Monthly Archives: July 2011

When a Nurse Gets Sick, Who Will Take Care of Them?

Yesterday, during my 3-11pm shift,  I had  one of the scariest shift  in my nursing career. At around 6pm, I started feeling dizzy, then after wards, I felt cold… I  checked my temperature… it was 38.5°C… I was  starting to … Continue reading

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Killing the Time… Thank God for Archie!

Since my daughter is confined in a hospital right now….we pretty much don’t have a lot of things to get busy with….while I was starting to get bored with the television, I got curious with what my daughter was concentrating … Continue reading

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What’s More Tiring and Draining, Physical stress or Psychological stress?

Physical stress is usually experienced by construction workers, street sweepers, household helpers and the like… While Psychological stress are usually being encountered by students, scientists, writers, business executives etc. Some would say that physical stress is easier to deal with … Continue reading

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On a Dayoff but Still in a Hospital…

Yesterday, we took our 8-year old daughter to her pediatrician due to recurrent high grade fever. Based on her laboratory results (CBC, urinalysis), her doctor advised for admission. Because she’d been having fever for three days and had poor appetite, … Continue reading

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Coffee… Anyone?

I’m on a nuct shift and it’s my coffee break. Would you like some? Maybe when I’m already old and already retired from this work, I would definitely miss this time of my shift. I would miss sitting here, sipping … Continue reading

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Two Ways Of Dying

I observed that there are two ways of dying. One way is to die painfully but quickly and the other one is to die slowly, maybe not as painful as the first one but agonizingly slow. Cases such as vehicular … Continue reading

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I’M ONLY HUMAN

I had a busy shift yesterday….I mean, a really busy shift…. A post operative patient was brought to us straight from the operating room… admitting diagnosis, repeat exploratory laparotomy, hartmann’s procedure, septic shock, diabetes mellitus,…well, never mind knowing what that … Continue reading

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