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Grantland Cartoons

About Grantland Cartoons

W. Grant Brownrigg started Grantland in 1984. Before that, he had hands-on experience in sales, marketing, training, operations, human resources, and general management. He has worked in a variety of fields, including manufacturing, banking, consulting, and computer software. He was graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a BA degree in history; he received his MBA from Columbia Business School, Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Despite predictions by his parents, teachers, and classmates, he has not yet spent any time behind bars. Grant also is married to an RN, who is a great source of inspiration for his cartoons about life in the hospital setting.

Nurse cartoons – hospital communication

Nurse cartoons – hospital communication

How up-to-date is your hospital when it comes to communication technology?

Nurse cartoons – modern medicine

Nurse cartoons – modern medicine

You strive to treat each patient like an individual. The system, though, wants everyone in neat little categories.

Nurse cartoons – timing

Nurse cartoons – timing

Ever notice how all your patients need you at once?

Nurse cartoons – infection control

Nurse cartoons – infection control

Handwashing can be a drag — dry, cracked hands anyone? But this humorous reminder might have you reaching for the soap.

Nurse cartoons – patient perception

Nurse cartoons – patient perception

It’s true: patients don’t always recognize everything nurses do for them. Have you ever had a patient like this?

Nurse cartoons – charge nurse edition

Nurse cartoons – charge nurse edition

Some people will complain about anything.

Nurse cartoons – hospital efficiency

Nurse cartoons – hospital efficiency

Hospitals are always trying to save a buck. But we bet your hospital hasn’t done anything this crazy — yet!

Nurse cartoons – stress management

Nurse cartoons – stress management

Nursing can be a stressful profession, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing…

Nurse cartoons – watch what you eat

Nurse cartoons – watch what you eat

Those JCAHO regulations are there for a reason… who knew?

Nurse cartoons – patient involvement

Nurse cartoons – patient involvement

Of course you want to know what your patients think. But is it possible to take patient involvement a bit too far?

Nurse cartoons – inspection

Nurse cartoons – inspection

Ah, survey week! Don’t you just love it when JCAHO comes through the building?

Nurse cartoons – more charting

Nurse cartoons – more charting

We know you’d never falsify a chart, but…what’s the name for a nurse who falsifies their chart?

Nurse cartoons – doctor arrogance

Nurse cartoons – doctor arrogance

Know a doctor with a god-complex?

Nurse cartoons – hospital expenses

Nurse cartoons – hospital expenses

How expensive is patient care? We think you know the answer to this one.

Nurse cartoons – welcome to our unit

Nurse cartoons – welcome to our unit

You can learn a lot from shadowing other nurses.