Patients who have changed our lives good or bad - page 2

This part of the year always causes me to pause and take stock of where I am, where I've been, and what I hope for the future. I don't know what it is about the holiday season but it has this effect... Read More

  1. by   ociusmedinfo
    Quote from jennyanydot
    cannot thank you enough for sharing this story. it makes me less fearful of winding up in a hospital with someone who doesn't see me as a person.
    god bless you for making the right choice, at the right time. i wonder if i would have been so wise or being young and new, just be concerned about looking good to my colleagues and not breaking the rules! i think that was pretty darn courageous.

    i copied your story into a word document so i can give to my daughter-in-law who just became an r.n. in march.

    and to hbhudia - liked your reply!
    my first assignment, at 20, was on a surgical unit that handled all kinds of cases. believe me i was lost around there sometimes. i was very, very, very lucky in one respect. several of the more senior nurses kept pushing me in the right direction.
  2. by   ociusmedinfo
    Quote from spider_arn
    ... Wow! such a great and inspiring story.
    ... Nursing indeed is CARING not just MEDS!
    ... Thank you for sharing your experience
    ... I guess, this story will always flash back on my mind as i go on duty!
    Well then I just won the prize!
  3. by   flnn
    So beautiful! Thank you...God bless you!..