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By edmia

Joined Aug 19, '07. Posts: 619 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,073

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  1. I already feel about as low as I possibly can. To the point advice was all I was seeking in reaching out to fellow nurses....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Y'know, not long back I responded (with congratulations) to someone who was ecstatic (naturally!) at having passed the test....
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  3. I'd like to give you the other side of the story. I know 7 people who have had bariatric surgery and not 1 person regrets...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. comment already addressed. on the other hand, have to report that my non medical brother has a better handle on this then a...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. Okay...relax. Here's a hug from me to you (((((hug))))). My advice is to seek professional help. I've struggled with...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. That sounds like a very tough disciplinary action for pulling a med under the wrong patient's name. It was a simple easy...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. A clinic around here has a sign posted on its door that recent travelers from Texas need to go back to their cars and call...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I don't see what the JR story linked has to do with HIPAA. They gave implicit consent to have the photos and gold records...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  9. Some people are hyper-talkative to the point that they don't seem to pick up subtle social cues, such as the yawns and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I get the impression that some people feel Kaci should have said, "Oh, OK. I'll just surrender my civil rights. Even...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. You mean the TB patients who are actually infected with TB? The consensus among actual ebola experts across the world...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. :speechless:
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. I was reading in our local yokel paper the other day, a small cafe that I enjoy eating at is needing to move because the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Your vague fear of some imagined mandatory death decree does not negate an individual's right to determine their own fate on...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. Your own self-dignity can not be determined by some random person on the radio trying to get ratings. A core tenant of...
    edmia
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. I just love you all.....you all have been good for me! I am doing ok! Much more painful than I would prefer or expected. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Dr. Buetler is not an expert on EBV. His main expertise is in the immune system as it relates to HPV and...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. ​Why are registered nurses being considered "students"?
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  19. I support K.H. in her attempt to spread reason, not Ebola.
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. Thanks for being so brave. I was on medication from age 6 until 17 and like you, I was tested as gifted. Like someone...
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    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. Dishonesty seems to run in the family. I hope you get a dose of your own medicine soon, so that you can see WHY it is wrong...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. Wow; this goes beyond laziness; it's unethical. If you were caught, it would be justifiable to restrict or remove your...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. You're really asking us to help you commit academic fraud in your nursing program?? In what other ways are you willing to...
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. And yet ... you (and your baby) have lived to tell the tale. I since there are no reputable reports of fomites (ah! fomites!...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  25. I was just reading other threads and noticed they had not been infected. I came back here to post that observation and to...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  26. Well, given the experience Amber Vinson had with the CDC, it might be correct to assume that the "experts" have their...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  27. I think we ought to start a petition to name her Nurse of the Year. She is standing up to incredible BS and maintains her...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  28. Iím seriously considering starting a petition to have the licenses revoked for every nurse who bases his or her professional...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  29. Ok, found an abundance of references on HPNA site..Thanks edmia!
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  30. My pathophysiology teacher is an MD, who got her degree in Germany. She told us many stories of going to school in germany,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. Yes, that study, done in the UK, found that one specific strain of Ebola can survive for as long as 50 days on glass...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  32. Well we could argue that philosophically, because I don't entirely agree with the premise. However, in this case that...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  33. Bull Feces. She has broken no law. She has endangered no one. She does not meet ANY of the medical or scientific criteria...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  34. Speaking only for myself, I don't find it disturbing that "other professionals may have a different opinion than (me)," but...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  35. I have to disagree about our knowing very little about Ebola. It first presented itself in 1976 I believe and there are 5...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  36. Exactly how is she "putting others at risk"?
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  37. Or, after seeing Ms. Hickox' experience, will simply not go to Africa in the first place, and that's where we really need...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  38. I agree with the OP. Kaci is correct, science, medicine and the law are on her side. She doesn't have Ebola antibodies,...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  39. She is the nurse who returned from Africa and was placed in quarantine despite not being sick. I'm not going to give all the...
    edmia
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  40. Wow. Mere proximity to members of the opposite sex does not guarantee adultery. At least not in people with morals.
    edmia
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  41. Leave NYC
    edmia
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  42. I agree. We should not have to give up our right to privacy when we become healthcare workers!! :banghead:
    edmia
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  43. This just seems so unfair and discriminatory to me. Shall we start asking nurses, "hey are you diabetic?" and then expect...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  44. Undoubtedly there's people there who don't like me. Just like there would be people everywhere who don't like me. That's how...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Cultures are different everywhere, as you have witnessed first hand. The very, very best thing you can do for yourself is...
    edmia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Again, as I have stated before, the need for movement does not signify that someone is not ready for college. It is simply...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. What a great conversation! So I am one of those types who get's easily distracted by what others are doing, which is why I...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. I've read many responses now that say that they would be too interested in what the person is knitting, wondering what...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. I too am surprised at the negative responses here. As a previous instructor (not nursing) I never judged engagement by who...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. Wow, I'm surprised at all these negative responses. I do knit in class and so do at least two others in my class (~30...
    edmia
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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