May 24, 2014
If a medical specialty were a Game of Thrones Character

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If a medical specialty were a Game of Thrones Character

Cardiology is Theon Greyjoy

cardiologyCardiology, you poor tortured soul with a horrible life. Let’s be honest, you got yourself into this.

Psychiatry is Ned Stark

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April 26, 2014
"Years ago, death was considered a natural part of life and most people died at home, surrounded by families. Today, most people die in hospitals and death is commonly regarded as a medical failure rather than a natural event."

Emergency Nursing made Incredibly Easy (2007) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (via traumabarbie)

This is what I have been trying to say!

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At a cost of billions and billions of dollars that could be spent on far less futile care, but we’re all too chicken-shit to have end of life discussions like rational adults.

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Every time I have a 90+ year old dementia, bed-bound pt on NPO for PEG placement the next day (which never happens for some various schedule change in the OR), I can’t help but hum Oasis “Live Forever”. Because apparently “you and I are gonna live forever…..”

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March 28, 2014
Safe Staffing Saves Lives!

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Nurses:

Your unit is understaffed. There aren’t enough nurses available to provide safe, quality care. So in your role as patient advocate, you do what? Complain in the break room during the five minutes you get to cram food down your throat?

Not good enough.

Tomorrow hundreds of nurses (myself…

March 2, 2014
House of Cards

Just finished House of Cards Season 2. Trying to come to grips with how much I root for the bad guy, namely, Claire Underwood. Something about her cold calculations I envy. I hate how I cry too easily.

March 2, 2014
WHEN I HAVE A CRAZY ASSIGNMENT BUT IT’S MY LAST SHIFT BEFORE I’M OFF FOR SEVERAL DAYS

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February 16, 2014
WHEN I WANT TO QUICKLY CHECK A BLOOD SUGAR BUT ALL THE GLUCOMETERS NEED A QC CHECK

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July 3, 2012
The packaging alone is worth the purchase. Comes with a free sample of Mr. Sparkle!

The packaging alone is worth the purchase. Comes with a free sample of Mr. Sparkle!

June 27, 2012
Tomorrow’s breakfast, prepped: white peaches, walnuts and almonds with agave syrup, cinnamon, ancho chile powder and pinch of salt

Tomorrow’s breakfast, prepped: white peaches, walnuts and almonds with agave syrup, cinnamon, ancho chile powder and pinch of salt

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June 20, 2012
Summer Solstice Yoga, Times Square 6/20/12

Summer Solstice Yoga, Times Square 6/20/12

June 20, 2012
Can’t wait to pit some cherries!

Can’t wait to pit some cherries!

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