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Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans

Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans

Potatoes, Eggs, and Coffee Beans Once upon a time, a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved,...

5 signs of nursing burnout

Job burnout is common Medical staff can work in many different settings – hospitals, retail, home infusion, long term care, hospice and correctional facilities. No matter what setting they work in, they all face high demands. But when does burnout occur? And Burnout...

One Day, 1,000 Stories: Personal Histories of the JFK Assassination

Thirty years ago, an unknown nurse in Tennessee wrote to hundreds of celebrities asking them where they were when JFK was shot. They wrote back. In the late 1970s, 15 years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, an emergency-room nurse named Jodie...
Paperwork – It Will Only Get Worse!

Paperwork – It Will Only Get Worse!

Excerpted from an interesting post we found here: Paperwork-It Will Only Get Worse! Two hours working on paperwork and I am beat! Visiting patients is the easy part of my day. The part that gives me the greatest satisfaction and reaffirms my choice of career. The...

Hooman Noorchashm MD, PhD: What level of risk is ethical?

Medicine X 2017 Keynote Presentation: Hooman Noorchashm in conversation with Gilles Frydman Transcript: Hooman we met a few years ago online after your wife was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma and you join one of the online communities I was involved in that’s...

A Shortage of Nurses or Doctors? Which Costs a Patient More?

A “Shortage of Doctors” sign in front of any modern hospital would have patients fleeing in droves, driving the round asphalt driveway at warp speed right past the Emergency Room door, and right back onto the main highway, looking for the next hospital-...