eLetters: Corresponding With Nurses

 
 
  • Health Care Without Harm How does your work setting handle medical waste? Learn more about medical waste and the effects on patients, workers, and the environment.
  • Overcoming Dystonia This nurse not only took on the multiple challenges of critical care nursing and completing her master's degree, but she did so while trying to cope with her own chronic and painful illness.
  • Sexual Dysfunction The care in this hospital-based, nurse-run clinic is provided by advanced practice nurses and other nursing staff. Learn how it works.
  • Center for Nursing Advocacy Angelic, invisible, unskilled, or worse -- are you concerned with how the media portrays nurses? Read more about a grassroots effort to change these negative depictions.
  • Nursing in the HIV/AIDS Pandemic Meet Anne Sliney, a nurse working for the Clinton Foundation, who supports and educates other nurses worldwide in their struggle to keep up with the ever-changing demands of AIDS nursing.
  • Nursing at NASA Who provides healthcare to the astronauts? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work for the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration?
  • Disaster Nursing After the Tsunami "I learned how to be strong in the face of unbelievable loss and adversity, how to keep going when the world you know is gone forever, and how to find hope and happiness when you have nothing left."
  • New Zealand Ear Nurse Specialists What does an "ear nurse" do in New Zealand?
  • Itinerant Nursing in Southwest Alaska Imagine providing nursing care in a place where snow-peaked mountains meet the water and the temperature is minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Heaven Sent -- Parish Nurses Are Making a Difference What is a parish nurse? We interviewed a nurse who has developed an active program in her community.
  • Nursing in Iraq Read our interview with a nurse working in Iraq: "Nurses in Iraq need more than help; they need empowerment, encouragement, and genuine support."
  • An Introduction to Nurses House Who can the nurse turn to when she needs support?
  • Notes From Kuwait Read how a family nurse practitioner functions on a healthcare team in Kuwait.
  • SARS in Toronto -- Nurses on the Front Lines Nurses are on duty 24 hours a day, exposed to and caring for people with SARS. Medscape interviewed a Toronto RN to get a first-hand account of the situation for nurses in that city.
  • School Nursing For the school nurse, there is no such thing as a typical day.
  • Nursing Behind Locked Doors There is no such thing as a typical day when working in a prison setting.
  • Flight Nursing in the United Kingdom Imagine providing care to patients within the confines of an airplane.
  • Nursing With a Humanitarian Assistance Organization Dysentery, worms, and pneumonia were the most common problems seen by this nurse caring for displaced people in Afghanistan. Learn what it is like to work with a humanitarian assistance mission.
  • Life as a Kibbutz Nurse In this email interview, learn about practicing as a nurse on a kibbutz.
  • Notes From Afghanistan What is it like to provide care to earthquake victims in a remote area of Afghanistan?