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Thou Shall Not Pass

Thou Shall Not Pass Every morning when I arrive at the office, the ritual begins. I am greeted by Tammy sitting at her desk facing the side entrance of the office, I put my personal items in my office, walk to the break room for one half of a cup of coffee, then I stand at the nurse's station to go over both the game plan for the day and field any questions about patient care issues that were pending from either the day before or the night that just passed. Some issues take time to... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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Enough Is Enough

Enough Is Enough How many times have I examined King (or Queen) Sisyphus in my office? Plenty. Who are those people I consider Sisyphean? Those patients who continue to repeat lifestyle behaviors or maintain toxic relationships that make themselves miserable and physically ill. According to ancient Greek mythology, King Sisyphus ruled his kingdom from the city of Corinth. He promoted navigation and commerce but was a greedy and deceitful man. He found pleasure in cheating people out of... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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Help Herself

Help Herself Surprises abound at The Stone Institute. Days are filled with both scheduled and unscheduled patients. You never know who will turn-up unannounced. We have a rule in the office; if any of our Stone Family are acutely ill, come in for urgent or emergent care. Our policy usually delays the care of scheduled patients, however it benefits all who need urgent care. Yesterday was an interesting day. I worked without knowledge of an episode of unusual behavior unfolding throughout... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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