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One Patient that changed my life

by Ms Kylee 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

by Sabby_NC 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

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

The Chick Project

by wishiwereanurse (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

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

The Human Spirit

by NotReady4PrimeTime 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

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

A Patient That Changed My Life

by Bortaz, RN The patient that changed my life – and the lives of my entire family – is a patient that we never... Read More

A Place Of Safety

by nightmare A Place of Safety I have worked long term care for a long time; standing joke at work... Read More


by nightmare Imagine You wake up slowly, open your eyes and……where am I? Four white walls, white... Read More

Bruce and Ethel

by aknottedyarn 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

by pattylpn54 :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

by BelleKat 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

by Travduck 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

by Babs0512 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

My First Patient

by littleRNthatcould Like many 19 year olds, I didn't have a firm grasp on what I wanted to be when I grew up. The only thing I was sure of was the one thing I didn't... Read More

Lest We Forget

by Angie O'Plasty, RN i was in the process of discharging a patient. i thanked the patient and the family for being so wonderful and helpful to the staff. it was true; the... Read More


by FranEMTnurse When I was an EMT, and a CPR instructor, I always took extra classes in order to learn more. One special class was about SIDS. In this case the... Read More

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