Lately I find myself becoming quite the cynic. I’m not a cynical nurse, I’m just discovering things throughout my ‘world’ that are cause for cynicism. Well, not everything in my world. Mostly the new nurses. Now remember, I haven’t even...
Medical workers are no strangers to grief. Recent data shows that 63% of Americans die in hospitals, and nurses can sometimes struggle to support grieving families after a death. No matter if you’ve been a nurse for only a...
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