Monthly Archives: August 2014

Pain

I had spoken to the surgeon about the patient before she rolled into the recovery room. Getting a handle on any special needs the patient might have helps me take better care of them.  Some issues I find are important to … Continue reading

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705.5 hours out of 1000!

I’m just saying…..705.5 hours out of 1000!   Yippppeeeee!  4 months + to go.

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Part Two of a Long Day

The 4:30 pm nurse was leaving and I was inheriting her patient since I was scheduled until 5:30 pm. I had been watching the patient’s story unfold since he came into PACU.   He was crying when he came into … Continue reading

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Part One of a Long Day

It was the end of a long day.  The 4:30 pm nurse was leaving and I was inheriting her yelling patient.  Holy moly.  I was the lucky RN scheduled until 5:30 pm.  All part of the Witching Hour. A couple … Continue reading

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She Was a Young Thing

She was a  young thing.  5 years old.  A large girl.   Filled up a space.  No room to spare. Even though young she served people well while she was alive.  It was a sudden death.  She went from cool … Continue reading

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Eye on the Prize

  An uneventful day at work.  Easy Peasy. 652.5 hours out of 1000.   I’m keeping my eye on the prize. TIDBIT  A quote from Florence Nightingale: Very little can be done under the spirit of fear.  

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Pumped

Today we were pumped up.  Ready for the days wild schedule.   Bring it on!  We can handle it.  Eye of the Tiger theme music playing in our minds.  Alive. It’s the eye of the tiger, it’s the thrill of the … Continue reading

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