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Your Summer Wish List—As Told By Us

All in good fun, we’ve concocted a summer wish list we think any nurse can appreciate. Of course, we don’t presume to know all of your...
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“My Guilty Pleasure At Work Is…”

Crazy patients, ridiculous schedules, overbearing doctors…yep, nursing is one heck of a tough job! Sometimes, you just need a two-minute time-out at work—if you...
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Things That No Nurse Would Ever Say

We know that there are things nurses say every day. And then there are things that only nurses say. But we also know there...
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10 Funny Signs I Was Destined To Become A Nurse

As a kid, I never thought of being a nurse. It wasn’t until my mid-20s, after a degree in a totally unrelated field, that...
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5 Reasons Why Every Nurse Should Consider Adopting A Dog

You’ve toyed with the idea of getting a dog—at least twice this month, even. But reality always seems to take a backhand to your semi-optimistic face, and...
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Top 10 Worst Hospital Visitors

This list? It comes straight from nurses who apparently have seen it all. But maybe you’ve seen worse? 10. The man who snuck in three cats...
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10 Things A Nurse Would NEVER Say!

As a nurse, you probably feel like you repeat yourself ALL the time with every new patient who comes onto your unit. So just for fun...
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Why Don’t Nurses Ever Get Real Vacations? 7 Solutions…

Here’s the issue: No matter where you go in the world, you’re still a nurse, and you’re compelled to do “nurse-y” things, like save...
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Top 10 Things Nurses Say In Their Sleep!

A nurse’s job is one that tends to stick with you beyond typical business hours and job description. Even when you settle down at...
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11 Nursing Diagnoses That Don’t Exist…But Ought To

Sure, nurses diagnose patients all the time…but have you ever felt like you needed to diagnose yourself? Sometimes your shift (or week, or month)...

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