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Top 10 Things Patients Have Said To Me

With apologies to David Letterman…the top 10 things patients have said to me: 10. “How much would it cost for you to date my son? I’m...
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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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The Unofficial Nurse Stress-O-Meter

A truly hectic day for a nurse pretty much redefines the word “stress.” That’s why it can be so hard to assess the level of...
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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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The Top 10 Craziest Things Patients Have Insisted On Keeping In Their Hospital Rooms!

Some hospital patients are unforgettable, whether because of their terrible visitors or their wild antics. Occasionally, even their rooms become memorable to the poor...
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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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