Megen Duffy, RN, BA, BSN, CEN, works in an ED at a community hospital in the Midwest. She serves as a local board member of the Kansas State Nurses Association and is a contributing editor to the American Journal of Nursing. Before her nursing career, she was a freelance medical editor and writer.
So asked a family member recently when I took them in to see their intubated loved one. As usual when I’m asked that question, I hesitated. And also as usual, I hedged. “Some say yes, and some say no.” They … Continue reading →