Archive | March, 2012

e-books

E-books are electronic copies of a book.  You can start reading the book as soon as you pay for it. E-books offer the convenience of size and portability.  You can store your entire library on a laptop or other device.  E-books are priced lower than the hard copy versions. You can download the book or read […]

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A Best Nursing Story

When all of your plans go astray, what do you do?  I was a staff nurse on a busy medical ward.  I had an almost full patient load and I had a plan to accomplish all I needed to do.  The morning was going well. The care was getting done, intravenous infusions were working well […]

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A Worst Nursing Story

Years ago, I worked as a “float nurse” at our local County Hospital on the evening shift. I reported to work one evening and the supervisor said, “We need you on Ward X (not the real name) this evening.  Ward X was a psychiatric ward.  It was used for treating minor psychiatric emergencies and as […]

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