Just some (hopefully) amusing tales from the ICU.
Unfriendly reminder that in America it’s reasonable to say an unarmed black kid deserved to be shot six times because he might have robbed a convenience store, but a white kid shouldn’t be kicked off the high school football team just because he violently raped a girl.
There’s a certain joy that caring for others brings to your life. For a few brief moments in time you’re able to forget about external difficulties, hospital politics, unit backbiting tendencies, and other assorted daily administrative challenges designed to test your patience. It’s those moments when it’s just you, and your patient, that you are reminded of why you wanted to be a nurse, even in the midst of a disastrous day