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  1. End of Life Issues

    To establish a favorable relationship between a nurse and patient, which is replaced with a term called trust, ethical principles, such as dignity and autonomy (Rich & Butts, 2008) serve as a baseline for trust. If those are not respected, nursin...
  2. Kyrshamarks

    Denying Death As A Society

    Now mind you this is not directed at the injured or the ones that are just acutely ill. The tear in the eye, the holding of a hand. The cry to fight harder, live longer. These are the scenes I see every day as an ICU nurse. I can understand these tho...
  3. A Typical DNR Scenario The 90-year-old man was whisked into the Emergency Department by the rescue squad. He was found on the floor of his kitchen by his daughter and son-in-law who rushed into the area almost at the same time as the gurney pushe...
  4. I have had the privilege to be a school nurse for almost 20 years. When I write that, it kind of gives me a jolt, because it seems like yesterday when I started. I kind of stumbled into the job but in the process, I have found my passion. In the begi...
  5. My greatest fear as a new student nurse was how was I going to cope when I saw my first dead person? I had never even had a relative who had died nor been to many funerals. In the UK we don't really have open coffins or calling hours so I had never e...