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Ordinary miracles in nursing

Author: Patricia Winstead-Fry; Deborah Labovitz
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book contains a collection of true stories from ordinary nurses, about ordinary patients, and the ordinary miracles that occur when they come together. Illustrating the routine acts nurses perform to improve the lives of their patients, the stories span a myriad of patients and settings."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Winstead-Fry, Patricia.
Ordinary miracles in nursing.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)607731933
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Winstead-Fry; Deborah Labovitz
ISBN: 076373814X 9780763738143
OCLC Number: 60669083
Description: xvii, 279 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Special delivery / Kenra L. Smith --
Cardiac baby / Carrie A. Moore --
Launching of a miracle / Pamela Daley LaFrentz --
Sweet baby boy / Mary E. Pelrine --
Keelin / Janice M. McCoy --
Dinner with a five-year-old / Ida A. Souza --
All the king's horses and all the king's men / Pamela Daley LaFrentz --
The letter / Susan Grady Bristol --
The unsmiling visitor / Kim Ceccarelli --
Martin makes the team / Judiith Dorwood --
Brian / Kathy Hageseth --
Bottoms up / Janice M. McCoy --
Maria / Patrice E. Harris --
No ordinary Joe / Amy S. Coghill --
What a day / Violet Horst --
A good hair day / Judith Dorward --
Who doo-dooed the worm? Judith Dorward --
The hardest job I have ever loved / Amy Barnes --
In the school nurse's own words / Anne St. Germaine --
Sleeping through the night / Jean Sheerin Coffey --
The young man's feet / Hazel Marie Barmore Wiegert --
Informed choice / Page M. Vandewater. Finding hope / Catherine Thompson --
A gentleman who touched me / Lynn Coletta Simko --
Something to smile about / Stephanie F. Chomos --
Being a nurse / Grayce Massi-Ventura --
I made a difference / Heather Tomlinson Levy --
Care and courage / Noel A Kline --
A patient-delivered eduation / Linda Johnson --
A special patient / Janelle Harris --
A special place in my heart / Kelly A. Cavins --
The art of nursing / Deborah J. Downes --
A final smile / Marie Daniel --
A lesson in total patient care / Ann E. Marsh --
Oops / Kathy Castille-Aliffi --
A day to remember / Melody C. Antoon --
You never know what will happen / Kathy Grimley Baker --
The first time I saw Grace / Pennie DeBoard --
As Angels visit / Marcia Keck Cline --
Man's best friend / Helen June Daniels --
Appreciation of touch / Bozena M. Padykula --
A rose by any other name / Coleen Kenny --
An end-of-life story / Janet M. Duda --
Mr. Monk / Theresa Bagenski --
Nana / Catherine M. Duren --
A view from the other side / Eileen Hession Laband --
Students in process / Kristi B. Haldeman --
The fighter / Debra C. Waddell --
Every day / Karen Fontaine. The White House / Margaret Bonen --
Cranky lady / L.M. Rasmussen --
Peanuts for Julia / Claudia Vepraskas --
Sweaty palms / Ruth Nelson Knollmueller --
Patient and family values / Sandra McLaughlin --
Milda / Barbara A. Stevenson --
Discharge planning / Ellen R. Thompson --
Passover at the county jail / Marla Gundle --
I get up seven times / Eva Oi Wah Chan --
The devil's excommunication / Kathy Wilmering --
Just call me Sarah / Pamela Sturtevant --
Prison stress management / Irene O'Day --
Knowledge is power / Peggy S. Campbell --
Looking for Stephen / Lois Finelli --
The Christmas tree lady / Marilyn Fletcher --
Just another day in the emergency room / Denise Casaubon --
New mom / Aquilla T. Miller and Debbie Dulaney --
Intensive caring / Teresa Julich --
Bernard / Teresa Lynn Greeson --
The essence of nursing / Marge McDowell and J.M. Pantatello --
Special person / Patricia A. Layton --
Purdy darn good public health nurse / Kate Bracy Kalb --
Changing my life's direction / Lenore B. Weinstein --
Low's legacy / Lorraine Steefel, as told by Emmanuel Fallah --
The heart of healing / Fran Nielsen --
Whining is annoying / Beka Serdans --
Ivy / Amy Zlomek Hedden --
The spoils of war / Steven L. Brown. The patient I hated / Amy Blanchard --
A family affair / Elizabeth Samer --
From classroom to bedside / Arlene M. Clarke-Coughlin --
9-11-01 / Bonnie Whaite --
The new manager / Janice Kay Hibler Freeman --
Snapshots / Mary Kate Dilts Skaggs --
Occupational health nursing / Annmarie Centrone-Cefoli --
All in a day's work / JoAnn Brakora Bugbee --
Parish nurse / Caryl A. Prati --
Southern belles / Tracie Shields --
The call I will never forget / Wendell Alderson --
In the middle of the night / Larie L. Wise --
Mothering mother / Nikki Odango Ongtawco --
The gift / Toni L. Phillips --
On angels' wings / Donna M. Nickitas --
Alice: the lessons go on / Mary Alice Cash --
Party talk / Patrice Rancour --
Mutual support / Alice Facente --
Thoughts at the end of the day / Shelley B. Adams --
A fine art / E. Rosellen Dedlow --
My choice / Mary C. McCarthy --
A novice army nurse makes a difference / Pia Labio Inguito --
Angels of mercy / Michel N. Pedulla.
Responsibility: Patricia Winstead-Fry & Deborah R. Labovitz.
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Compiles touching stories from nurses about their everyday miraculous experiences.  Read more...

