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  1. In response to all patient and families that beg to be seen as an individual an not addressed as "the belly in room 7".... ...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Respiratory issues represent a significant proportion of pediatric illness and hospitalizations.1 Viruses such as the...
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    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Nurses, it has been said time and again, go above and beyond the call of duty every day. All Nurses deserve an award. But,...
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    Toon Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. I hold the name tag in my hand and look at my photo. This is one of the rare good pictures of me, and I am finally ready to...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. His name was George. I worked night shift on a telemetry floor. Of course, all of our patients had to have IV access. ...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The cold sticky wetness between Oscar’s legs stirred him out of his feverish sleep. His fingers brushed his thigh as he...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. 17208 All survey participants who provide their email will be entered into drawings for a $100 gift card. Jobs in...
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    Survey Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Hi anonymous. This topic was just discussed last week by a popular Phila. radio talk show host. A nurse had called in the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. This article was written by a member on allnurses. Due to the controversial and emotionally charged nature of the article,...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Call around to any facility within a reasonable driving distance, even if that distance may be up to 100 miles or more. Call...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. I supervise a LTC and rehab facility. I would love to have the support I had when I worked acutes. We don't have a doctor,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Hi all, I just wanted to say that I appreciate all of the good comments and praise for my writing. :) Yes, code...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Dear nursing students, There is a reason this site is called allnurses: It's for all nurses (and anyone remotely...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. It's the new semester, and we're gearing up for the expected posts from new students with "Freaking out!!" and "SO...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. With increased rates of children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it is ever so important that nurses...
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    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. “If anyone is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to keep his whole body in check.” James 3:2 I...
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    Article Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. Cup of coffee: check. Bottle of water: check Jumping jacks: check check check! ED nurse bladder: sigh. Check. You know...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. You’re standing at your computer, charting on your patients. The end of the shift is nearing, and you really want to get...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. It's like a song you get stuck in your head. You hear your patients calling, “NURSE, NURSE!!”, even after you go home. No...
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    Toon Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. My experience has been a total lack of advance life care planning with every ESRD resident I have encountered in LTC.It is...
    Joe V
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. Great article. I have a few on my panel and I often call our local nephrology NP with med questions. Sent from my...
    Joe V
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. I learned how to wash my hands -- by singing happy birthday to myself twice. But maybe I'm dating myself :-)
    Joe V
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. Enjoyed the read! Very intelligent article with spot on points about present day patients.
    Joe V
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Patients come in all sorts of flavors. You have your frequent flyers, your noncompliants, your criminals, and your sweet...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The aforementioned words were so very eloquently spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1966, during an era when millions...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Mercer on a Mission focuses on delivering genuine care across borders while incorporating an unbelievable international...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. For most people, the worst part of thinking about changing positions, or getting a new job, is the interview process. Maybe...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  28. They came in all sorts of shapes based on the school you were attending at the time. Some were like cupcake holders, fluted...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. The House Supervisor that night was a good friend to all of us. She was a wonderful, spirited nurse who went out of her way...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Most of the patients on our floor were oncology patients either there to receive inpatient chemotherapy or continuing their...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Two years ago, we had this clinical rotation in the intensive care department of our local hospital. We were assigned to our...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. The patient was really nice and even though he was in the hospital he did have a sense of humor. I explained to him that I...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. My husband had become a disabled veteran after spending some time deployed to Saudi Arabia during his tenure in the United...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. My mother also received high doses of narcotics in these end stages to keep her comfortable. As a result, she had been...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I mean, how did OR and NICU intertwined?! I asked them I did not have any experience before on that area. They said, it's...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Many of the lessons to be learned really take time, but then there are the simple lessons, as well. To me, these are the...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. This man was usually compliant and oriented during the day but nighttime was a different story. But at least he was...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I was a second courser back then when I took up nursing. I didn't take any special shortened course or curriculum, so I was...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Pain management is a very tedious part of the hospice nurses' lives. It takes a lot of time to titrate medications, figure...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I am currently working on an infant unit, and my experience there thus far has been wonderful. On this particular...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. On the other hand, I was excited because it will be very challenging for me, I guess. I remember when I was still doing my...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. He appeared to be in agony. I asked him where he hurt. He shook his head no. I felt through the blankets and he seemed to...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Per IL scope of practice, an adult health CNS can only see pts over the age of 16. So, those of us that see patients in an...
    Joe V
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. This particular evening started off like most others, busy and unpredictable. As charge nurse for the unit on that shift I...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Making rounds one weekend, I walked into check on a patient who was sitting in her wheelchair laughing hysterically. Her...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Being a new graduate nurse in the current economic climate is challenging to say the least. Recent graduates are finding it...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. One can forever discuss the unmistakable magnificence of mountains or sunsets, or millions of other unforgettable miraculous...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. The evening shift started out like many others in the 1960’s, overwhelming tasks and two of us to care for 18 orthopedic...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I was set to do a saline lock flush with my instructor. Mind you, it wasn't my first, because I had done them in the second...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. I was working in CCU, taking care of an elderly woman with a fresh MI. It might have been that the moon was full, but I...
    Joe V
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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