Facing a difficult diagnosis – only now I’m the patient
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Facing a difficult diagnosis – only now I’m the patient

Bethann Siviter Independent nursing consultant

As a nurse, I thought I understood what patients go through. Then I started experiencing symptoms of colon cancer

Be prepared, get your pinny on – I’m going to talk about poop. Faeces. A nurse’s stock-in-trade. At least when it’s someone else’s: talking about our own is a bit more difficult.

Nursing Standard. 34, 8, 19-20. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.8.19.s11

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