✃ Zero dollar I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse eBook: Lee Gutkind: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. ͎ Kindle Author Lee Gutkind ᾤ Booklist ReviewMarch 15, 2013Expect to be moved by this anthology of tales from the front line, written by veteran nurses and nurses in training One contributor describes her experiences as a nursing student at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, when the disease was called gay related immune deficiency syndrome, particularly her nurse s intuition, that is, knowing when a patient is going to die There was a stigma to the work I was doing, she writes But I eventually got to a point where I wasn t afraid to say, when someone asked what I did, I work with persons who are dying of AIDS Several of the essayists lace their emotional tales with humor A University of Pennsylvania nursing student records her friends reaction to her job So you actually cleaned up poop A woman who survived Hodgkin s lymphoma as a teen becomes an oncology nurse And a male nurse recounts watching a person die for the first time Essayists note that they re not supposed to get too close to patients, but they do it anyway It s easy to love these empathetic people, and their beautifully written stories Karen SpringenThis collection of true narratives reflects the dynamism and diversity of nurses, who provide the first vital line of patient care Here, nurses remember their first sticks, first births, and first deaths, and reflect on what gets them though long, demanding shifts, and keeps them in the profession The stories reveal many voices from nurses at different stages of their careers One nurse in training longs to be trusted with important procedures, while another questions her ability to care for nursing home residents An efficient young emergency room nurse finds his life and career irrevocably changed by a car accident A nurse practitioner wonders whether she has violated professional boundaries in her care for a homeless man with AIDS, and a home care case manager is the sole attendee at a funeral for one of her patients What connects these stories is the passion and strength of the writers, who struggle against burnout and bureaucracy to serve their patients with skill, empathy, and strength. Jesus Wasn t Crucified on Friday or Resurrected Sunday About one billion Protestants and another Catholics believe that Jesus Christ was crucified entombed a afternoon Good raised to life again at daybreak Easter morning, day half later Disney Facts Revealed: Answers to Fans Curious Questions (Disney Editions Deluxe) I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse eBook: Lee Gutkind: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse eBook: Lee Gutkind: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Format Kindle
- 320 pages
- Lee Gutkind
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