With needles, strangers, and embarrassing situations, hospitals can be scary places, particularly if you’re a teen girl. I can’t do anything about needles. That’s up to your doctor. But I can tell you how to change those strangers into friends and how to avoid that embarrassment with skill and tact. That’s because I cared for girls just like you at one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals.
This is a moving and realistic look at what it was like to care for children with cancer, particularly leukemia, on night shift in the Hematology-Oncology unit at one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals.
During the 1990s, every branch of the U.S. military created a new speciality to deal with morale. Based on experience at a major children's hospital, this book suggests that nursing needs a similar speciality, one employing the best of nurses and focusing on nursing morale. That position is the senior nurse mentor.