National Nurses Week begins every year on May 6 and ends May 12th. These dates coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale.
Nurses are awesome and every day I want you to remember why you are special and awesome.
1. Nurses are awesome because they are passionate about their work.... Click here to continue.
Guest Article by Dr Tabinda
John Gotti the American gangster rightly stated “If you think your boss is stupid, remember, you wouldn’t have a job if he were any smarter.”
Jokes aside, during my clinical experience as a doctor, I worked under many bosses, colleagues and subordinates. In fact, I... Click here to continue.
Our patients are often faced with end of life decisions. Some of these decisions are medically related like; should they continue being dependent on the ventilator or do they want to get off and face whatever happens? Some decide not to have resuscitation should their heart... Click here to continue.
After many years of not being a patient, I was one last year. I’d forgotten how it feels to be on the other side and be under the care of a nurse.
The nurse taking care of me had several other patients to focus on, probably five or... Click here to continue.
I once worked with a nurse who nobody would have guessed suffered from substance abuse.
He was the most pleasant and kindest nurse on the unit.
Being an operating-room nurse, his role was to give the patients premedication prior to surgery.
The main premedication that was given was Pethidine.
Pethidine... Click here to continue.
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