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Coming out of the darkness

Coming out of the darkness

by BCgradnurse - I sat in my hospital bed, cradling my newborn son, with tears streaming down my face. However, these were not tears of joy. I was in despair, afraid and... Read More →

Last comment by kaiamc

Destiny Forward - A Patient Lost, a Future Gained

by Tait - The Patient Diagnosis: Small Bowel Obstruction Age: 55 Gender: Male That was all I knew of the most influential patient in my nursing career, now and... Read More →

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Nurses talk to Nurses, Doctors talk to Doctors

Nurses talk to Nurses, Doctors talk to Doctors

by madwife2002 - Nurses talk to Nurses and Doctors talk to Doctors, is this a general understanding of the circle of life within your health care facility? Or is it true to think... Read More →

Last comment by Miss Lizzie
Stopping the Emotional Bleeding Following a Disaster

Stopping the Emotional Bleeding Following a Disaster

by tnbutterfly - Last week, our nation experienced two more tragic events. The bombings in Boston and the explosion in West, TX left many people dealing with feelings of anger,... Read More →

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Ol' Roy

Ol' Roy

by VivaLasViejas - A gaunt, elderly gentleman in bib overalls appeared in front of the ancient farmhouse, smoking an unfiltered cigarette and watching me closely as I pulled off the... Read More →

Last comment by vintagemother
Perspective: Depression from One Side of the Bed to the Other

Perspective: Depression from One Side of the Bed to the Other

by Tait - As I have progressed in my career as a nurse I discovered a passion. Stress management. Stress management touches all aspects of our lives with increasing urgency.... Read More →

Last comment by sail81
After Nursing: Is There Life Out There?

After Nursing: Is There Life Out There?

by VivaLasViejas - I knew it was too good to last forever. Today, in a meeting with my company's regional director of operations and the corporate nurse consultant, my Executive... Read More →

Last comment by SuzieVN
Yet another holiday, some musings about family.

Yet another holiday, some musings about family.

by uRNmyway - My family is an extremely close one. We all grew up in the same general area, with only 2 exceptions (an uncle who visited every few years and an aunt every... Read More →

Last comment by SleeepyRN
Perspective: My Path to Nursing and Beyond

Perspective: My Path to Nursing and Beyond

by Tait - Back in 2000 I was a a failing science major. My ideal career at the time was a double major in Physics and Chemistry. In 1996, after failing even choir, the only... Read More →

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Getting back in the saddle again

Getting back in the saddle again

by pinkiepieRN - After being bitten by a patient with no concern or debriefing from my nurse manager, I made plans to high-tail it out of that unit as fast as I could because my... Read More →

Last comment by LindaBright
My travels down the path of mental illness towards wellness and health.

My travels down the path of mental illness towards wellness and health.

by pinkiepieRN - Ironically, it was nursing school that made me realize that my symptoms of self-perceived madness weren't just eccentricities. I'm sure we all were self diagnosed... Read More →

Last comment by TopazLover
Life after the Boston Marathon Bombing - Coping with the Trauma

Life after the Boston Marathon Bombing - Coping with the Trauma

by tnbutterfly - As thousands gathered on Monday, April 15, "Patriots Day" to participate in or cheer on runners in one of America's well-known events, the Boston Marathon,... Read More →

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Happy Unintentional Ignorance Awareness Week!

Happy Unintentional Ignorance Awareness Week!

by CheesePotato - Happy Unintentional Ignorance Awareness Week! And no, no that is not a thing. Well, not yet anyway. But if I get my say, it will be. Why? Because we are... Read More →

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Murder, Marilyn Monroe and the Secret Dentures

by Tait - many times in my nursing career i have come across the most hilarious of patients, but one patient, who i shall lovingly call ms. brit, had a cornucopia of... Read More →

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The stigma of mental illness and suicide

The stigma of mental illness and suicide

by Liddle Noodnik - There has been quite a lot of conversation about Mindy McCready's suicide and mental illness,and it amazes me the different opinions people have about suicide and... Read More →

Last comment by herring_RN
The Corporate Nurse

The Corporate Nurse

by wkndnrse - I started out on this journey to become a nurse to rid the world of illness or at least help in the fight against it. After nursing school, I proudly took a stand... Read More →

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An Amercian RN learns to read with his heart and not his eyes.

An Amercian RN learns to read with his heart and not his eyes.

by kayakrn7 - Frequently a close friend of mine, a young physician in Haiti, posts comments on a Web and Facebook page associated with a volunteer medical organization I... Read More →

Male Nurses on the rise and they make more money

Male Nurses on the rise and they make more money

by Brian - Male Nurses Becoming More Commonplace, Census Bureau Reports The nursing profession remains overwhelmingly female, but the representation of men has increased as... Read More →

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