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Back when I first became a nurse in 1988, I did a lot of my clinicals in different backgrounds in... Read More

How EMS impacts our care of patients in the ER

EMS is our partner in crime so to speak. They bring us the good, bad and the ugly. The care that... Read More

Long-term antepartum care in the hospital

by Elvish

Care of the antepartum patient that's on your unit for an extended length of time can be a huge... Read More

Hands of Love

Some time ago, I was called to a dementia unit to help with the residents living there. It was a... Read More

How to clear your browsers cache

by Brian

Google Chrome Go to the wrench icon upper right and click: Tools Clear browsing data Leave... Read More

Late Preterm Infants (Part 3)

by Elvish

Apologies for the long hiatus! I have not forgotten that we were last on the subject of late... Read More

A Guy Explains Birth to a Pregnant Woman

Yesterday I explained birth to a pregnant woman. Well, at least part of the process. Me, a guy... Read More

Life just sucks sometimes.

by Thanet

My Grandmother was born in 1904 and immigrated to America with her family shortly thereafter. When... Read More

A Break in Her Cycle

Nearly every woman at some time in her life will miss her menses. There are a myriad of other... Read More

Hang in there new Grads and New Nurses it does get better..I PROMISE

So I haven't been on this board for a while. I have been an R.N. for 1 1/2 years now, where I... Read More

Why I Want To Be a Nurse

by MiaNur

My life story. I want to thank all those nurses out there that have not lost that desire to help, that human compassion that they have, the privilege... Read More

Strangest Lost one I ever had.....

Strangest lost one I ever had. After reading the “lost one” post, I got to thinking about the strangest “Lost one” I ever had. Back several... Read More

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

What is a Critical Incident Stress Debriefing? A Critical Incident Stress Debriefing is a meeting involving mental health providers, peers, perhaps a... Read More

Angels Exist In Nurses

Student nurses always take note of the staff nurses they are working with. Either their experiece is good or traumatic, each work day is always... Read More

My Latest Research Paper

by VickyRN

This is the paper I have just completed for my Philosophy of Science Nursing Course during my first semester (fall, 2008). While writing it, I... Read More

The Dreaded Research Paper - Pointers for Success

by VickyRN

Everyone in graduate school has experienced it - the "dreaded" research paper assignment. The deadline is closing in like a freight train and you are... Read More

Code Status: When should we talk about it!

by klg315

During the past month of my practicum on the neurosciences unit, I have seen and cared for numerous patients. Some have had do not resuscitate (DNR)... Read More

A Tribute To My Mom

My mom has been born with a congenital heart defect. So, her family has been very protective of her. So protective, that, they wouldn't allow her to... Read More

Positioning for Pain Control

Proper positioning of a patient in pain has nearly become a lost art with the advent of patient-controlled analgesia and the focus on pain as the 5th... Read More

Today We Lay to Rest...

by Aneroo

Today we lay to rest the husband of one of my coworkers. The news of his death haunts me, and brings back memories of my first patient having a major... Read More