August 6, 2010, 1:11 pm
Wow – another two weeks has flown by, which means it’s time for another edition of Change of Shift!
Once again, my nurse blogging colleagues have written an interesting, thoughtful group of posts for your perusal!
Keith Carlson is the fantastic writer behind Digital Doorway, and a regular contributor to Change of Shift. This week’s post left me angry and appalled. It is also wins this week’s “Editor’s Choice”. Check outÂ In the ER……. See if your blood pressure doesn’t rise…..
Okay, so Keith gets me all riled up and Katie Morales at NursesNetwork writes a post that has steam coming our of my ears!Â Think we’ve made strides in women’s health? Think again after reading When will it be about our health and not our figure? Indeed.
Nurse Me describes a humorous, but poignant vignette in Feeding the Fantasy. (My patients are never mistake me for a movie heroine….)
Sometimes “you just have to go for it”, says Nurse Teeny in Keep On Keepin’ On, at The Makings of a Nurse.
Frustration. As nurses, we haz it. Jo has her on “There is a fracture. I need to fix it.” moment at Head Nurse. If you haven’t seen the video of that phrase in action, you can see it on the post.
Here’s a post after my own heart! NP Saves Lives says I’m No Physician Extender at The Nurse Practitioner’s Place.
I now bow the “I am not worthy” bow a la Wayne’s World towards The Muse, RN, who has developed a new nursing theory! Don’t let the term “theory” turn you off – this is great. Read all about RN Leaders/Academics: No Respect Theory.
Ian at ImpactedNurse.com writes a thought-provoking essay on see reality through the patient’s eyes in that from a long way off look like flies.
Does having money equate with being happy? Dr. Dean at the Millionaire Nurse Blog wants to know in Happiness-Money: What Say You?
When writing is not enough…. Randall at Under the Mosquito Net describes a communication FAIL in A Heart Shocker.
Max is baaaaack! : D Well, at least for this post! Find out what he’s up to in Not Quite Goodbye posted at It Shouldn’t Happen In Health Care.
Wanderer at Lost on the Floor muses on patients on the floor, literally, in Falling Down. He’s right. There are no reasonable expectations in health care any more.
At the AJN blog, Off the Charts, Peggy McDaniel wonders if you are Still Confused About Health Care Reform? Welcome to the Club.
That concludes this edition of Change of Shift! Thanks for reading and many thanks to those who submitted.
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