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  1. I've started doing a class 1-2 x a week that is a combo yoga/pilates/thaichi class, and I have noticed how WEAK my feet are....
    Feb 2 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Adults have poorer circulation than infants and children. With lower extremity sticks the risks for clots and infection is...
    Feb 2 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Where I work, we have plenty of nurses (and supervisors) with visible tats. There is no policy to cover them. In...
    Feb 1 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. I used to work peds and nursery, and here are my two thoughts that helped me with this. One, this child needs taken care...
    Jan 30 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Good luck!!!
    Jan 30 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Amybeth, I would like to point you to this: A vent thread is to commiserate with fellow nursing professionals about...
    Jan 30 '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. All in town employees are expected to be there; they are more flexible with employees who live in rural areas, which seems...
    Jan 30 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Think persistence. Fax, mail, or hand deliver your resume not only to HR but also to the head of EVERY major department...
    Jan 30 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Sometimes the error comes in the pt's listing of the reaction of the allergy. For example, in our facility, we would give a...
    Jan 30 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Do your pumps have a pediatric setting? If so, make sure you use this all the time. If not; maybe this is something your...
    Jan 29 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Here's an actual conversation I got to have last noc (and it felt good!): Pt, after we've discussed her plan of care for...
    Jan 29 '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I was soooo sad when I missed my oldest child's first day of kindergarten. What sort of horrible mom was I? I was in...
    Jan 28 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I don't know; just like there are general crazies running around out there, there are a few docs I've met who have such...
    Jan 28 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. This thread has been an interesting read. Lots of good questions and information. Thanks! Of course, my nose itched the...
    Jan 28 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Obviously the medical community still has a ways to go in educating the general public about organ donation. I don't know...
    Jan 28 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I'm shocked that people think this.
    Jan 28 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. If someone is complaining of pain from their catheter, I will make sure it isn't pulling (apply or adjust a leg strap). If...
    Jan 27 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Same here (I'm in the US, too). All our PICCs are placed by RNs who have taken an additional class/training. RNs start...
    Jan 27 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. My perspective from being a nurse on the medical floor. Number one thought--compressions. Start compressions if there is...
    Jan 27 '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Perhaps my husband has a long lost twin? My husband makes some kind of espresso that is thick--it's turkish/eastern...
    Jan 27 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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