Coping With Medical Emergencies on Vacation

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Coping With Medical Emergencies on Vacation

Preparing for a travel crisis

By Diane Barnet, RN

About to set off on a month-long family road trip, I suddenly realized I did not have a copy of my current vision prescription. My glasses were expensive, and if they wound up broken or misplaced my only extra pair were tinted to used as sunglasses. A quick trip to my optician solved the problem, but left me wondering what other — and far more serious — medical emergencies could be avoided with a little ...

This Month's Book Pick

The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients Lives

The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients Lives

Reviewed By Christine Contillo, RN, BSN, PHN

Author Theresa Brown, RN, BSN, Ph.D., found nursing as a second career after teaching college English. She’s one ...

California Nursing Specialties

Pulmonary Hypertension Coordinator: Casey Wollenberg, RN, CCRN

Pulmonary Hypertension Coordinator: Casey Wollenberg, RN, CCRN

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Geriatric Nursing: Interview with Karen San Diego-De Guzman, RN, BSN

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