And the heartbeat goes on: Nurse’s gift memento of patients’ final thumps

Becker’s Hospital Review reports: How this Intermountain nurse comforts deceased patients’ families Written by Mackenzie Bean A registered nurse at Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Medical Center is responsible for spearheading an initiative to comfort the families of patients who died at the hospital’s respiratory intensive care unit, reports KSL TV. To comfort patients’ relatives, Lisa Beglarian, […]

Tyrannosaurus Rx: “The day I removed a toy dinosaur from a woman’s vagina”

The Guardian published an article called “The day I removed a toy dinosaur from a woman’s vagina“. It’s a firsthand medical report by a student nurse who uses the pen name Poppy Ward. The article includes the image you see here, from an entity named Alamy: (Thanks to Adam K. Olson for bringing this to our attention.) BONUS QUESTION: Should […]