sandygator's Nursing Blog

sandygator (1,358 Views)

Joined May 30, '99. Posts: 38 (18% Liked) Likes: 43

Tips for Surviving Nursing: The Trauma of caring

I'm pretty sure my first post here was maybe in a newly recovering addict. After 34 years in this profession, mostly in PICU and nearly 98% pediatrics, I realized today that I am indeed traumatized by my past. I came online looking to see if I was alone. But it is not due to abuse within my family. Today I remembered a 4 yr old... lifeless, so pale, except for the bruises which covered his body. I remember so vividly the parent who angrily confessed that "the boy just refused to... Read More →