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  1. We now have two nurses who were infected with Ebola while caring for a patient. Although they were blamed for "breaching...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. I had a 65% increase in insurance cost last year. Now I have changed my wife and son to the policies offered from her job....
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. My hospital is turning a huge profit and we're seeing record numbers of ED pts, new admits, and more ppl are being signed up...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. The ACA has been a dream in my state. More nursing opportunities, more people seeking medical care when they need it...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. I love it that there are 10 pages on a thread about ADHD. Mental health issues aren't quite so scary when we bring them out...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  6. This is the best part!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Years ago, I was awakened from a sound sleep by my then-husband shoving his finger up my nose and shouting about "have to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. My husband has a LinkedIn account and his fellow co-workers also (work from home and travel). They get on daily and have...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. VivaLasViejas Too Funny! I'm the same way! I work on a crisis unit so when one of my patients is having a rough...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  10. This is off-topic, but that's one of my specialties: When I was in college and went to the grocery store I would slip odd...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  11. A friend of a friend who was a paramedic got called out to a large apartment block as someone was hearing moaning from...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. banterings- It was the way others treated me. Apparently I was difficult from the get-go with intractable colic!...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  13. Wow! This is the most amazing thread! I don't think or wonder if I have ADHD/ADD, but I can relate to a lot of the things...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  14. I went into correctional nursing about 13 years ago. Ironically, I had worked in corrections in a number of other...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  15. avahnel, no I didn't delve into the "safety" issue, mostly because it was already a long article, and mentioning everything...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. This is a great article!!! I have been a correctional nurse at a supermax prison for the last four years. I only went into a...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. Great Article and you're correct you switch from an E.R nurse to ICU nurse all in one setting. Most of the Corrections Nurse...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  18. I did it for a year and a half. You're right, bad outcomes are front page news but nobody hears about the countless inmates...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  19. All nurses exemplify super heroes. Whether it's the nurse who comes in to cover a sick co-worker, to the nurse who goes the...
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    Toon Forum: Nurses Rock
  20. It is so true that there are many 'non-traditional' ways to use our nursing skills and presenting them on this forum may...
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    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  21. This was a different patient. He had esophageal cancer and lived 18 months. He had a CADD Pump initially - with a Sub-q...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  22. In that case, we frequently use subcut "ports" (we call them infusers) for people receiving care in their homes. Often the...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. Our patient died peacefully this morning (11/2) about 0245. We decided not to have the caregiver do the IM Haldol. ...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  24. I'm using Haldol gel on a resident -it's working. I think too often we discount meds and therapies without trying them...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  25. Doesn't come up often, but I've been told by different supervisors that if the RN teaches the cg, gets a return...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  26. Unfortunately the Haldol cream went by the wayside HERE years ago. Even a sub-q on an agitated woman by an unlicensed...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  27. Could you get an order for Haldol cream/gel? Easier to teach the caregiver to administer and safer for CG and patient.
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  28. Hi - something came up this week with a hospice patient who is home and her caregiver and I'm not comfortable with it. ...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  29. Every woman from 13-100 who came to the ED with abdominal pain got a pelvic exam in the ED where I worked. We used the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. When you have been a nurse for more than a couple of years, I think you have your eyes opened 1000 times wider than you ever...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I will add something. First I think this is great! I first read it, as written here, word for word, in original first seen...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  32. I sent my Congressman an email and a link to this thread.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. CWP--that was a great story and a really inspired bit of humor! When I lived in Nashville for a while, I worked in a...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  34. Okay, just remembered this thread so I copied this post I made from a preventing falls thread: Speaking of funny bed...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  35. My PDN pt. was eating her lunch and watching TV; I was perusing a catalog. She leaned over and tapped me on the knee and...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  36. There are so many pages to this thread that I don't know if I have posted this before or not. But here goes: I was the...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  37. My first two pts in clinicals were the best. My first one had dementia and kept saying she needed to get to the bus.. when I...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  38. :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  39. Hahahahahaha! No, but my eyes did briefly roll around in my head!!!!
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  40. So I've been doing this ER thing for some time. I would think that I can hang in there for much longer, as I'm only 41........
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  41. I don't understand why anyone would do CPR on a person in rigor mortis who has a DNR order. Am I missing something here?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. The best nurse's week gift I've ever received was a personal note from management outlining my accomplishments for the year,...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  43. I interviewed at a Boston Hospital last year. The interviewer told me that LPN's are being increased in Boston Hospitals. I...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  44. who says they are retiring soon? there wont be any social security.I know I'll be stuck working until at least 70. Many of...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  45. I think the point of this whole thread is that you need to MAKE the time. You need to take care of YOU first.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Thank you!!! I've said similar things in other threads b/c I see that a lot on AN..."I don't even have time to pee!" Two...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Vianne, we have to chart what a patient's stool looks like, in intimate detail! Some of the descriptions are hilarious. I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Even when it is super busy, I just stop, go pee and decompress and jump back in.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. its really rare (although I don't work ER or ICU) that I don't get at least 20 minutes to eat and pee when I need to - even...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. That is just awful!!!!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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