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Critical
Family-Focused Care in Adult Critical Care

Family-Focused Care in Adult Critical Care

The Move Towards Open Visitation - This paper explores the issues surrounding family-focused care and open visitation in the adult critical care environment and is divided into three sections. The fir…

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Spirituality
Respect and Religion: Learning a Lesson

Respect and Religion: Learning a Lesson

I recently had a discussion with one of my coworkers in which she related to me that she was having issues with supporting a family who was dealing with the withdrawal of life support from a loved one…

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Relations
The Patients Who Break Your Heart

The Patients Who Break Your Heart

From the earliest days of nursing school, when we were taught never to become "too involved" with our patients, we nurses find ourselves balancing precariously on the gossamer thread that separates ca…

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Nurses
Bringing Massage Therapy Back into Nursing

Bringing Massage Therapy Back into Nursing

t was at one time, a standard of practice in nursing to provide patients with the comforts of massage. This allowed nurses time with the patient, satisfying the need for touch and allowing the patient…

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Nurses
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

The concept of cognitive behavioral therapy is not a new approach. As a previous counselor working with diverse populations, I had often found that this approach worked well in alleviating stressful r…

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Nurses
A Comparison BSN Versus ADN Faculty Role

A Comparison BSN Versus ADN Faculty Role

The ability to shape and mold future nurses – and thereby indirectly impact countless patients’ lives “downstream” – is what makes a nursing faculty career so rewarding. Educating the next generation …

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Humor
Murphy's Laws of Nursing

Murphy's Laws of Nursing

Anyone who has been a nurse for more than a few weeks or months will smile & nod because you know these are all so true!

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Parish
What is Parish Nursing

What is Parish Nursing

Parish nursing is a relatively new nursing specialty that focuses on promoting health within faith communities, ministering to the parishioners' physical, emotional and spiritual needs. This article …

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Daytonite: Provides expert advice to students and those considering nursing career

Daytonite: Provides expert advice to students and those considering nursing career

Are you considering a career in nursing or a student nurse with questions about course material, nursing procedure or care plan? Then you've probably read a helpful post by our member, Daytonite.

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Medications
Medications in Pregnancy or Lactation

Medications in Pregnancy or Lactation

Here are a few links from the Lippincott NursingCenter regarding meds used during pregnancy and/or lactation.

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Emergency
ER Nurses. Read This!

ER Nurses. Read This!

We are always looking for role models. But society is erroneously putting the wrong types of people on the top of that pedestal. We tend to focus on those who "make it big" and are constantly in the n…

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Parish
EXCELLENT Resources for Parish Nursing

EXCELLENT Resources for Parish Nursing

Faith-based nursing = parish nursing = congregational nursing pra

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NCLEX
NCLEX Strategies for Those Who Failed the First Time

NCLEX Strategies for Those Who Failed the First Time

Failed the NCLEX? These strategies will help you succeed!

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Research
Research Critique

Research Critique

This is a critique I did for my nursing research class (not a formal paper, but posted on our class bulletin board).

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Career
Types of Nursing Career Specialties

Types of Nursing Career Specialties

I currently am on the waiting list for my local community college's ADN program. I am taking my pre-required classes in the meantime. Nursing is a second career for me, and I still don't know "exactly…

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Nurses
The Patients Who Break Your Heart

The Patients Who Break Your Heart

From the earliest days of nursing school, when we were taught never to become "too involved" with our patients, we nurses find ourselves balancing precariously on the gossamer thread that separates ca…

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