It’s not often that one will find a seasoned nurse in a state of even semi-bewilderment. From reaaaalllly questionable injuries to bizarre patient superstitions, veteran nurses have seen, heard and perhaps even touched it all. So, if a patient checks out of the...
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Nurses know best the importance of taking care of oneself—from logging enough sleep each night to taking it easy when a case of something more than just the Mondays starts to rear its ugly head. So—why aren’t nurses taking a page...
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