Well, there is a disease known as giantism . Essentially the patient goes very quickly both in terms of height as well as girth. Usually there is some sort of disorder to the pituitary gland. From what I’ve heard, though pituitary surgery is absolutely no one’s idea of a good time, the treatment is usually successful.… Continue reading Daily Prompt: Giant
So here it is, if anybody cares to be interested. It really isn’t anything particularly special. nursing-philosophy1. But hopefully it gets across my ideas about people, and environment and health and nursing. Let me know what you think. I used to think that nursing was simple. After all, what do nurses do? Help the doctor… Continue reading Finally got done with paper
A lot of stuff actually. First of all, I have gone per diem, which probably prompt a redesign of the site. Also, there is a lot of things going on in the news….Zika (which as been there a while), marijuana, types of euthanasia. I’m in a BSN program, and shortly have to come up with… Continue reading Stuff to talk about, nursing topics, knitting and cats
My family wasn’t happy with me, but I was hoping to relieve some of the staffing issues (at least for one day). And since I usually work 11 to 7 it wasn’t that much of a sacrifice for me. Somebody asked today an interesting question, “Why can’t we all work together? Why can’t we all… Continue reading Picked up a shift
In the course of trying to knit these socks I have learned all sorts of different things about types of stitches, and the good and bad points of each. Some stitches give more warmth, but they add more bulk (which you had better think about if you are going to try and wear it with… Continue reading Knitting, baking and learning
Because the name of this website is nursingandknitting, I feel honor bound to include what is actually on my needles. Okay, not really. One of the reasons I knit is for stress relief, and at the moment, I happen be knitting a sock. It’s called Almondine Sock, out of Sock Knitting : Master Class. Of… Continue reading Sock Knitting
Nurses get told from the first day of nursing school that we are supposed to advocate for the patient. We do. We point out to the doctors that that med had nasty side effects when they tried it last time, we explain to pharmacy that the dosage that they sent up may will kill that… Continue reading Getting kind of tired of this….