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7 Strange Truths About the Hospital

As you may know, I am a Registered Nurse. I work on a busy medical floor in a large hospital. After working there for nearly 3 years I have grown accustomed to the hospital environment. I have realized though that a hospital is a strange place. There are things about it that are anything but ordinary. In many ways, it has its own culture. I recently took care of a patient who was 95 and had …

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Raising Awareness of Kidney Disease: Thoughts From A Kidney Nurse

Today is World Kidney Day! In honor of this special day, I thought I would share my thoughts about kidneys and also raise awareness of kidney disease and failure. I worry about my kidneys a lot. Probably more than the average person (the average person might not even know what the kidneys do). This is because I have seen first hand how important they are to our overall health as a Registered Nurse. Kidney Disease is …

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