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By edmia

Joined Aug 19, '07. Posts: 516 (52% Liked) Likes: 778

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  1. I can't imagine just leaving my patients to fend for themselves, and I cannot imagine walking for 15 hours straight, but I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Not a tough decision at all. I am no longer a nurse.... I am now a survivalist. It's me against what's left of the world....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I work all over the hospital floors, so I encounter different unit cultures and know nearly every floor nurse in the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. I don't have a problem with the discussion but was singled out by another as somehow deviating the thread from the OP. ...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. MODERATOR NOTE: This 3 YEAR OLD THREAD is about positions that are available for nurses who wish to cross picket lines. ...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  6. Lets see....I have been exposed to TB, infectious menningitis, Hepatitis, and scabies. I actually got scabies...yuk. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I tell my patients "why do you think we call it the ICU?" So corny but they all laugh.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Everything you ever learned in nursing school, before nursing school or after nursing school is something you could have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I've experienced both sides of this, thankfully not much. There is bullying, there are people who have bad days and lash...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Think about how many new grads get less than 12 weeks of orientation, sometimes much less. In my nursing jobs, orientation...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Patients usually don't get violent out of nowhere. There are many verbal and physical cues that lead up to physical...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. You cannot strike someone. You just cannot. If you're this worried about the possibility of physical violence, perhaps the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. No. You cannot hit first. And, you are on legally perilous grounds if you hit back. you can verbally deescalate, you can...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Assume you're talking about fight in progress, not a pre-emptive strike. Call for help, hit the code button, get strength in...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. On the app, I don't see alllllll the smilies, just some of them. I see the one you posted above as :ninja:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Funny you should mention a lawyer, HarryTheCat! My roommate is a liberal New Jersey journalist, and he got pretty darn...
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    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  17. If you are fired, they are breaking the contract, not you. Something doesn't sound right about that
    edmia
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  18. Yes, well, fire fighters and police officers also have powerful nationwide unions to protect their interests. The real...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  19. Here you go, the bigger selection. I keep them bookmarked in their own tab, easily accessible. I just wish I could use them...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I'm in Texas. VBACs are never induced, it's contraindicated per hospital policy. They have to do it on their own or get...
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    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  21. I like likes. I enjoy seeing if people liked my comments. I like liking good comments by others.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I also find myself looking forward to seeing if people quoted my post with something like "that's the funniest thing I've...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. But that would be being mean to individual posters and the fun threads would be shut down even faster than they already are....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I think klone is clearly trolling for more likes. :)
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. There should be a "dislike" button, too. Can you imagine how much fun it'd make the popcorn-threads?
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I turned off my "like" notifications yesterday. I forgot that I turned them off. All day today, every time I logged in, I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Thanks, everyone. I went to my supervisor and talked to her about it. She was sympathetic (or appeared to be). She called...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  28. Quit Advocate for better staffing Contact the State Nursing Board
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  29. How did you write your essay without reliable sources...? Try using your college library database search. They should have...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  30. So I've learned that ACOG, AAP and DHHS all recommend that drug testing of pregnant women only be done after consent, unless...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  31. Well, here's an interesting article - I don't know when it was written, but apparently the US Supreme Court has ruled that...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  32. I agree. It makes me unconfortable that every single woman should be undergoing drug testing, and without consent. Of...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  33. Thank you all again, and Edmia for trying to help.
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  34. I know I saw that too...probably a mitral valve...I hate reporters. I loved it! The dissecting aneurysm was...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. Some of the cutest nurses in my unit are married so I can't ask them out. This is my biggest grievance. Add it to your list...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  36. If I put more thought into this I can probably come up with a lot more but here's a few off the top of my head: 1) My...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  37. I was going to say my top 3 difficulties would be. #1 . How am I going to hide that smear of poop of my scrub top? #...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  38. Objective data is information that you can perceive using your owns senses. What you can see, hear, smell, feel, sometimes...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  39. Bleeding - Objective Abdominal pain - Objective Fatigue - Objective Pupil observation - Objective Diarrhea - Subjective...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  40. OP, first let me say I commend you for even taking the time to think about such a huge life altering decision. You are not...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  41. My children are my greatest joy. Is it hard? Yes. Does it require sacrifice? Yes Is it exhausting? Yes. Would I do it...
    edmia
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  42. I"m confused...you need wheatgrass delivery? You are offering wheatgrass delivery? You are starting a wheatgrass business?...
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    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  43. As RunBabyRN stated.... Objective: observable or measurable; a fact or reality that can be detected by any observer...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  44. Well....35 years. I have had many. I have always had 2 jobs at a time. I worked at one facility for 20 years and held...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. 27 years and 6 positions, total. 5 RN positions in 21 years (M/S, ER, Trauma, SICU, Flight). Shortest time I was ever in...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I work in the consultation-liaison psychiatry service in a large, urban academic medical center, and a fair amount of my...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  47. Back atcha. Ya just never know how life will turn out, do ya?
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Unfortunately I AM the hot super model goddess nurse portrayed by my avatar! :p
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. So...I read a post on here about someone who could have possibly gotten in trouble for posting sensitive, identifiable...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Now the ventirculostomy drains excess CSF (cerebral spinal fluid) or drains CSF from the fluid filled ventricles of the...
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing


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