Pros And Cons Of Being A Registered Nurse

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On the weekend of March 11 and 12, I had the pleasure of being assigned to GJW, a 72 year old, female patient in room 41. She is a retired nurse and when I was assigned to her, she had been in the hospital for 11 days. Her concurrent health challenges include rheumatoid arthritis, obstructive sleep apnea, chronic lower back pain, chronic anemia, type II diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease, hypertension, fibromyalgia, obesity, gastroesophageal reflux disease and dilated ascending aorta. The patient’s code status is a full code and her allergies include butazoiodine, naproxen, nalfon, chloropromozine. The reason for her admission to the orthopedic surgical ward was to do a revision of her left ankle replacement that was done last year

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