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  1. I posted on this issue a couple of days ago in another forum, so I am basically going to copy and paste my same response...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  2. I guess I'm too well educated to understand most of that, but I can assure you that today's health care crisis predates the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I was born to parents one of whom was first generation Irish Catholic, the other, part German, mostly Irish and VERY...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  4. I know where you are coming from, I have been a nurse for almost 20 yrs and back is holding out for most part. When I...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. that's a load of bullpuckey. most of the new graduates i meet take the job knowing that they're planning to stay the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. I currently work in the computer industry and one thing that we know is to never trust a user's input to be what you expect...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  7. How does this make sense at all? It says you're in geriatrics? Babies are extraordinarily different than the elderly. They...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  8. My guess is that it stems from the March of Dimes initiative, but I'm glad to see it whatever the motivation. There is a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  9. It's not just all about me anymore (the birth mother). Does anyone ask the unborn baby's opinion on if he/ she wants to...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  10. My OB-GYN's office was doing the "right thing" years ago. So many inductions done for convenience sake is not the best thing...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Yes, but I guess I left out the fact that the patient condoned this, because after we asked the family to leave twice, the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Do Good, Essentially correct except that to assess whether a hospital loses you have to know what the break-even point...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. I think the key here is return on investment. But, we have to back up a little bit to understand how the ROI is more...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Thankfully the time I had to get letters, I actually knew the people. Although asking my manager for a letter the week...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Just wait until you have a male boss who is doing the nasty with one of your female coworkers, and she ends up getting...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. HAHAHA, I know who you're talking about! That doctor is in the city I live in. Whenever my cousin saw the commercial and how...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Poor kid. Stories like these make the cynical side of me think some people shouldn't procreate.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. It has been my observation that the amount of time a family member spends pestering the nurse is inversely related to the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Sounds somewhat similar to something that happened in my area a few years back. Mom delivered a 29-weeker by stat...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  20. My thing is..he was playing for 15 hours, did he not have to get up to pee? eat? Move to a different position? Will this...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Same age (and older) as the kids who stormed the beaches at Normandy. Talk about having a reason to cry.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. My son started doing his own laundry at age 7. At the time it was my 11 1/2 year old daughter's job to do the laundry for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Childhood now extends into the upper 20s. It is no longer the case where you are raised to move out and fend for yourself. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. HCA cares little about it's employees and it is difficult to determine that they care about patient outcomes as much as they...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  25. every system is out to make a profit; the difference in the "for" vs "not-for" is what happens after the profit is made. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. It depends on the hospital or clinic or department you work in. I don't think you will find an across the board difference...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. As a Canadian RN who just moved to the US, I can name the following differences: 1. Patient load. Heavier in the US than...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Just to be very clear, I'm not saying that waiting is a bad thing. I'd rather wait than not have at all, and I find the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. My point was that the latest and greatest hospital equipment doesn't necessarily equate to better patient outcomes. The...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I felt from the word go the apology was empty and self fullfilling. Easy to make bold statements about believing in making...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  31. and mcdonald's will sell you a milkshake even if you're lactose intolerant. long john silver's will sell you a shrimp...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Ever see the movie Lethal Weapon, when Mel Gibson goes on the roof to talk down the guy threatening to jump? The guy insists...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I have a son with Autism and vaccinations have nothing to do with it. The study that caused all these parents to be fearful...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. I have cared for infants in the PICU who suffered and sometimes died from pertussis that they had contracted from...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. The idea of a delayed vaccination schedule has no merit, read the following: I'm not sure why you think chickenpox and...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  36. "In some ways, vaccines are a victim of their own success. Today's parents have never seen the diseases that terrified their...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  37. I don't believe the Autism-Vaccine hype, but even if I did, I'd rather my child be *alive* and have Autism than dead from a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  38. single people are selfish? people without kids are selfish? come on! even though i don't have kids of my own, my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I'm so with you, and have known that I don't like or want kids since I was a child. That didn't matter to a whole bunch of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I once had a patient tell me that "God hates you and you're going to hell for being so selfish and not having kids." Meh....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. This. My sister is disabled. My parents paid for her care until she turned 18 and could collect a small amount of SSI. And...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  42. We CHOSE not to have children, and I've been married for 16 years. I think It's more selfish to have them, just because...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Not selfish. It would be very irresponsible to have kids when you don't really want them.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Those nurses are very lucky to have a sitter for a patient. There have been times I wish I had one for some troublesome...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. i've been an adn for 16 years. recently, i finished my bsn and now am through my first year of a dnp program. like most...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Until their is a newer, more profitable disease than HIV, I do not believe a widely available cure will see the light of...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  47. It just breaks my heart for all involved. I am always very careful NOT to take everything printed in a newspaper as...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  48. I agree with the verdict. Yes there was neglect but the aunt was adamant about not wanting to go to a LTC or hospital for...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  49. Sorry the bed is uncomfortable. It's not my fault that you came to the hospital and begged to be admitted for labor when you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. i think the decision is more clear-cut when the parent has dementia. after mamita threatened my husband's sister (her...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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