by rnfrombama - I am ready to leave the nursing profession after 6 years. I have a bachelor's degree in biology and got my associate's in nursing. In high school, I decided that I... Read More →
by ilovechadkrause - Towards the last few days of my comprehensive practicum, I experienced my first code blue. The very busy acute care unit I was working on had about 30 patients,... Read More →
by jeastridge - The three siblings stood woodenly to the side in the ICU room, trying to stay out of the way while they waited for the doctor to make her early morning rounds, and... Read More →
by Bridgid Joseph - Job stagnation is when you are no longer challenged at a job, but stay with the position because of the paycheck, the benefits, or possibly relationships with... Read More →
by smatacale - Peripartum or postpartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare cardiac condition that causes enlargement of the heart and weakening of the cardiac muscle. This decreases... Read More →
by allnurses - This article was written by a member on allnurses. Due to the controversial and emotionally charged nature of the article, the member wanted the topic out in the... Read More →
by AnonBoston - To all of the Nurses at AllNurses.com,
Of course I should start with some basic background info. I have dealt with Crohn's disease since 1989 when I was 17... Read More →
by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - “Transfusions 101”
Everything you need to know about blood products and administration
Many patients require transfusions of blood products for acute or chronic... Read More →
by marcos9999 - I believe nurses are very special individuals. Think about it. They are professionals who take care of others in their dire moments. They patiently heal the putrid... Read More →
by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Health news headlines in late 2016 drew attention to a Wisconsin man, Max Briles, 26, who passed away from complications related to anorexia nervosa. The Chippewa... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - What Defines A Superbug?
Dr. Stephen Calderwood says of superbugs, “in fairness, there is no real definition,” in the article, “ Superbugs: What They Are and How... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - Turns out it is all up to YOU! Either veg out or Mind your Mind!
I keep thinking that because I forget stuff all the time it must mean I have early dementia. ... Read More →
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Few vital signs are as important as body temperature when it comes to determining the cause of a patient’s condition or illness. Some diseases cause the body to... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - Tragically, many people die from medical errors every year in hospitals.
It’s hard to know how many. “Medical error”is never listed as a cause of death on death... Read More →
by JanineKelbach - Are you in a unit where your patient satisfaction scores are always a struggle? Look around you, are the nurses satisfied with their job? Nurses go into a job to... Read More →
by JanineKelbach - Organizing your work day and family time can be difficult when you work odd hours and nontypical days. These tips, if utilized well will help you feel less stressed... Read More →
by tnbutterfly - In January 2015, members of allnurses and the larger nursing community holding an active nursing license were invited to participate in the first allnurses online... Read More →