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Monday, December 23, 2013

Diary of an intensive-care nurse | New York Post

Diary of an intensive-care nurse | New York Post:


“Diary of an intensive-care nurse,” By Kristen McConnell December 9, 2012 in the New York Post http://nypost.com/2012/12/09/diary-of-an-intensive-care-nurse/

Poignant words from “Diary of an intensive-care nurse,” By Kristen McConnell December 9, 2012 in the New York Post: “… I also understood the nurses who voice their advocacy of natural death — and their fear of ending up like some of our patients — in regular discussions of plans for DNR tattoos. For example: ‘I am going to tattoo DO NOT RESUSCITATE across my chest. No, across my face, because they won’t take my gown off. I am going to tattoo DO NOT INTUBATE above my lip.’ Another nurse says that instead of DNR, she’s going to be DNA, Do Not Admit… But the oldest nurse on my unit has instructed her children never to call 911 for her…”

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