5 Tips to Help you Master the Art of Storytelling in Nursing

          Several years ago, I worked with a surgeon who used to explain the disease process to his patients by telling them that their livers looked like cheese, or their hearts worked like a second-hand car. The patients were so frightened that many of them probably died out of fear rather than from the diagnosis.   Having the art of storytelling can be a powerful tool that can be used to explain and clarify a lot in the medical profession. You can use storytelling to explain procedures, the disease process, end of life and lots more to […]

Are You Adding Colorful Foods To Your Diet?

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  When your meal consists of just one or two colors, not only does it not look appetizing and inviting, but you may be missing out on some nutritional value. We are constantly reminded to eat three to five servings of fruit and vegetables daily. Scientists have discovered that highly pigmented fruits and vegetables have phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are natural biochemical components found in fruits and vegetables which work together with vitamins, minerals and fiber to promote good health. Health care workers and nurses handle patients with severe infections on a day-to-day basis. If you are not healthy and your immune […]