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Transplant nurses day

As a post-renal transplant coordinator, I serve as the advocate responsible for coordinating all activity for the transplant patient and their family. This includes, but is not limited to:

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Thirdhand smoke – after the cigarette goes out the harm continues

Do you ever go into a home where there are smokers and it reeks of smoke even though no one is smoking there at the time? Smoke does not just … Full Entry »

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Invisible disabilities: Advocating for the unseen

Parents of preemies often remark on how one can never quite seem to leave the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) behind. Sometimes they are referring to the emotional effects of a … Full Entry »

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Pulmonary hypertension: Kayleigh’s story

Kayleigh was a healthy child, other than being diagnosed with a heart murmur at birth. She played soccer, was a camo belt in Tae Kwon Do, she took dance, gymnastic, … Full Entry »

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Third Annual Mental Health Collaborative: Creating a Positive Journey in Transition

Life is full of transitions. We don’t ever really get to stay in the same place forever, and some of us might not want to! For children and teens, there … Full Entry »

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