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To my last patient…and the last of my patience! Part 1 of 4

This letter was written in 1993, a little over a year after my injury.  This letter details not only what was happening to me shortly after brain injury, but what was happening inside the healthcare system.  The information is accurate and correct as supported by documentation.  It has been retyped, but no other revisions exist. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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A Journey into Darkness … From Nurse to Patient.Traumatic brain injury

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Nurses work with violent patients every day.  Their safety is compromised by combative patient’s and families.  Safety is always a priority for patients, but rarely is safety acknowledged for the nurses themselves.  Or at least it does not appear that way behind closed doors.  They are exceedingly exposed to abuse within the healthcare system, but yet expected to accept it.  This is true for all our of healthcare professionals and caregivers. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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