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Caring For A Family Suffering A Fetal Demise

Sometimes the most difficult and poignant things we can do as OB nurses, is simply be there.... ... Read More

Lather, Rinse, Repeat

by andre

One of my assigned patients is dying of metastatic liver cancer. I was told in report, "he's full... Read More

The Crusty County Nurse Cracks Just a Bit

I see by the glowing green light on my 80's digital alarm clock I have missed the article contest... Read More

Baby Doe

There is only one group of people in the United States that are required and forced by law to... Read More

In Bed With Dying Patient

Sometimes, a family member's behavior is so clouded by the grief and shock of a loss that we must... Read More

Common Problems With Breastfeeding

Many people have a misunderstanding that breastfeeding comes natural; the misconceptions that all a... Read More

Why Are We Here

what makes us a nurse: sometimes becoming a nurse is the dream of a lifetime born perhaps in... Read More

The Mahogany Door

My first clinical rotation was at Massachusetts General Hospital. It was in a part of the hospital... Read More

Something of Value

by chadash

I have always wanted to enter an essay contest, but have the unfortunate dilemma of having nothing... Read More

Ethics in End-Stage Cancer

Hope you enjoy this paper. It was assigned to me for my concept paper and I have yet to actually... Read More

Tips On How To Be An Extraordinary Med-Surg Nurse

by Bugaloo

Medical-Surgical nursing is the largest specialty area in nursing. Many nurses start their nursing career in Med-Surg, acquire excellent clinical... Read More

That's My Girl!

by 4nrn

That’s my girl! Ruben Frank (not real name) rose this morning, as he does every morning, to the sound of rustling bed covers, running water and... Read More

Becoming A Nurse

I did not even finish high school I only had a general education diploma (G.E.D.) and I thought that I could not do anything. I had a lot of times... Read More

Hospice Career

by vwevans

I have been a Nurse for 27 years. That seems like so many years, especially if you are a new graduate nurse. Yet, for me, the years have passed... Read More

Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

by 43RN20

As seen by a Registered Nurse from the United States, who is now on assignment, it can be hard to adjust to hospital nursing in Saudi Arabia. That is... Read More

Things That Go Boooop In The Night

Warning: This is an attempt at nursing humor. Any resemblance to any situation or person, living, dead, or half-dead from lack of sleep, is entirely... Read More

Hospice: Knowledge and Wisdom Worth Dying For

Leading up to May 2007, I had worked in a variety of nursing areas. I have worked in long-term care facilities, Peds, PICU, NICU, PASU, ICF/MR, SDC,... Read More

The Last Bag of Pretzels

Most of us run away from the dying. I spent 17 years in the ER fighting death. Death was our enemy. We posted statistics on the board at... Read More

Daily Profile of a Student Nurse

At 1 o'clock in the morning, I found her wide awake reading a 9-lb Medical Surgical Nursing Book on her study table. An orange highlighter was held... Read More

Overcoming Clumsiness

Clumsiness, an issue that I have considered as a hindrance in pursuing nursing. Yes, I was once a victim of clumsiness. The most painful part was if... Read More

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