Nadine Buchanan

Nadine Buchanan LPN

Geriatrics, Home Care, Senior Care
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Nadine Buchanan has 16 years experience as a LPN and specializes in Geriatrics, Home Care, Senior Care.

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  1. What Do Downton Abbey, Poldark, and a Heart Valve Have in Common?

    Jenni, have you seen the movie yet? Let us know what you think. Enjoy it?
  2. What Do Downton Abbey, Poldark, and a Heart Valve Have in Common?

    Hi, Jenni Binford, I've seen the new Downton Abbey movie already! It's wonderful.
  3. What Do Downton Abbey, Poldark, and a Heart Valve Have in Common?

    Yes! Thank you for that comment. I so agree.
  4. Millions of nurses have enjoyed Masterpiece on PBS as a way to unwind. Was anyone of us thinking of Bjork-Shiley prosthetic heart valve while we watched? Well, Its invention is part of the reason PBS could afford to produce Downton Abbey. It was...
  5. The Problem with Aducanumab: Approved For Alzheimer's

    Thank you for this. Very informative, interesting.
  6. The Problem with Aducanumab: Approved For Alzheimer's

    Thank you all for your thoughtful comments. I don't have any answers without doing more research for another article. I too will be watching for more answers. I merely wanted to bring up the controversy, and show both sides if I could. The reaction t...
  7. Aging is Not a Disease: National Senior Citizens Day

    JBMom, MSN, NP, Thank you for your comments. I suppose you are right that there will always be those healthcare providers, but I can hope, right?
  8. Aging is Not a Disease: National Senior Citizens Day

    Batsek2013,BSN, Thank you for your comments and support. And thank you for what you said about pregnancy and vital life stages. I agree wholeheartedly with you.
  9. Aging is Not a Disease: National Senior Citizens Day

    AmoLucia, Thank you for your comments. "I will give that there some practitioners in desperate need of some politically correct intensive educational sensitivity retraining." -- that's who I meant to address. Thank you for that. Honey...
  10. Aging is Not a Disease: National Senior Citizens Day

    Kitiger, Thank you for all of your good comments. I like your comment about development stages, and thank you for including pregnancy. Thank you for your support words about waiting until someone asks for help.
  11. Aging is Not a Disease: National Senior Citizens Day

    Davey, Your points are all well taken. Kitiger is right, you make us think. I love a good lively conversation.
  12. Aging is not a disease. I feel very strongly about this, and I know many other nurses also do. Still, many nurses have a very different attitude toward seniors, and indeed, they reflect a lot of what society says about our elders. I want to remind my...
  13. Nurses who work with Alzheimer patients and their families do not have to be told about the anguish these families go through as they watch a loved one leave them as they are still physically present. And in the early stages of the disease, the pati...