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Nurse Eye Roll: Ischemic Stroke – Patient Priorities

Alas, stroke patients.. my one true nursey love. I love my stroke patients.  They have a special place in my heart. So, you just got report...
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14 Things I Wish My Patients Knew

My job would be so much easier if my patients were aware of these 14 facts… 1. Medications come in different dosages. You might take...
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Nurse Bling: 9 Fall Finds

What’s not to love about fall? The air is crisp, your favorite holiday drinks are poised to make a triumphant return and all kinds of...
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Nurse Bling: Coffee ‘n’ Tea, Tea ‘n’ Coffee

. Fall is around the corner, and colder weather isn’t far behind. The good news? Coffee and tea (aka nurse fuel) are officially acceptable in doses...
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12 Memorable “First-Time” Nurse Moments

Nursing is a profession filled with first-time experiences. For better or for worse, we’re pretty sure they never come to a stop. Then there are...
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Because of Nursing Research: End-of-Life Care in the ICU

Patients in an ICU are usually very sick or seriously injured. Many are unconscious or incapacitated and most require technology to support life. They...
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Because of Nursing Research: Helping Families COPE with Premature Births

Most expectant parents look forward to the arrival of a healthy, well-developed baby. A premature birth drastically alters this expectation. The parents will have...
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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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Text-Message Conversations Only Nurses Have

  How about it, nurses…do these look familiar ?   1 When you go out with friends and give your number out to a cute stranger…    .  2 When your significant other attempts...
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You Know You’re In For a Crazy Shift When…

Mama said there would be days like this. Actually, Mama may not have known about days quite like this. Here are the early signs that...

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