Nursing Articles - page 150

The Inside Culture.

The Inside Culture.

by abemwe - I always have a big fight ... The outside fight the inside. The outside is arrogant, violent and judgmental ... I only like the inside with its politeness, tenderness and patience. I can't be like my...

My heart is in Peru

by Anyausa - This was my first medical mission trip. The dream finally came true. Last year I was serving the peruvian people and it changed my life forever. I am a registered nurse from another country. I live...

The Student and the School Nurse

by Seishiro - During my clinical day with Mrs. R there was one interaction in particular that stuck out in my mind. A student had visited Mrs. R early in the morning shortly after my arrival and handed her, what...

The Trauma after the Trauma

by ScrappyEDRN - After several days of working regular ER zones and one of triaging I worked as one of the trauma response nurses yesterday. My first patient was from a head-on MVA. He came in with a serious facial...

Mentor, Mentor...Where Art Thou?: Newbie 101, Ground Zero

by Thunderwolf - Newbie 101, Ground Zero Psychiatric nursing is unique and is a wonderful field of nursing. However, for the student nurse or for the new nurse entering the field, it may either cause much...

My Miracle last April

by helicoptergal - To Preface this story I am a many year Paramedic turned brand new RN. My best friend had a beautiful baby girl last April. Her pregnancy was healthy, and the OB-GYN did not expect any...

The Value of Transfer Boards

by UM Review RN - There are some tools that have been around for a long time, but are rarely used because Medicare or Medicaid will not pay for them. Transfer boards, also called slide boards, fit into this category....

Human Like Me

by marian howe - When I pulled the maggots and bits of chewed tobacco leaf from the young lady's hip wound her husband rocked sideways, closed his eyes and softly hit the floor. That was probably the best place for...

The Nurse's Role in Providing Spiritual Care - Is It OK to Pray?

The Nurse's Role in Providing Spiritual Care - Is It OK to Pray?

by tnbutterfly - There has been recent discussion in one of the allnurses threads about a nurse in the uk who was placed on suspension for offering to pray with a patient. In this instance, the nurse only offered to...

The Boy With the Broken Heart

The Boy With the Broken Heart

by classicdame - Antonio was admitted to the Pediatric unit one night with breathing problems. We don't have a Pedi ICU, but he was assigned to an experienced nurse and hooked up to various monitors. The ER doctor...

The challenges of nursing school

The challenges of nursing school

by MachoNurse - On a boat, in the ocean, I will likely get seasick. I prefer the mountains and the forest. Some friends of mine just returned from four months of sailing their boat to the Caribbean. One of them...

Intensive Prayer Unit

Intensive Prayer Unit

by tnbutterfly - When considering a holistic approach to healthcare, it is important to realize the vital role that spiritual care plays in healing and in coping with health crisis. It is important to provide the...

Haiti nursing experience

by oncnursemsn - I thought that I knew all about transcultural nursing when I wrote about Yoshi- the young Hassidic Jewish patient we cared for and got through his bone marrow transplant. I didn't think that caring...

When the mother is in prison

by ElvishDNP - The hospital in which I work has a contract with our state wherein all pregnant prisoners deliver at our hospital, regardless of home county. This population has a special set of needs to consider. ...

Into The Looking Glass: Facing the Cliff in Recovery

by Thunderwolf - Facing the Cliff in Recovery (Based upon Creed's song and video, Six Feet From The Edge) The main character is singing while standing upon a crumbling cliff edge, falls in a free fall until...

Alham Dulillah

by sydney1979 - I was twenty one when the letter for an interview for a job in Saudi Arabia came to me by surprised. I was just eight months in training as a staff nurse in a small hospital in our province. I...

Experiences in Ecuador

Experiences in Ecuador

by QuitoGal - Never one to do something the normal way, when my nurse practitioner residency started, I opted to expand my horizons and venture to the southern hemisphere in Quito, Ecuador. Doing my residency in...

Used Nursing To Start My Business

by Kyrshamarks - As a nurse I never thought I would be in the position I am in now. I used my nursing skills and certifications to start a small DBA. I just closed the books for Jan, 09 and my wife and I netted after...

Our Littlest Patient

by RuralNP4KIDS - Fridays always seem to bring unusual patients or situations to our maternal child unit. It has been that way, almost every week, for the six years I have been the director. This Friday started with...

Less Talk With A Little Bit Of Action

Less Talk With A Little Bit Of Action

by pandaboi - I always wanted to be fluent in English because it is the universal language. I am a nurse back home in the Philippines and with God's blessings I was able to get a job in US. It was my first time...


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