Justhere's Nursing Blog

By Justhere

Joined Mar 15, '06. Posts: 1,550 (16% Liked) Likes: 442

The following are articles I have written and shared with the nursing community. If you enjoy an article please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

My little Mandona

At a rough point in my nursing career, where I would have rather just quit, I was given the opportunity to work with a hispanic boy who was on the vent. He was 3 years old when I began working with him. His family would talk to him in Spanish and his nurses would talk to him in English. Everyone lovingly called him "Baby", so I will refer to him as such. When I first began working with Baby he didn't have very many words in his vocabulary but did alot of pointing and grunting. Needless to say... Read More →


To Terminate or Not to Terminate

Sometime in your life time you may have to make a decision to terminate or continue life support for a family member. For one reason or another you may decide to continue with life support or you may have to decide to terminate it. This is usually a very difficult and heartbreaking decision for everyone to experience and decided. This is the story of “Baby”, the nickname his family gave him so affectionately. He was born in the month of September, 1995. He was born with Myotubular Myopathy;... Read More →



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