Category Archives: Speech Pathology

Evolving An Idol: The Invisible Looking Glass

I must live without sound from a human face of someone I know. I live on muttered syllables.   We’ve lived, for generations, according to the power of one omniscient mirror. That this mirror has undergone eclipse and, along with … Continue reading

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Community Health Nursing

Nurses working in the community need an additional skill set, than that of nurses working in an acute care setting. A number of concepts help the nurse working in the community to think, feel and perform nursing differently.

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Personal, Institutional and Professional Philosophies of Nursing

If nurse A who has spoken prolifically on subject X says Y is true, then Y must be true. Operating under this premise, if we find that what nurse A says does not make sense to us, we tend to … Continue reading

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Textbook of Basic Nursing

A good nurse is created, not born. On their first day of their nursing program, when I address my new students, I tell them their lives will never be the same. As students, you become a role model for your … Continue reading

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Medical Speech Language Pathology

What we think about with¬†a speaker who has language disabilities: Physical appearance 2. Eye contact 3. Whether the patient showers daily 4. If the¬†patient has the flu 5. Why the patient thinks he needs help These are the five basic … Continue reading

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