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  1. A New Nursing Grad Witnesses a Death
    Thank you Leslie for you remarks and advice. I do not remember Mildred's diagnosis but per my memory, there were no indications thatthat she had pain. But I could be totally incorrect. In the ...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. A New Nursing Grad Witnesses a Death
    Thank you for your remarks. I think every nurse and MD needs to have the experience of being a really sick patient to realize how important a gentle word, explaination, and the human touch is.
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. A New Nursing Grad Witnesses a Death
    Do not let anyone stop you from talking! Absolutely people hear you! Patients are in such a fog--they need to know what you are doing before you touch them. My first ICU lesson was sitting in...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. A New Nursing Grad Witnesses a Death
    My mother in law shared a similar experience to your son's. She was having her kidney removed--about 1947--and could clearly hear the conversation in the O.R. She thought this was strange--then she...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. A New Nursing Grad Witnesses a Death
    I understood what you meant. No offense taken on how you worded your remarks. We each have our own beliefs. Mine are unshakable. I respect every person I was priveledged to be with at the end...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  6. A New Nursing Grad Witnesses a Death
    So sorry you had this experience. Starting in 1979, I worked 12 years full time in ICU--in charge for 6 years. Some nurses were what I called technical nurses who got more involved using the new toys...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  7. A New Nursing Grad Witnesses a Death
    Many times during my career, Id have a flashback while I went about my daily routines. I would be right back in the classroom, hearing all over again what an instructor had to say ...
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. allnurses.com Article Contest on End-of-Life or Career Changes...
    Submitting Nursing Articles: "How to write an article" was helpful--thank you. I can not figure out where to send and article which I have wrtten for allnurses.com.
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements


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