nicoleanneRN's Nursing Blog

By nicoleanneRN

Joined Nov 11, '11. Posts: 10 (10% Liked) Likes: 13

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.

Learning to Live Again

Jeff is 51 years old and has pretty aggressive thyroid cancer. He had been staying with us for several weeks until he was able to get his feet back on the ground and be discharged. He has a tracheostomy, is legally blind, and is the nicest person I have ever met. He was independent and before he got sick and was a very active guy; ran marathons, rode his bike, walked to work, traveled. I spent weeks teaching him how to take care of his own trach in hopes of discharge in the near future, so I... Read More →