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What Is BOOP? Lessons Learned in Silence

Brown, Lorene K.

doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000088
Feature: practice

ABSRACT: An advanced practice nurse's personal experience with Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia (BOOP) teaches her about being still, learning to receive, listening for God, and understanding patients' perspectives of receiving care. Information about this rare disease also is included.

Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia (BOOP) taught this nurse about being still, learning to receive, and understanding patient perspectives of care.

Lorene K. Brown, MS, ACNS-BC, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist, working in cardiac rehabilitation and as trial coordinator for several clinical research trials at Park Nicollet Heart and Vascular Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She enjoys sailing and spending time at the cabin with family and friends.

Accepted by peer review 12/4/2013.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

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