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I want to share a funny anecdote to demonstrate the art of communication.

Recently a Nurse Manager friend at a nearby agency shared that one of her staff nurses was asking for help with a patient whose loved ones were demanding hydration for their dad who is no longer eating or drinking fluids. He’s terminally ill and hydration is not recommended as it can cause more harm than good in the last days. But the family is in total denial and insisting we try.  His veins are shot as well as shriveled from the dehydration, but the attending physician asked for the nurse to try one liter of fluid just to calm down the drama.

So my friend texted the nurse back (on their encrypted messaging system) and suggested trying “… Read More

More Details Here >> https://thenursingsite.com/2019/06/creating-confusion-with-nursing-jargon/

I want to share a funny anecdote to demonstrate the art of communication.

Recently a Nurse Manager friend at a nearby agency shared that one of her staff nurses was asking for help with a patient whose loved ones were demanding hydration for their dad who is no longer eating or drinking fluids. He’s terminally ill and hydration is not recommended as it can cause more harm than good in the last days. But the family is in total denial and insisting we try.  His veins are shot as well as shriveled from the dehydration, but the attending physician asked for the nurse to try one liter of fluid just to calm down the drama.

So my friend texted the nurse back (on their encrypted messaging system) and suggested trying “… Read More

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