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  1. Tammy: A Ray of Sunlight

    That was as far as the frailty went, though! Alicia had a temper like a tiger and was as feisty as they come. Being hospitalized for most of her life, us nurses at the kids' ward where her extended family. We knew her parents well, and her little bro...
  2. When I approached him by calling his name, he smiled and said "Hi, I am fine. Are you here to play with me? I smiled back and replied. I was so pleased to see that little wonder until I remembered his diagnosis. I asked myself, Is this the ...
  3. You had two simple requests of me, a drink of water, and to go home. I had started out my shift on high note, caring for my two favorite cardiac patients, working with some of my favorite co-workers. It was going to be a good night, I told myself. Th...
  4. Does god make mistakes?

    I looked up at the doctor across the crib who is still hovering over him and checking his ventilator and trachea. Wildly he flailed as the doctor touched his abdomen. I tried to calm him by holding his hand. This is the first I noticed his fingers, s...
  5. I Wish I Were Blind

    "Sloppy!" he had one of that scraggly hair gone wild goatees that only covers the tip of his chin and long enough to touch his chest. He had a crew cut. A teardrop tattoo, in fact, tattoos covered his neck, arms and what little I saw of his legs. A M...
  6. SafetyNurse1968

    Case Study: Unexplained Bruises

    History of Present IllnessAnn is a 6 yo girl who is brought to the pediatric clinic. For the last week, her mother says she has been very tired, lacks energy, sleeps more than usual, and has not had much appetite. Upon assessment, you discover bruise...