Before I proceed, I'd like to indulge and share my moment of magical thinking, and admit I'd hoped to get some answers from the Neanderthal DNA on RhD disease. Sadly, there were no new answers, so I'll proceed with the debunking for those few people who want science facts and not magical … [Read more...] about Rh Negative Blood: Neanderthals Not Responsible
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Well, I've lived to see the day when human volunteers for clinical drug research studies have managed to turn it into a bona-fide job. They also call themselves professionals. Go Pigs! No joke! I'm talking real job. A real job as in quitting your low paying one … [Read more...] about New Job Category: Guinea Pig
Who are these people on TV who live in an alternate parallel universe, but think they have something to say to the rest of us? For those who couldn't comprehend, Miss Johnson is a nurse "lifesaver" and she believes this is her most important and valuable talent. I found her skit refreshing and … [Read more...] about A Nurses’s Skit Shakes ‘The View’
Blood transfusions are life savers; especially for trauma victims. I don't think the average non-medical person understands how many transfusions are occurring in Level I trauma centers across the country every single day. Trying to save a life in desperate situations can burn through a hospital's … [Read more...] about Rh Negative Blood: What’s in an enzyme?
I'm happy to announce THE WAR NURSE is a finalist in the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in Historical Fiction. The winners and finalists will be recognized at a reception in New York during BEA on May 27th at the Harvard Club. I'd love to go, but sadly I have surgery scheduled. All … [Read more...] about Finalist! 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards: Historical Fiction
I write a cozy mystery series about a home healthcare nurse entrepreneur called "Text-A-Nurse." I was writing Book 3 Body Magnet when the story broke of Ebola in a Dallas hospital. As a former critical care nurse, I knew immediately the staff would be swimming in chaos. I got so aggravated by the … [Read more...] about NURSES LIVES MATTER