I frequently care for patients with advanced cancer. A majority have tried some combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Yet, many land back in the hospital because the cancer returned or spread widely. This leaves...Read More
Author: Mary Ann Papageorge
Nurses crying. That’s what I hear from fellow nurses on the front lines treating Covid-19 patients. A nurse will begin the shift crying and end it crying. Crying. And we are not a profession that cries easily. Frontline...Read More
I have some patients, friends and family that are in one form of crisis or another during this time of isolation and concern with COVID-19. Whether that crisis is physical, emotional, financial or spiritual they are all in...Read More
COVID-19 has us all thinking about the same thing: Death We are thinking of death in one form or another: death in numbers, death in its potential, and death as a threat. Death has crept into the back of our minds and taken up...Read More
I am thinking of you all. My bedside nursing has significantly cut back over the last few weeks. Using video to interact with my patients has become my new tool in caring for the ill, the community and myself. I never fathomed I...Read More
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