Those Emergency Blues: Generation Gaps

I recently took a course with nurses of varied years of experience and ages, but it was primarily made up of fairly new graduate nurses within the last year or two. During one lecture the facilitator was speaking about the future of nursing and how we need to address the current issues and challenges that ...

Those Emergency Blues: Jean, ROSC*

So as J mentioned before, I was in a near catatonic state due to my VSA* computer which has fortunately been resuscitated. The hypothermia post resuscitation care was beneficial but it suffered an anoxic brain injury that may not be possible to overcome. Despite this crushing blow, (more so financially really since I do not feel like ...

Those Emergency Blues: The phrases junior nurses and most staff do not care to hear from senior nurses…

… and other examples of nurses eating their young… A few statements I’ve heard in the last few years that I shall share periodically. “It is more important that I get all of my breaks than you young folk because I’m older and need to rest more often” I fail to understand how one person’s ...