by rn/writer - You go to the ED with chest pain. The medical team puts you on oxygen, draws blood for labs and gives you aspirin, Plavix and morphine. And then you get a battery... Read More →
by rodgerssm - As a young medic who joined the Army and entered the nursing world I was assigned to my first medical surgical floor at Madigan Army medical Center in Tacoma, Wa.... Read More →
by TopazLover - To tell the truth, I don’t know if she had dementia prior to the stroke. Certainly after this stroke she had classic perseveration. Many of us have taken care of... Read More →
by Doc Lori, R.N. - How would you feel if I told you that before you were born, you chose your life time and you chose your circumstances (with all of it's consequences) in order to... Read More →
by cmo421 - I am sure all reading are thinking that they would never tolerate any such behavior. But do you?
Think of the unconscious post op that comes in with bizarre ... Read More →
by Bugaloo - For me, the hardest type of nurse to deal with is a "free" charge who sits at the desk, reading, talking or knitting while her coworkers run around like chickens... Read More →