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By edmia

Joined Aug 19, '07. Posts: 577 (54% Liked) Likes: 944

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  1. The real question here is why do some people think that their own morals should be a factor in another person's healthcare...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Yes there are people walking around with enough narcs on board to kill a horse that's not the point. I guess I'm coming at...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. As they say - "desperate times make for desperate measures". For those of you who have never had the morbidly obese amounts...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Thanks!!!
    edmia
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. With you working so few hours/mo at the LTC, why not work both jobs for a while and (assuming all goes well at your DREAMMM...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. I always thought it was Song in My Heart!
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. This makes me sad.....you contribute a lot around here. I'm going to consider this a sabbatical. See you soon.
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. This seems to take the new guidelines into consideration. It's a pretty good, printable guide!
    edmia
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. Ohhh- what Edmia posted is a really good guide!
    edmia
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. Last nail in the coffin right here: Enjoy your break, amigo. No need to let unnecessary negativity cramp your style,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. For quite awhile, I've been feeling more and more dissatisfied with the content, tone, and bent of many, many threads on...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. My daughter was diagnosed with CVS at the age of 8 but she'd had symptoms since she was 2. It started on "vacation" at my...
    edmia
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. I don't know what in the heck causes cyclical vomiting, but my cynical side tells me they are a little nuts. My...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. You can still use these: 331.0 Alzheimer's Disease 331.1 Frontotemporal dementia 331.11 ...
    edmia
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. That is the truth. I'm currently trying my best to network. Networking can save me years of applying blindly.
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  16. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. The truth is that yours might change when you gain a little perspective from...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. You're not weird, but gravity seems to be a non-acute care thing. It's actually a more gentle, conscientious way to give...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. Hospitals & critical care educators are trying to move away from propofol and the heavier sedatives because "research shows"...
    edmia
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. Where do you work? I haven't done nursing dx since nursing school and I'm just curious what units or facilities have you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Who documents such nursing dx nonsense in the chart, anyway?
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "Patient is at risk for developing drug tolerance"......Why on earth would you chart such a statement in the first place?...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Hi, I'm an RN and made an error in my nsg dx which is not in my scope of practice. We have electronic charting/nursing...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Eh, I didn't find it particularly clever. What is a "armature vaccinologist" anyway? I couldn't figure out if they were...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. I think they were melding armchair and amateur to create a new word... I think it was ok they definitely have had better...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. Wow, you got through that?! And, you had the good sense at the end of the day to say "no". Good for you.
    edmia
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  26. Oh my... Years ago, I worked nights in a small hospital. The switchboard would shut down between midnight and 0600 and...
    edmia
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  27. I also want to add that people are on much, much more powerful pain medications that aren't in Hospice, who live for years...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  28. I was originally opposed to the "Death with Dignity" act in my state because in my mind it implied that patients who needed...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  29. You are free to personalize my comments about killing our pets at end of life. Keep in mind that this thread is about...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  30. Unfortunately...nursing is very competitive right now. A good GPA is what they are looking for. You do realize that a new...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. For anyone to suggest this treatment is any less ethical than the current systematic extortion of patients by insurance &...
    edmia
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  32. Please, let's just discuss the topic and not get personal with each other. Thanks ...
    edmia
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  34. That's a very closed-minded and unscientific thing to say. The whole point of understanding X is to continually study. That...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  35. I guess I worked NICU too long because when I saw GBS in this headline, my brain went to group B strep!
    edmia
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  36. One of my co-workers cut her thumb while breaking an ampule and yelled "G-d- it!!!" in the hospital room of a Baptist...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I was going to say that, but I'm thinking (hoping) that was an unfortunate autocorrect.
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. HMM.. I smell conflict of interest here. Please report this to your compliance officer. Good luck, let us know how it's...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I personally consider VIP treatment medically unethical. Fortunately, I work at a facility that used to practice such...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. An incident report also documents something that is out of the norm. The OP's findings were definitely out of the norm. That...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  41. Just checked out the main website, if you guys hurry its only $1499 now! What a steal! And through the images it appears to...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. At my facility intermittent tubing is changed every 4 days along with continuous tubing, this was recently changed from...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  43. There aren't state based policies on this. Many places do not change tubing q24 just because it's been disconnected because...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  44. I just figured out this must be Rosh Hashanana. God Bless you and the 12 tribes of Israel!
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  45. Wishes for A Happy & Healthy New Year to all..... I'm off to services :)
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  46. I think you are right about corporate compliance...I think it is anonymous...so great idea. I didn't think of it before!
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  47. I had debilitating cramps to ⅓ of every month with heavy bleeding before my endometriosis was being treated. When I was...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Well luckily that is your opinion and you get to choose for yourself what you want. I would rather my family and friends die...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  49. I don't think euthanasia should ever be legal. HOWEVER, I do believe we should follow people's wishes and not take...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  50. the patient is/was potentially harmed, now it looks like he can take this med, when in reality he shouldn't.
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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