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The Little Old Lady

It had been a rough day, and I had to be out of work at 3:30 because I had clinical that evening. ... Read More

Remember the days before my death

by goldens

As a usual night shift, I was taking handover from my co-worker from previous shift. She continued... Read More

Did you hear me?

written monday, may 29th 2006 after working all night in an inner city chicago emergency... Read More

My First Day with a Wonderful Lady

My fortieth birthday present to myself was to begin pre-requiste classes to obtain entry to nursing... Read More

A Patient Who Changed My Life

I teach second semester nursing students med surg on a 36 bed oncology unit outside Boston. I... Read More

One Patient that changed my life

She was evil. The devil incarnate. Meaner than a rattlesnake. She had active MRSA, dementia,... Read More

Patients who have changed our lives, good or bad

In my job as a Hospice RN Case Manager I could honestly say that each patient I have looked after... Read More

Patients Who Have Changed Our Lives

I may not have the most extensive work experience, but I would to share this wonderful experience,... Read More

The Chick Project

(I took this from my diary, written last April of 2004, during my first year in nursing school) ... Read More

The Making of a Burn Nurse

I went into nursing in midlife as a change of career. I was in a Second Degree/ Second Career... Read More

The Human Spirit

No matter the reason for admission, each of my patients has shown me a new way of looking at the... Read More

A Lesson And Story - Human Nature At Its Best

The topic of patients changing my life doesn't stir up particular stories for me. However, lessons... Read More

John Doe

by JKBrn

Working 7p-7a, what is on our minds at 6a? Our cozy, warm bed and counting sheep. This was what I was thinking of when a pt, we'll call him John...... Read More

Inspiring Patient Story-Why we do what we do!

As nurses, we all have those days, weeks, maybe months, that get really stressful. Sometimes, those rough ones may even leave us wondering why we... Read More

"Us" and "Them" ... It Could Mean Trouble

I finished my nursing education in Dec. 2004 and since that time I have noticed a major shift in the health care ideologies. I figure the best way... Read More

One World

by mariel7

My first love was writing. This I discovered during intermediate school. Looking back, I think the reason for this was that growing up in a big... Read More

Patients who have changed our lives, good or bad

May 13, 2002. A patient was wheeled into a private room accompanied by a female companion named chona. She was 23 years old about to turn 24 a month... Read More

Bruce and Ethel

Bruce and Ethel It seems like I have been a nurse forever but two patients stand out who quietly taught me about the real spirit of the... Read More

A Path of Learning

by dianah

After many years as an RN, I do recall three memorable patient encounters that impacted my life and changed how I practice nursing. Over 30 years... Read More

Patients who have changed our lives, good or bad

:nurse: :D The patient who changed my life was a 72 yr. old woman. The winter of 2004 she thought she had a cold that she couldn't shake so she... Read More

Patients who have changed my life

Early in my career as a Burn Nurse I met a patient who along with his family impressed me beyond words. My pt was an independent contractor who... Read More

A Father's Tears

by Elvish

I received his mother, AA, to a room on our floor shortly after midnight one night. She had presented to ER at 15+ weeks gestation with ruptured... Read More

Smile even though you are crying

I was still running from an ex-spouse who continued to stalk me. I had had to move 4 times in the last six months. Money was tight and I was a... Read More

Dear Henry

Many years ago I met Henry. He was a med surge patient of mine. A man in his 80's who was alert and spry, and love to joke with the staff. I was a... Read More

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