It Was a Day

I’ve just returned home from a long shift. I remember when they told us shifts were 12 hours long. They never mentioned that 12 hours actually isn’t enough in many cases. To do what we do, and to do it well, it takes more than that. They say nursing is 24 hours…they’re not wrong. I truly get that. Today presented many of the usual obstacles. A few rapid responses. A septic work-up. Inserting a Foley…

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