Ghosts of Patients Past
Every nurse, every where has them
I retired after 26+ years as a nurse. Sometimes the enormity of that still hits me square in the face. All. The. Patients. I touched in My Life. And All. The. Patients. who touched me.
A lot of them are gone. The number one rule in healthcare has always been this — you can’t save everyone. And I didn’t. I couldn’t. I did what I could, with…