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  1. Thank you, TimeToShine! I am so glad you enjoyed it :)
    Apr 26 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I have signed checks and receipts with RN at the end. Haven't we all? I look at veins too! I diagnose people in my head when...
    Jul 28 '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Only in nursing do you get raked over the coals for "human mistakes", this I have learned. And, yes, I have cried over write...
    Mar 12 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Reading some of these comments made me feel as if I had to say something. I have worked as a nurse for 17 years. Not once,...
    Dec 30 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. As a med-surg nurse, I always did thorough head to toe assessments on my patients, and I have been a nurse a long time. That...
    Aug 2 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I could really use some advice right now. After almost 17 years as a medical nurse, I have the opportunity to work much...
    Jun 23 '09
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. Twenty family members in the room telling me, in all seriousness, that the gauze dressing on Granny's foot wound was...
    May 17 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I really feel that it depends on the facility that you are applying to and how badly they need help. I worked as a traveler...
    May 11 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Thanks so much for your response. That makes a lot of sense. What is really crazy is that I had to actually leave one place...
    May 11 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Why does it seem that in the nursing field, salaries do not seem to really increase that much with experience? I was an LPN...
    May 11 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I don't really hate nursing. I LOVE caring for people. It is all the other stuff that takes up a 12-hr shift that is totally...
    May 11 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Considering the way most of us are treated when there is NOT a pandemic, why should I risk my life to go to work without PPE...
    Apr 29 '09
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  13. IMO, on our busy Med-Surg floor where almost half of the patients are Psych, drug overdoses or drug-seekers, Ativan is a...
    Apr 26 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Yep, I had a female patient the other day that was in her 30's. She was a nightmare. Anyway, as I walked out the door of her...
    Apr 26 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Unfortunately, I have seen this happen a few times myself. It takes a lot to get that nurse fired, for some reason. When...
    Apr 20 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I have worked both days and nights and I like night shift a whole lot better!!! Less family, less doctors, less ancillary...
    Apr 14 '09
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  17. It really depends on the circumstances. If they are writing down VS, or other things they would like to remember, that is...
    Apr 14 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Yes, there has been a trend lately. I agree. And I have posted in a lot of those threads. I think nurses are just tired of...
    Mar 20 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Actually, at Walmart, if a customer acted like some of our patients do (self-entitled, verbally and physically abusive), the...
    Mar 19 '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. {{Hugs}} I know how you feel. Really, I do. And I also carry the insurance for my family. Call your counselor and try to...
    Mar 11 '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101

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