Juliette Roanoke, RN
1 min readMay 16, 2019

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What timing that I stumbled upon this article when I did. My mother is currently fighting a losing battle in the ICU right now, in fact, it’s what my last story published was based on. My heart goes out to you because as a critical care nurse I have performed post mortem care many more times than I would like to say, often times alongside the family and with many different cultural preferences. There is one consistent thing though; the stoicism seems to thread throughout each experience. The mind is an amazing thing. I am trying to prepare my own for what will certainly be the same but different.

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Juliette Roanoke, RN

Hospice Nurse | Mental Health Advocate | Social justice seeker | Silver lining finder | Domestic violence escapee | Surprisingly fast runner