Vicarious trauma, burnout and moral distress define the symptoms experienced by those of us called to help people in need. The definitions are easy; the cure is elusive.
I get what I’m asking for – a frustrated and angry patient.
Story Rewritten: Man Dead on the Street
I’ve never felt better from a diabetes standpoint; the only problem now is that I’m dying.
Olympics aren’t just for Rio! Just stop by your local emergency department for more fun than 5 circles can contain
Part 3 of an ER nurse’s experience as a patient.
Answers from Keeping it Real Here they are! Check your answers and see how you did. Section 1: Anatomy Identify the following anatomical locations 1] Eucharist “I’ve got fireballs in my Eucharist” Answer: Uterus 2] The nutbag and booty hole “I’ve got a sore between my nutbag and booty hole” Answer: The Perineum 3] Jawn “My jawn…… Continue reading The Answers Are In!
The story continues… …and with a mix of excitement and trepidation I’m off on a 60 mile trip to the transplant center. I’m traveling alone as Amy is making plans to follow later in the day. I arrive around 4 a.m. and I’m ushered to the transplant floor. Here I learn my new pancreas is…… Continue reading Spare Parts: Part One