Who was the person to admit me... a nurse.
Who prepped me for surgery and ease my fears... a nurse.
Who held my hand as I went to sleep in the OR.... a nurse.
Who greeted me as I woke up with a smile and ice chips...a nurse.
Who kept me pain free and comfortable after my surgery... a nurse.
Who cleaned me up after I got sick and gave me something for the nausea from the anesthesia... a nurse.
Who encouraged me to walk with my walker when PT started...a nurse.
Who took time I know she did NOT have to talk to me because she sensed I was feeling
down... a nurse.
Who showed me how to clean my surgery site so I could do it at home....a nurse.
Who doesn't diagnose the patient but cares for them after one is made.... a nurse.
Who has showed me the most compassion when I needed it.... a nurse.
Who shared a personal story about her life to make me feel better about my disability...a nurse.
Who has made a lifelong impact on my life... a nurse.
Who is the heart of the hospital and the foundation of a patients stay... a nurse.
Who often doesn't get a thank-you or the credit they deserve.... a nurse.
Funny how it often takes one doctor to diagnose a patient, but MANY nurses to care for a patient. What's that say about your profession?? IT'S IMPORTANT!!
Thanks for all that you do!!! Nurses Rock!!