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  1. I was taught way back when to aspirate with IM injections. In the years since I've given multitudes of them, though not for...
    Feb 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. I don't believe that pay wage is directly related to job performance, but I do feel that the job market plays a role. When...
    Feb 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
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    Jan 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Huh?? You want to go to ICU so you'll have the energy to "look cute" again?? Med/Surg destroyed your dating and flirting...
    Jan 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. No, don't tell the manager. Why would you want to include her in a problem that sounds like it could be easily solved,...
    Jan 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Maybe I'm not understanding correctly, but if you only want to work 4 hours a week I don't think you would even be able to...
    Jan 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Bruising and ecchymosis are the same, but petechia and bruising are not. Petechia is seen often in my chemotherapy patients...
    Aug 10 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Never hold long acting insulin? What if a BS is 60? With even long acting insulin working within 1 to 2 hours...I would...
    Aug 10 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. I would never give insulin without an accu-check. Even if a patient is considered 'stable' on long acting insulin such as...
    Aug 10 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Tell that gleeful rehab manager that NURSES AND CNAs are THE backbone of the facility. Of course everyone is important and...
    Jun 8 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Must be nice, only being required to do "billable" things so as not to get behind schedule LOL. In a previous position I...
    Jun 8 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. I agree with others that the interviewee is not owed anything, but in my world letting a candidate know that the position...
    Jun 4 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. This situation is somewhat different than the one you describe. I've also taken care of prisoners, not a big deal. BUT...
    Apr 21 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. It is sad that you are showing so little compassion to your fellow nurses.
    Apr 21 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I wouldn't want to be his nurse and would hope another coworker might volunteer. But if I HAD to, I could do it. I'd have...
    Apr 21 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Speak to the 7-3 shift to find out the usual routine for the 7 am pass. 7 am is a really weird time for meds IMO; I've seen...
    Mar 16 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. I'd take the hospice job. Worked for a "prestigious" medical institution previously and it hasn't made a big difference in...
    Mar 16 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Company money situations should not figure into the nursing care we provide for our patients. I would and have in the past...
    Mar 9 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Question for the OP; Did you sign that you gave the med (which you didn't) in the MAR as given? I have a feeling that you...
    Mar 9 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Oh, you better believe that you "can be touched" by not providing CPR to a patient without a DNR order. The contract that...
    Mar 9 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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