Posts Tagged ‘Nurses’

Medicine in the Air – A Report on In-Flight Emergencies

Posted by • May 29th, 2013

On a recent flight back to Boston, the woman sitting next to me began to have a panic attack about half an hour before we landed. “Can’t deal with turbulence,” she whimpered, grasping my arm.   She closed her eyes and began to mumble a prayer. “It’ll be okay,” I said, trying to talk her down,… Read More…

What’s the best advice you ever got from a nurse?

Posted by • May 11th, 2012

This week (May 6-May 12) is National Nurses Week, ending with the birthday of Florence Nightingale.  In honor of nurses around the world, we’re asking you to share your stories about nurses with whom you’ve worked.  Have you ever been inspired? Or humbled?  What is the best advice you ever got from a nurse? Shelia Hellman… Read More…