Night Shift - Is It More Than Just Annoying? →
itsjustcharli: Risky night shift Night shiftwork is in the spotlight again, with a Danish Cancer Society study showing that it is associated with a 40 percent increased risk of breast cancer in woman workers. Meanwhile, an Australian study showed that nurses and midwives who switched from day to night shift tended to put on weight, while those who moved from nights to days lost weight [surveyed...
Behind the Medic: Nurse Runs-Like-Wind
Cranquis: Oh nuts, I forgot to give this work excuse note to that last patient.
Nurse: Oh, no problem, I'll run and give it to her.
Cranquis: But she left the exam room like 5 minutes ago, I'm sure she's gone from the building by now.
Nurse: Doc, she's 7 months pregnant, and I'm not -- I'll catch her.
Dear New Nursing Graduate... →
The selfless people in medicine are the people a... →
cranquis: wifeofadocstar: by Ryan Stewart, DO It’s been two days now since I basked in the glory. I still find myself floating above the ground. I can still feel the weight of the heavy gown and the velvet tam. I can feel the tickle of the tassel on my ear. My eyes fill with tears at the thought of my classmates – those who toiled alongside me – experiencing the same emotions. The reminders...
Inspiration: A Letter to Hollywood: Nurses Are... →
rubylipstick1: Dear Hollywood, We, the nurses of the world, have something to say to you. Nurses are not what you think. Nurses are independent, highly educated, and skilled healthcare experts who save lives every single day. We work hard and are dedicated to making differences in people’s lives. And we…
The Blog..: Treating a Nation of Anxious Wimps →
We’ve become a nation of hypochondriacs. Every sneeze is swine flu, every headache a tumor. And at great expense, we deliver fantastically prompt, thorough and largely unnecessary care. There is tremendous financial pressure on physicians to keep patients happy. But unlike business, in medicine…
In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology....– Oliver Sacks (via amultitudeintransportsofjoy)