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  1. I had the same problem when I was a new grad, and my solution was to go for the smaller, less advertised hospitals such as...
    Jan 5 '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. I do I do! I wear pressure socks, plus some cushy low-cut socks over them for padding, plus my Z-Coil shoes! The combination...
    Aug 14 '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. I have a question about the etiquette of meeting higher-ups, asking recommendations from them, and how to offer a means of...
    Aug 16 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. cheapesttextbooks.com is a comprehensive search. They search both resellers and online stores. I go into the school...
    Aug 16 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. I work Neuro ICU stepdown, which means that they're not acute enough to need the ICU, but still need staff with specialized...
    Aug 14 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Hey, video games actually help prevent DVTs for me! I play tons of Rock Band and Dance Dance Revolution!
    Aug 3 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. I wouldn't spit on an HCA facility if it was on fire, and almost everyone I've talked to agrees. I'm already blacklisted...
    Jul 10 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. I once took care of someone in a group home who had permanent seizure disorder and brain damage from reaction to vaccines....
    Jun 17 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. It is the responsibility of the immunocompetent to be vaccinated to provide herd immunity and protect the immunocompromised....
    Jun 17 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. You are incorrect and elitist. The only people who should be having kids are the ones who are dedicated enough to raise...
    Jun 10 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Sitters can definitely be an asset, and you sound like you care about your job. Good for you. Ignore the haters. I will...
    Jun 9 '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. It's considered abnormal to not like kids, and women get judged more harshly. I agree with everyone else here, it would be...
    Jun 9 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I went to the Shenandoah/Spring/Woodlands/Conroe area. There was only one nursing school in the area, which meant better...
    Jun 9 '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. In Houston, we have about 6 nursing schools in the area. This means a glut of new grads every semester, with hundreds of...
    Jun 9 '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. To the family of a very difficult patient with BPD: don't tell us that we're the problem and cause her to be rude and...
    Jun 8 '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I put little stickers on my pens so I can distinguish mine from others, and rightfully claim them if someone else has one...
    Jun 8 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. You are denying pain meds to the same woman who gave birth to you? Oh, it just "kills" you to see her take a med that would...
    Jun 3 '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I've only been a nurse for 2 1/2 years, and all personal and professional references when job searching have been mentors,...
    May 4 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. To all the grown-up (I use that term loosely) Mama's boys and Daddy's little girls: Thank you so much for making me the...
    Mar 27 '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. 1) Be willing to drive out. Here in Houston, there are >6 nursing schools in the main metropolitan area, and competition is...
    Mar 2 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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