Trawling the web this week has revealed the following excellent articles – get reading!
Surviving a long shift is something I can dearly relate to. So many times on shift (night duty is the real killer) I’ve found myself dragging my heels, staggering around and really just concentrating hard on not drooling in public!
“Advocating for a patient means to speak up, and to shut up and listen. It means to fight for the patient, when no one else will. It’s not easy. Most fights are not.” Being a patient advocate is a really important part of nursing. Want to hear a low down, straight talking take on patient advocacy? Read more about The Silent Nurse and the Death of Nursing Advocacy at Reality Rounds.
credit: Bogdan Suditu
Apparently someone wanted to change the theme of this change of shift to “The battle of the 50+ lists!” Here’s the top three contenders:
- Holistic medicine is about looking after the spiritual, emotional, social and lifestyle needs of patients as well as their physical well being. Martha from Nursing Online Degree shares with us the Top 50 Holistic Medicine Blogs.
Before you check out of here, the following articles from around the web are also worth a look:
Thanks again to emergiblog, and welcome to Change Of Shift volume 4!