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  1. Thanks TammyG. What is the "cone" approach?
    Jan 28
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. In my WOCN courses it was recommend to use tampons in the stoma of a patient that was continuously draining while attempting...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. So why would it be any clearer once the patient has died? Just curious. Thanks!
    Oct 29 '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  4. Looking for some clarification. I know that if a PU is POA then there is reimbursement for treatment related to the PU, and...
    Oct 29 '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. Yes, pack the undermined area. Just enough to wick away moisture from the undermined area, but do not pack tightly or it...
    Oct 29 '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. Wouldn't it have to be a stage 3 or 4 to have granulation tissue? Doesn't Stage 2 heal by epithelial proliferation and...
    Sep 23 '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  7. True. We have a small unit and are therefore thinking of including techs as the second person. Our techs are pretty good,...
    Aug 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Hello Everyone, Is anyone out there practicing the "4 Eyes Assessment" on their inpatient units? This is where 2 nurses...
    Aug 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Hello friends, Just wanted to get your take on how you handle medication patches that won't stay on, or get missed when...
    Sep 3 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. I felt that way at first. Different ages and experiences. Lots of giggling hormonal peers and a few older,married with...
    Sep 3 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Sounds like a visit is definitely in order. Houston is not my favorite Texas city, it's actually far to big for me... but I...
    Jan 26 '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. Houston is a sprawl. Unlike NYC that is built up, Houston is build out, making it a necessity to have a car. They have...
    Jan 24 '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. It's a matter of courtesy to tell your manager. No, they can't and won't try and fire you. But staffing can be tricky and...
    Nov 7 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. It can be super frustrating and emotionally devastating by the end of the day. You have probably tried everything, so this...
    Nov 3 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Looking for feedback on either program, or any insight into which is better. I've narrowed it down to these two and looking...
    Nov 2 '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  16. In nursing school sitting in on report I heard one nurse say to another "he's a homo too". I was absolutely appalled. When...
    Nov 2 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. There are different kinds of stress in different places, so it depends on what sort of stress you are trying to avoid. ...
    Oct 31 '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Both Flu and Pertussis were made mandatory for us last year and from now on. There was no mask option for us. Several...
    Oct 25 '11
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  19. I don't see a problem with it. I use my iTouch as a resource while on the unit. Having said that I make it a point to not...
    Aug 26 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. This is an ethical dilemma. Instead of studying Terri Schiavo in ethics class we should be talking about this. Yes, I'm...
    Aug 26 '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety

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