Topics About 'Nurse Patient Relationships'.

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  1. Connecting with Patients I love being a nurse. One of the great things about our job is the ability to connect with someone on a deeper, more intimate level than we normally do. Our patients or clients, whether sick or well, are in a more vulne...
  2. Nurses are caring. It's a given. Yet, in today's pressured work environment of endless multi-tasking and multiple priorities, they run the risk that their caring may not come across effectively to the patients and families they serve. Connection...
  3. In 1984, however, or thereabouts, there was a class of residents that stands out for stupid, arrogant behavior. One of those residents was a guy with the unlikely name of zippy. (ok, his name wasn't really zippy -- but it was just as unlikely a name ...
  4. Shortly after having a nice dinner with a couple friends I have not seen for some time, I found myself pondering the flaws in the assertion that healthcare must be "customer service" oriented. My friends, both of whom are, through no fault of their o...
  5. tnbutterfly - Mary

    I am Afraid. Please Pray for Me.

    Many of us view the healthcare setting as a place of employment where we we are comfortable. To patients, however, this medical setting is a maze with frightening and uncertain twists and turns, ups and downs into which they have entered, usually not...
  6. 4nrn

    That's My Girl!

    During this time, as well as throughout the day, he sits in his recliner by the window. The blinds are positioned at just the right angle to allow perfect sight of any passersby in the corridor at the other end of the garden atrium, adjacent to his o...
  7. vadushkas_nurse

    The Blue Gown Syndrome

    This professional battle often leads me to reflect on how my learning will impact patients. More so, this reflection time allows me to acknowledge gaps and become a stronger bedside nurse as well as a fellow leader. There are many areas of nursi...
  8. mother/babyRN

    Time For A Gentle Exam

    What follows is a true account of my relationship over many years, with one such physician and when he retired, we both finally figured out just how special we had been to each other all along the way. Time for a Gentle ExamJust over twenty years ago...
  9. Most of the patients on our floor were oncology patients either there to receive inpatient chemotherapy or continuing their ongoing battle with the dreaded disease. The other major portion of our census was our general post-op patients...the appys, t...