by SarahLovesNovember - I was a new medic when the Fallujah attacks happened in late 2004. I worked at a family practice clinic that was attached to Landstuhl hospital. The wards at the... Read More →
by Irish339 - As dinner time grew close, the family members of several of the staff brought in wrapped plates from the family dinner table. My family would have never heard of... Read More →
by ag01medic - i am currently on a one year assignment in east africa. the conditions in which the people live here are dire at best and many suffer from easily preventable and... Read More →
by mayagoose - On Death and Dying
It was not long into my nursing career before I experienced the first death of a patient assigned to me.
I was working on a telemetry unit... Read More →
by pattylpn54 - :nurse: :D The patient who changed my life was a 72 yr. old woman.
The winter of 2004 she thought she had a cold that she couldn't shake so she went to her... Read More →
by ociusmedinfo - Patients who have changed our lives good or bad.
This happened to me before I finished nursing school. It was written at the end of 2007.
This part of the... Read More →
by abemwe - GILBERT CHANGED ME.
I have known only to cycle,my old bicycle. The accident occured and I don't know whether to call it a good or bad fortune,but it just... Read More →
by al7139 - In 2003, my parents moved from Maryland to New Jersey. They were looking forward to the move. They were right across the river from NYC, my mother had accepted a... Read More →
by Dragonfair - Having been a nurse of some type over the last 30 years. I have had many patients who have endeared my heart to further my education in nursing. I have two... Read More →
by scrublifenurse10 - I began my CNA training which was conducted in a very large nursing home. Within the first couple of weeks, I met a patient who we will call "Sylvie" for the sake... Read More →
by sunnynikko - The day a patient changed my life was the day my Dad became one.
It was a week before Christmas when he had an unexpected accident at home, and my twin sister... Read More →
by limestone - On that Monday morning I walked onto Public Medicine, proud of myself as always in my white bib and apron over a blue under-dress, with starched collar and cuffs,... Read More →
by EMTP2RN2007 - Before I ever thought about going to nursing school, I was a paramedic. Paramedics are taught suppress their emotions at all costs. Emotions take time and time is... Read More →
by Finallyat40 - She had been born the afternoon before with a left diaphragmatic hernia, and although I knew that her prognosis was grim, I was amazed at how beautiful she looked,... Read More →
by innergybeauty - I was only 21 years old when I started my nursing career. I love babies. They have a very special place in my heart. I specialized in Maternal and Newborn Nursing.... Read More →
by chlyxenne - she has been lying on her bed. a pleasant lady, determined to keep her baby for the next 14 weeks, full of hope and faith, so much love to give for the new life in... Read More →
by greenergrass - So many patients effect our nursing practice, but this one will stay with me forever.
Tom was 35 years old when he got sick. A strong police officer, Tom never... Read More →
by locolorenzo22 - Mention to most guys that they could have a job where they could be surrounded by women, make relatively good money, have countless opportunities to make the world... Read More →