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10 Things to NEVER Say to a Nurse

Nurses hear it all: The good, the bad, and the (very, very!) ugly. From pushy patients to bossy doctors, nurses handle it all with...
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11 Things Patients Say or Do That Make Nurses Scratch Their Heads

Patients are constantly saying and doing things that even the most seasoned nurses will struggle to understand. And by that, we really just mean “not completely...
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Because of Nursing Research: Supporting Technologies for Healthy Independent Living

For many older adults, there’s no place like home. However, 80% of older adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 50% live...
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10 Emotions Every Nurse Experiences at the End of a Shift

. Ah, yes—the final sprint to the finish line at the end of a 12-hour shift. A time as terrifying as it is hopeful. Of course, no two...
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5 Healthy (and Safe) Ways to Rant About Your Workday

. Many of us decide to make changes in our daily habits around this time of year. Why not think about better ways to handle...
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TED Talks: The Importance of Self-Care

Too busy to take care of yourself? We get it --you are busy taking care of patients, taking care of your family, taking care...
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Finding the Silver Lining During a No Good, Very Bad Day

If anything helps a person hone in on the things that really matter, it’s nursing. That said, there are still those days when you definitely have...
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Oh, she was just TOBP. Wait—what?

There are some things nurses just can’t say out loud. Which is why developing a secret nurse code is not only practical, it’s downright necessary. That’s where...
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The Most Outrageous Thing About Being a Modern Nurse Is…

From demanding supervisors to, well, demanding patients, the modern nurse rarely has the chance to take a pee break, let alone scarf down a...
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Which Day Would You Relive?

Sure, all nurses have had some bad days on the job that they’d like to forget, but they’ve also had days that they will remember for...

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