The Nurse and The Golden Goose

When I was working the night shift, one of my patients- a 44 year old man, had just gone for an angiogram. He had been brought back to the floor afterwards, but began hemorrhaging from his femoral artery. I’d added pressure dressings, laid on heavier sandbags, and...

Imagine…

if just by talking to a patient about their concerns, we could reduce their survival? What would be the ethical implications of this?   Talking about end-of-life care doesn’t affect survival | By Alicia Caramenico Contrary to common concerns, discussing...

The Nurse: The Swiss Army Knife of Healthcare

Okay so, after reading a ton of books trying to find a definition of nursing that matched my experience, I fell asleep with no clear cut answer to my question, “What is a nurse?” I mean it’s not that I haven’t been pondering that for a very long time, it’s just that...