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The Sweet Old Man in Room 724...

The Sweet Old Man in Room 724...

by mother/babyRN - One can forever discuss the unmistakable magnificence of mountains or sunsets, or millions of other unforgettable miraculous occurrences. So many moments we take... Read More →

Lather, Rinse, Repeat

by andre - One of my assigned patients is dying of metastatic liver cancer. I was told in report, "he's full of mets". The day before I took care of him, Hospice was... Read More →

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Hospice Career

by vwevans - I have been a Nurse for 27 years. That seems like so many years, especially if you are a new graduate nurse. Yet, for me, the years have passed very fast. Many... Read More →

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The language of pain

by squeakykitty - Years ago in my high school P.E. class, I jumped down off some bleachers and sprained my ankle really bad. I sat there holding my ankle and was face was somewhat... Read More →

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Caring Point

Caring Point

by gemini_star - You could tell like it was in projectile motion. It was not music to my ears; it was dreadful. It was so loud that you could hear it from the other room, or at... Read More →

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Healing Wounds and Souls

by anakat_evangelista - (author's note: This article was printed on our College Newspaper in Bulacan, Philippines. My school is Bulacan State University Collge of Nursing.) February 8,... Read More →

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Don't Blame the Nurse : Fix the System

Don't Blame the Nurse : Fix the System

by Bill Levinson - Furthermore, a culture of blame discourages health care workers from reporting near-miss situations, while the identification of a person to blame deflects... Read More →

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Mental health in developing countries

by starbin - I grew up in a small village in South Asia where many people don't have access to basic healthcare. On top of that mental health is such an issue that nobody seeks... Read More →

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The Power of Ethical Wills

by rmw44 - Using Words That Heal The document he held in his hand read like a lawyer had charged him for more than time and effort. It was the beginning of healing and... Read More →

I Hate You - Heart Attack! Never Assume A Nurse Knows Everything.

by mother/babyRN - Barely six weeks following the birth of our first child, my husband had a heart attack. It was completely unexpected and occurred just before he was due to go out... Read More →

That's My Girl!

by 4nrn - That’s my girl! Ruben Frank (not real name) rose this morning, as he does every morning, to the sound of rustling bed covers, running water and squeaking... Read More →

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Saying Goodbye

by walk6miles - SAYING GOODBYE I don’t know about you, but I never spent much time worrying about losing my family members; I just went happily about my business, trusting that... Read More →

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Common Problems With Breastfeeding

Common Problems With Breastfeeding

by HeartsOpenWide - "So often in nursing school we have to write these papers that often come out sounding like an astute textbook. Confusing facts to the lay person, big words,... Read More →

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Ethics in End-Stage Cancer

by student-with-no-life - The advancements in the treatment of cancer have greatly increased the odds of survival; even for the worst types of cancer. Miraculous and inspirational... Read More →

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Why Are We Here

by CHATSDALE - what makes us a nurse: sometimes becoming a nurse is the dream of a lifetime born perhaps in childhood on seeing the competent care given loved one or perhaps... Read More →

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A Nurses Role in Health Care Reform

A Nurses Role in Health Care Reform

by mschau - Although I have not given much thought for whom I will be voting, there is one topic that is on all the candidates minds; healthcare. This is usually a very popular... Read More →

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Something of Value

by chadash - I have always wanted to enter an essay contest, but have the unfortunate dilemma of having nothing to say. But should that stop me? How much of life is... Read More →

We are all made of stars

by flightnurse2b - This is a paper I wrote a while ago for my Fundamentals class that I am really proud of and wanted to share. "What's wrong with death sir? What are we so... Read More →

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