 - We already know that caring for patients comes with a tremendous amount of stress.
Nurses are regularly charged to be the calm face in the room with patients,... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - The year is 2043 and Maria waits patiently in the receiving pod for her primary care provider. The cool blue light is on, indicating scanners are continuously... Read More →
by dpgRN - I'm a nurse.
I see a patient. I see a human blanketed in white hospital linens, and adorned by more wires than an electrician can handle. I listen intently to... Read More →
by tnbutterfly - The Survey
Over a three-week period in February 2017, allnurses members and readers holding an active license were invited via the allnurses website,... Read More →
by Jennifer.pursell - I recently decided to continue my education with an RN-MSN bridge program, and my enrollment advisor asked me if I wanted to pursue nursing education or an... Read More →
by Lynda Lampert, RN - Patients come in all sorts of flavors. You have your frequent flyers, your noncompliants, your criminals, and your sweet little senior citizens. All patients are... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - In my career advice column, Ask Nurse Beth, I am asked so often about job opportunities away from the bedside, and just as often how to work from home. Why do... Read More →
by Breezey02 - As a student Practical Nurse, I made a commitment that I would go on a Medical Mission Trip to give back to those less fortunate for what I have been given. I... Read More →