Nursing Articles: Shared Knowledge - page 89

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Restorative Dining

A concept has been put in place called Restorative Dining which is a practice to bring residents... Read More


Posterior View

Nursing School is so fun. You are provided so many opportunities to hold back gags, laughter,... Read More

"That Crazy Old Lady Did It!"

When I started my first nursing job in the late 1970s, I was the very first BSN graduate hired at... Read More

The Case of the Missing Spoon

The evening shift at the hospital, especially on the oncology unit was one of the most enjoyable,... Read More

Death Deny-ing Acts

Most of us never forget our first experience with a patientís death. It usually makes a fairly... Read More

Funny Story Nursing Related_Ice Capades

November 8, 2008 Nursing goes far into my past so many funny things have happened during the... Read More

Farting IS STILL Funny!

Farting IS STILL Funny! I am a student nurse in my second semester of nursing school on a... Read More

Murder, Marilyn Monroe and the Secret Dentures

many times in my nursing career i have come across the most hilarious of patients, but one patient,... Read More

Communication Chaos!

It was my second night as charge nurse for the evening shift on the oncology unit in the hospital... Read More

Nurse Suzy-Q to the RESCUE!!!!

Average day with an average med pass, right? It’s the weekend, no head honcho’s in sight, and I’m a... Read More

Baby Who?

One evening during an eight hour shift at my place of employment, a local nursing home, sounds of a resident yelling "help, help!" and "come quick!"... Read More

Sometimes, I'm Such a Moron!

We usually post a sign at the head of the bed if a patient has a nickname. Someone had done so for my patient, Mrs. B. Her nickname was,... Read More


When you've worked in hospice as long as I have, there really isn't too much that a patient can do or say that surprises you. Most of the time,... Read More

Nursing Home Follies

Working in a nursing home has never been something I was thrilled about doing. It was just never a place I wanted to practice nursing. But a friend... Read More

Head Bugs....

Working in the lock down unit at the first nursing home I ever worked at was always hilarious. Most of the funny things I have experienced as a... Read More

The Art of the Snappy Comeback or How to Render a Teenager Speechless

Although teenagers are considered pediatric patients by virtue of their age, they often behave in ways we wouldn't expect from a child. This article... Read More

Those are her breasts.....

As most of us did, I started my nursing career as a CNA in a long term care facility. It was great experience and I really got my feet wet by... Read More

Pediatric Hospice Humor

Pediatric patients intimidate me. Itís amazing how a little person who looks at you with huge, unsuspecting eyes can steal your heart and scare the... Read More

Patriots' Act!

It was a night like most others on our oncology/med surg unit. It didnít appear to be as busy as most other nights. A minimal amount of call lights... Read More

Security Guard with the Mostest (or How to Entertain a Little Old Lady)

i was working in ccu, taking care of an elderly woman with a fresh mi. it might have been that the moon was full, but i can't say for sure. that... Read More

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