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Welcome to this holiday edition of Grand Rounds! It's the time of year when friends and family gather, when stories are told and memories are made. But the winter weather and short days here in the northern hemisphere seem to prompt brevity in our everyday comings and goings. It seems like the right time to combine storytelling and brevity and channel Charlotte, one of the most masterful storytellers I met during a childhood spent with my nose in a book…………..
That had to be the fastest two weeks on record!It’s time for another Change of Shift!There is some rumor going around that a holiday is coming up, but the only decorations around here consist of APA handbooks and nursing texts.Apparently the nurses of the blogosphere are all busy, because this week it’s Change of Shift “Light”! You know, like those little 100 calorie packs of snacks you love? Well think of this as a 100 calorie Change of Shift!
2. Mars Rescue by James H. Dawdy
3. What’s More Affordable than Free? by Hans Patrick Griesser
It was a slow day on the floor and my patient, whose hair was falling out from chemo, had just asked me to shave his head.
“Sure,” I said, even though, despite the two years plus I’ve spent in oncology nursing, I had yet to shave anyone’s head……….
PTSDConference RT @militarypathway Only 51% of OIF/OEF vets w/ reported symptoms of PTSD have sought treatmnt (Tanielian & Jaycox, 2008) http://tr.im/FBoU about 15 hours ago from Twitterrific
Polling for the favorite finalist stopped at 11:59 PM on 11 Dec 2009 and, like American Idol, the blog-o-sphere tallied the most votes for "Taking Care of the Healthcare Pest," submitted by "Elisabeth" of Peidmont Healthcare.