Author Diane M. Goodman, APRN, BC, CCRN, CNRN

Diane M. Goodman, APRN, BC, CCRN, CNRN

As an acute care nurse practitioner, Diane carries four certifications, including gerontology, pain, neuro and critical care. She has worked in a variety of venues, including more than 20 years in the ICU, and has been publishing consistently since the late 1990s. Her engaging, conversational style has been a favorite with many readers. She is married, lives in Kenosha, Wis., and has numerous “furry” children (four paws), who believe they lend a hand to her writing, when they are not avidly watching Investigation ID, 20/20 or the Science Channel.

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Nurses deal with sorrow and loss on a frequent basis, so much so that it becomes an occupational hazard for some specialties. Yet we never quite…