Things Only a Nurse Like Me Will Tell You offers an honest view of the Health-Care System today from the perspective of Cindy Altman, a highly skilled and respected Registered Nurse. Altman has been an RN for over thirty years working both in Critical Care and in Long-Term Care at a Nursing Home. Presenting a helpful guide for anyone who is or will be a patient, Altman includes portraits of many of the patients she has worked with over the years as a Nurse. She explains their ailments and the treatments they received in order to provide a complete picture of their illness and treatment. Among the biggest challenges she has faced in her Nursing Career are those patients who are in the final stages of a Terminal Illness. To help patients who are facing End-of-Life Decisions, she discusses the dying process and shares insight in issues like giving Advanced Directives, making treatment choices, and other vital information.
Things Only a Nurse Like Me Will Tell You supplies much needed insight into the tests and procedures that are required to diagnose medical problems and diseases along with many other aspects of treatment, enabling you and your loved ones to make informed decisions about your health care.