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Kyle Thompson


  • Blog: Patience and prioritiesSubscription

    21 July, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (2)

    'For the first time in three years, I felt I was losing patience with my patients'

  • The trouble with terminologySubscription

    12 December, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (3)

    'Nurse training' is a popular phrase. You might be wondering what is wrong with it, but a look in a dictionary might clarify my objection:'Teach (a person or animal) a particular skill or type of behavior through practice and instruction over a period of time.'

  • Blog: My first resuscitation attemptSubscription

    26 November, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (2)

    Just over a year ago I participated in my first cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. It was unsucessfull, but at the same time rewarding to know I helped. And it reinforced in my mind that I had chosen the right career.

  • Blog: From electronics to dirty bumsSubscription

    26 November, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (2)

    Hello, I'm Kyle. I am in my third and final year of a diploma course in adult nursing at the University of the West of England, Bristol.