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By dcampbell

Joined Jan 13, '07. Posts: 130 (32% Liked) Likes: 111

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  1. On the postpartum unit where I work (separate from L&D) we have babies in the nursery just about every night, and that's...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. After coming in early for induction, going through that, keeping the baby all night and the next day...that 2nd night I was...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Thanks for clarifying. I have to admit, with my second son, he spent the nights in the nursery unless it was feeding...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. I don't work OB, but I think that's a harsh comment. I don't think people don't take their newborns due to laziness (sure,...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Okay, just an idea that whacked me up side the head... Do you get that irresistible sleep urge anywhere else OTHER than...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Of course I would. They have a right to know. Their child is sick enough to be admitted to a CCU, they need a nurse who...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. I do not tell the pt we are short staffed, when we most definitely are, because we were warned in the strictest way NEVER to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Personally, I'd rather know my nurse was overworked than wonder if she was incompetent or inefficient.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. When I first heard we were NEVER to say we were short-staffed my mouth dropped open. What we were supposed to tell the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Pro vaccine isn't the issue I'm talking about. I'm talking about common sense vaccinations. The question to ask is not "can...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. My problem with this new recommendations is that hospitals tend to pick and choose, if we are going to follow the...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. All of our area hospitals offer it, and the patient doesn't have to sign a consent, but they really should. Personally,...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. You're right, a school nurse SHOULD be able to do anything a nurse at a hospital can do. BUT, around here, there is none of...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Exactly... what does the school nurse really do? Hand out meds, take a kids temp, and put bandaids on kids knee? That's all...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  15. I can't speak to all school districts, but in mine, school nurses are useless. At the school where my kids attend, the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  16. we can't afford it
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Your facility should not accept a bariatric patient if they don't have the proper equipment to care for the person. Do you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Patient and staff safety supercede any patient and family wishes. period. just say no and let them know that mommy sure will...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Pain is not acceptable. No one said to load anyone up until they were dopey. But pain relief is a serious issue and the...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. I'm very surprised that your facility would allow the LOL to go untreated (assuming that mayo is not a recognized...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Honestly, I think the people in Haiti and other disasters recieve their medications faster now than our own elderly in LTC...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  22. the first one was countered by the same authors a year later... :+The+Hidden+Story+and+a+new+solution-a0175445389 this...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  23. I'm not sure what you mean by benefit...but here is a little explanation. Sickle cell is a genetic condition caused by...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Just wanted to know how many hospitals are putting their inpatients in the hallways when the floors are full. This will be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nurses always seem to face the brunt of it b/c we are there 24/7 initiating all the orders...setting up the plan and care...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I think that this woman who has compared c-section to rape probably means this to be symbolic. Forced c-section is an act...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  27. Babylady, I am so sorry to read this and wanted to send ((((hugs))))) your way. When I ended my last LTR, I lost...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. What I see her showing is how the media in that area is protraying factory workers, not her own opinion of them. She's has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Personally, I've never heard of c/o being a problem, but I have a HUGE problem with nurses charting "patient had no c/o...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. it sounds like you have obvious trouble makers on your floor. the management should nip it in the bud, and now. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I've got a better one: How about being mandated to stay an extra eight hour shift due to a snow storm. Been in since 2pm...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. One method I employ sometimes is to bring my charge nurse in, and introduce them as "Mary who is coming to help me move you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I,too, have waited 6 hours in the ER, with abdominal pain and then placed in a hall bed. This is actually not uncommon in...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. I don't think we should be too quick to blame the influx of people on them "lacking common sense" or having to teach them...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. You will sometimes also work all three shifts in the span of two weeks. More then once.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I think you are referring to Chloroethane and it can be used for IV starts and venipunctures. It can also be used to pull...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  37. The body grows new, collateral circulation in situations of chronic insufficiency. The younger patients tend not to have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. We have women squatting during labor/pushing/birth with some frequency. The providers where I work are very accommodating...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  39. my gosh that is just awful, i can't believe that no one will pay for her care and the hospital is denying that it is related...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  40. Poor lady, cared for someone and now no one wants to care for her.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  41. Yep, I've already got it, or at least I tested positive for flu-a. I contracted it during the time that the hospital...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  42. When I was a nursing recruiter, I always thought that people who tried to assign some sort of official title to being a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I would go back to work with my guard up and vigorously look for a new job. As soon as you are hired, give notice and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. When I had pneumonia, I remember sitting in my doctor's office waiting room for what seemed like an eternity. I could not...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  45. They are doing this at my facility also. The Labor Laws state that you are to get 30 min "away from your work area." So...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  46. Congress has provided blanket protection over the pharmaceutical industries manufactuaring this vaccination from financial...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  47. Now, I don't know your boyfriend, but all too often I read in the paper that the culprit for all too many bad things that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. It always seems that the more you do in a room, the more complaints you'll get.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. In 2005, Brubacher proved the ethylmercury in thimerasol collected in the brains of monkeys at 37X the rate of the...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  50. indigo girl, your faith in modern medicine is touching, but we still have a long way to go. Today's breakthrough frequently...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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