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The Dangers of Being a Nurse - Are the Risks Worth Taking?

The Dangers of Being a Nurse – Are the Risks Worth Taking?

They say nurses are real life superheroes. Aside from saving lives, nurses also face dangers every shift. Even though it’s not tangibly intense like what see in action movies, the risks nurses deal are discretely perilous. The real life villains are just lurking around the hospital corners waiting to unfold on nurse’s weakest moments. But...
2016 Presidential Candidates - Who will win the votes of Nurses ?

2016 Presidential Candidates – Who will win the votes of Nurses ?

Who among the presidential candidates won the heart of most nurses? Election 2016 is fast approaching! Just few more weeks and we will be exercising our rights. So, if you are given a chance to vote today among the presidential candidates, who will it be? If you are still undecided which among the presidential candidates...
15 Shocking Things Nurses Discover on Duty

15 Shocking Things Nurses Discover on Duty

The nursing profession will never fail to surprise us. Even though how much we emotionally and physically prepare ourselves for duty, there will always be a circumstance that comes like a bolt from the blue. Here are some examples that probably you can relate to: When your patient tells you he/she never passed out for...
Death, Ice, and Life: The Art of Saving Patients Lives

Death, Ice, and Life: The Art of Saving Patients Lives

“Bringing patients back from the dead”, “frozen back to life”, or “rising the departed”: these are only some expressions they coined to describe the effect of a humble ice to patients post-cardiac arrest. But what is this method truly about? In medical term, it is known as therapeutic hypothermia. It is an intentionally induced reduction...
Why Nurses are Not Always at Patient’s Bedside?

Why Nurses are Not Always at Patient’s Bedside?

A folk of the patient walked to the nurse’s station and complained why nurses are doing paper works instead of attending to the patients. If only the patients and their significant others knew that we, nurses don’t have a choice but to finish our clerical work aside from our nursing responsibilities. According to an article...
Student Nurse’s Life: Expectation vs. Reality

Student Nurse’s Life: Expectation vs. Reality

Go to nursing school people said, it would be fun they said. That’s what you thought until you enroll to nursing school. And you’ll realize life is not a piece of cake, but a piece of poop inside a patient’s diaper. Well, I think our expectation versus reality will never be the same. 1. Expectation:...
Nurse’s Post - Duty Syndrome

Nurse’s Post – Duty Syndrome

Admit it. Even after work you still talk, walk, and act like a nurse. Though sometimes, you try to avoid or deny it, but it seems like you’ve been infected by the nursing virus and you can’t get it out in your system. Symptoms and behaviors you are probably experiencing are: You go to sleep...
25 Things Nurses Hate to Happen While on Their Duty

25 Things Nurses Hate to Happen While on Their Duty

There are so many things that could go wrong in a shift but there are just stand-outs which most nurses in the hospital could relate to. So I’ve jotted several mishaps that nurses experienced from different hospitals and narrowed them down to the most common and relatable incidents. 1.When the hospitalist/resident-on-duty is unapproachable, sarcastic, and...
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