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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.

The Human Touch

Once in a while a patient will say something that makes me stop in my tracks and re-examine what Iím doing as a nurse. This man was in bad shape; his main problem was polycythemia vera. He had had both legs amputated above the knee, and was rather non-compliant about his care. Part of the problem was that he had no family to help him care for the wounds and had trouble doing it himself. Not surprisingly, he developed cellulitis and had endured a hospital stay earlier in the month to have... Read More →



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