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Back To Work - June 2020 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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4 4 • O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J U N E 2 0 2 0 F irst, I felt nauseous. Then, I felt pain in my lower abdomen. My head began to ache, and I had a slight temperature. It was early April, during the peak of the coronavirus outbreak, but I still didn't consider COVID- 19 as a possible diagnosis. After all, I had taken every precaution to avoid the virus. My husband and I rarely went out in public because of the pandem- ic. On rare occasions, we ventured out to Costco during senior hours Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, FAAN I Survived COVID-19 My long career as a nurse didn't prepare me for becoming a patient infected with the coronavirus. BETTER DAYS With her scary COVID-19 experience behind her, Kay and her husband, Dan, are all smiles. Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, FAAN

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