How I balance my nursing degree with a long-term condition
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How I balance my nursing degree with a long-term condition

Freya Williams Second-year children’s nursing student

Implications such as a feeding tube have an undeniable impact on my studies and placements, but also enhance my self-awareness and ability to show empathy towards patients

I was diagnosed with the connective tissue disorder Ehlers Danlos syndrome (EDS), a long-term condition that affects the joints, skin and tissues, in 2020.

Nursing Standard. 38, 3, 53-54. doi: 10.7748/ns.38.3.53.s19

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