Nurses and healthcare workers can have a number of injuries occur as they care for their patients. I have heard of nurses switching from working with adults to working with babies because it is easier on their bodies. What kind of work-related injuries have you seen in your career?

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Here in New Mexico we have many rattlesnakes slithering around. Have you ever encountered one of these in your path? I once cared for a patient who had a rattlesnake on her front lawn and she tried to shoo it away. Obviously this didn't go well because she became my patient later that night! What do you do if someone has been bit by a rattlesnake?

Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is the "flesh-eating" bacteria that you sometimes hear about in the news.   How do people contract this horrible and sometimes fatal infection?  Is it just pure, bad luck? How many patients die every year from this infection? Check out this quick explanation from an ICU RN.

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Take a few minutes to read the story of Eva Grace who was born with a terminal condition called anencephaly.  Her parents had a plan for her birth and organ donation, but things never seem to quite go as planned.  

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Wayne Brackin, the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Baptist Health South Florida, talks about evacuation plans for hospitals that will come in contact with Hurricane Irma.  I couldn't imagine trying to transport all of those patients to safety in such a short amount of time.

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