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by clayton994 (WorldCat user on 2008-07-29)

Part I. Nursing Throughout Life -- Infants -- 1. Special Delivery / Kendra Smith -- 2. Cardiac Baby / Carrie A. Moore -- 3. Launching of a Miracle / Pamela Daley LaFrentz -- 4. Sweet Baby Boy / Mary E.Pelrine -- 5. Keelin / Janice McCoy -- 6. Ross's Story / Ida Souza -- 7. "All the King's Horses and All the King's Men" / Pamela Daley LaFrentz -- 8. The Letter / Susan Bristol -- Young People -- 9. The Unsmiling Visitor / Kim Ceccarelli -- 10. Martin Makes the Team / Judith Dorward -- 11. Brian / Kathy L. Hageseth -- 12. Bottoms Up / Janice M. McCoy -- 13. Maria / Patrice E. Harris -- 14. Joe / Amy S. Coghill -- 15. What a Day / V. Horst -- 16. A Good Hair Day / Judith Dorward -- 17. Who Doo-Dooed the Worm / Judith Dorward -- 18. The Hardest Job I've Ever Loved / Amy Barnes -- 19. Sleeping Through the Night / Jean S. Coffey -- 20. In the School Nurses Own Words Compiled / Ann St. Germaine -- Adults -- 21. The Young Man's Feet / Hazel M. B. Weigert -- 22. Informed Choice / Page M. Vandwater -- 23. Finding Hope / Catherne Thompson -- 24. A Gentleman Who Touched Me / Lynn Simko -- 25. Something to Smile About / Stephanie Chomos -- 26. Being a Nurse / Grayce Massi-Ventura -- 27. I Made a Difference / Heather Levy -- 28. Care and Courage / Noel Kline -- 29. A Patient Delivered Education / Linda Johnson -- 30. A Special Patient / Janelle Harris -- 31. A Special Place in My Heart / Kelly Cavin -- 32. The Art of Nursing / Deborah Downes -- 33. A Final Smile / Marie Daniel -- 34. A Lesson in Total Patient Care / Ann March -- 35. Oops / Kathy Castilli-Aliffi -- 36. A Day to Remember / Melody Antoon -- 37. You Never Know What Will Happen / Kathy Gimley Baker -- Elderly -- 38. The First Time I Saw Grace / Penny deBoard -- 39. As Angels Visit / Marcia K. Cline -- 40. Man's Best Friend / Helen Daniels -- 41. Appreciation of Touch / Bozenia Padykulus -- 42. A Rose / Any Nameby Colleen Kenny -- 43. An End of Life Story / Janet Duda -- 44. Mr. Monk / Teresa Bagenski -- 45. Nana / Catherine Duren -- 46. A View from the Other Side / Eileen Laband -- 47. Students in Process / Kris Haldeman -- 48. The Fighter / Debra Waddell -- 49. Every Day / Karen Fontaine -- 50. White House / Margaret Sheridan Bonen -- 51. Cranky Lady / L. M. Rasmussen -- Part II. Nursing in Special Situatoins -- Nurses as Advocates for Patients -- 52. Peanuts for Julia / Claudia Vepraskas -- 53. Sweaty Palms / Ruth Knollmueller -- 54. Patient and Family Values / Sandy McLaughlin -- 55. Milda / Barbara Stevenson -- 56. Discharge Planning / Ellen Thompson -- 57. Passover in the County Jail / Marla Gundle -- Nurses with Psychiatric Patients -- 58. I Get Up Seven Times / Eva Chan -- 59. The Devil's Excommunication / Kathy Wilmering -- 60. Just Call Me Sarah / Pamela Sturtevant -- 61. Prison Stress Management / Irene O'Day -- 62. Knowledge is Power / Peggy Campbell -- 63. Looking for Stephen / Lois Finelli -- 64. The Christmas Tree Lady / Marilyn Fletcher -- 65. Just Another Day in the Emergency Room / Denise Casaubon -- Nurses with Families -- 66. New Mom / Debbie Dulaney and Aquilla Miller -- 67. Intensive Caring / Teresa Julich -- 68. Bernard / Therea Greeson -- 69. John / Marge McDowell and J.M. Pantatallo -- 70. A Special Person / Patricia A. Layton -- 71. Purdy Darn Good Public Health Nurse / K B. Kalb -- Nurses in Unique Situations -- 72. Holocaust Survivors / Lenore Weinstein -- 73. Low's Legacy / Lorraine Steefel -- 74. The Heart of Healing / Fran Nielson -- 75. Whining is Annoying / Beha Serdans -- 76. Ivy / Amy Zlomek Hedden -- 77. The Spoils of War / Steven Brown -- 78. The Patient I Hated / Amy Blanchard -- 79. A Family Affair / Beth Samar -- 80. Nurse as Teacher / Arlene Clarke-Coughlin -- 81. 9-11-01 / Bonnie Whaite -- 82. The New Manager / Janice Freeman -- 83. Snapshots / M K Kilts-Shaggs -- 84. Occupational Health Nursing / Annmarie Centrone-Cefoli -- 85. All in a Day's Work / JoAnn Bugbee -- 86. Parish Nurse / Caryl A. Prati -- 87. Southern Belles / Tracie Shields -- 88. The Call I'll Never Forget / Wendell Alderson -- Nurses as People -- 89. The Middle of the Night / Laurie Wise -- 90. Mothering Mother / Nicki Odango Ongtaweo -- 91. The Gift / Toni Phillips -- 92. On Angel's Wings / Donna Nicketas -- 93. Party Talk / Patrice Rancour -- 94. Alice: The Lessons Go On / Mary Cash -- 95. Mutual Support / Alice Facente -- 96. Thoughts at the End of the Day / Shelley Adams -- 97. A Fine Art / Rosellen Dedlow -- 98. My Choice / Mary McCarthy -- 99. A Novice Army Nurse Makes a Difference / Pia Inguito -- 100. Angels of Mercy / Michelle N. Padulla.

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