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I had a lousy day. Get in and a 93 yo lol who had stomach pain the day before - I had repositioned her and it alleviated it - was puking and sick. Call the doc and am missing a vital sign he... Read More

  1. Visit  nyteshade profile page
    #26 1
    Stuff happens (Forest Gump mentions it in a more thought provoking way Anyways, like everyone else has mentioned, lousy nurses wouldn't care.

    Just have a little cheat sheet handy. I carry a small notepad and write my to dos as they come up in the shift. Hasn't failed me yet.
  2. Visit  dblpn profile page
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    I feel incompetent every single day i'm at work. i just can't get it together. yesterday morning a patients blood suger was 63. the day shift nurse was steeming mad about it. of course i heard her mumble some things when she seen that i was still there. i mean DID I DO SOMETHING WRONG, HERE? when i last saw this patient she was fine no signs of hypoglycemia. it seems everytime i'm doing something wrong.
  3. Visit  SuesquatchRN profile page
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    Quote from 2BeeNursey10
    I feel incompetent every single day i'm at work. i just can't get it together. yesterday morning a patients blood suger was 63. the day shift nurse was steeming mad about it. of course i heard her mumble some things when she seen that i was still there. i mean DID I DO SOMETHING WRONG, HERE? when i last saw this patient she was fine no signs of hypoglycemia. it seems everytime i'm doing something wrong.
    Yeah, you hijacked her pancreas.

  4. Visit  dblpn profile page
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    Quote from AlmostABubbieRN
    Yeah, you hijacked her pancreas.

    Are you serious? how did i do this and she was fine when i did her dressing change at 5 am? she was talking and laughed about her behind being exposed, lol.
  5. Visit  CapeCodMermaid profile page
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    Quote from 2BeeNursey10
    Are you serious? how did i do this and she was fine when i did her dressing change at 5 am? she was talking and laughed about her behind being exposed, lol.
    Apparently some people can't take a joke.
  6. Visit  dblpn profile page
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    Quote from CapeCodMermaid
    Apparently some people can't take a joke.
    why not say it was a joke? i kinda thought maybe you were just kidding that's why i did the lol at the end.
  7. Visit  SuesquatchRN profile page
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    Quote from 2BeeNursey10
    why not say it was a joke? i kinda thought maybe you were just kidding that's why i did the lol at the end.
    I was kidding, nursey. It wasn't your fault, nor was it even serious. That's a 1/2 cup of orange juice crisis.


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