I’ve been working on a more organized posting plan; Big Red Carpet Nursing is maturing! As am I, so late in life. Both projects remain works in progress, busy guy that I am.
While I absorb blogger lessons, work for a living, keep my ten year-old out of trouble, take out the trash, and all the other random details of modern life, my tentative plan is to focus on nursing education and training posts, my own and others’. I’m a teacher and coach at heart and in practice, so it seems a natural fit. I’m also an avid learner and explorer, which is how I found today’s nursing content:
It’s useful to anyone interested in this topic, not just nurses. I hope you find it useful!
Your assignment, good readers – I have faith in you! – is to learn a few simple facts and spread the word on stroke detection and prevention. Even today, alas, folks seem to frame strokes as an ‘Act of God Nothing We Can Do’ sort of thing. Not so! If we move quickly, as many folks know to do with heart attacks, and if we get people to ERs ASAP, we can greatly improve outcomes, save lives, and prevent much suffering. Time is everything in this process! Some wonderfully effective treatments only work if given soon after a stroke starts: we all need to learn to get moving FAST!
So look at the link above, people! And spread the word, unless easing human suffering, easing and preventing your parents’ and grandparents’ suffering someday, saving lives in fact, seems not worth some trivial effort. Don’t be that way: take a few moments away from your dumb old TV and learn how to save lives and become a hero. You can, you know, become a hero this way: doesn’t being a HERO sound appealing? All it takes is knowing a few things and making a phone call…