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By edmia

Joined Aug 19, '07. Posts: 558 (54% Liked) Likes: 924

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  1. I'm just curious about the incident report: why write one? The incident did not harm a patient, so why write it? Just to...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Good job. Just one thing: you say she's alert and oriented and later on mention she responds to verbal stimulus. I would use...
    Sep 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Now that's a good recommendation! It might be because I'm nearing the 6th decade of life, but relocating sounds very...
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. I agree with this (including the cursive comment -- it's pathetic that kids can't read cursive now...). Technology is an...
    Sep 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Oh crapola, Viva. I'm sorry. It's a very difficult process. Glad you have more time together.
    Sep 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Joe needs a new Health Care Agent/POA! But, if he is unwilling to ask for new paperwork to be drawn up, then you can't do...
    Sep 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Well, that's going to be based on your particular employer's policy. Is this a new hire test? Or, is it a yearly test or...
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Yes, I wonder often. But I really like being anonymous so it would take something big to reveal myself. I am a completely...
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Most hospitals I've worked in use the disposable pillows. There are also the plastic covered ones, which are also much nicer...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I would have loved to participate but the survey invite must have gone to my spam folder. Just found many AN emails there...
    Sep 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I didn't study. I was planning to but then life got in the way. I took it about 2 months after graduating, cut off at 75...
    Sep 1
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Ok, English is not my first language so at times pronunciation of new words is hard for me. I've never heard of this finna...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I agree! Although I have to admit my spelling has greatly suffered from auto-correct on the app where I do most of my...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. You are very lucky. We have 2 for the entire hospital.
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Well, I think it's natural to find people in a nursing workplace that become good friends. No one else understands what you...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. To clarify: this is because the hospital staffs only 2 RTs to cover 500+ beds. Not because they aren't capable. I always...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. What? Do you have an RT on standby? If I had to wait for RT to do these things, I'd wither... We do all of that (ok, not...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Sigh...
    Aug 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I agree! How could 1 dose of calcium throw this patient into an arrhythmia? Did she also administer it too fast? (Assuming...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. I have only worked at large teaching facilities and the residents and attendings are always texting each other regarding...
    Aug 23
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges

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