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By Libitina

Joined Dec 21, '07. Posts: 147 (30% Liked) Likes: 87

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  1. Please enlighten us as to your extensive expertise on the topic. You have a post-graduate degree in immunology/epidemiology...
    Libitina
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  2. Unfortunately, it is absolutely true. CDC press release: Protection from Flu Vaccination Reduced this Season | CDC Online...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  3. And everyone stopped listening to you right there. You are part of the problem, implying that association, which was...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  4. Are you anticipating a gun fight fight when you bring your gun to work at the hospital? I a not starting an argument but...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Hmmmm...nurse...scrubs....concealed weapons. ...what could possibly go wrong?
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. I know that it is useless in the car. But why would you bring it in a hospital? Not a place for a weapon. You have security...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Well written. As a fellow RN, CNOR, I too have run into this attitude from other nurses who work outside the OR. Much of the...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Snatch it two reasons. One you keep looking until you find another. Two you also gain...
    Libitina
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Like others have said, I would take it just for the sake of having it while continuing to look elsewhere. As you said, it...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Emory Nurses decreased their work hours from 12 hour shifts to 8 hour shifts with a 45 minute break and a shower after 4...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  11. Excellent video. How many hospitals have this type of PPE available and the buddy system and showers in protocol?
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  12. Excellent video of nurses at Emory and how they protect themselves from Ebola: Nurses show how they prepare to treat...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  13. I'm expecting his resignation, too. And if he doesn't resign, he needs to be fired. What an ineffective and incompetent...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  14. 3fins, I agree with you. I too would be walking the other way, guiltless. They should have let the negligent administrators...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  15. Nurses from the hospital in Dallas have come forward to report on the deplorable conditions they had to work under while...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  16. I've never heard this word. Had to look it up. And I'm well-read. ;) Perseveration - Wikipedia, the free...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. When this started I totally thought you were going to talk about poop.
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I am watching cnn outfront hosted by erin burnett. Throughout this program she has said the most offensive things about...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  19. How predictable that health officials are now saying "there must have been a breach in protocol." Are these healthcare...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  20. They always blame the nurses! I can't see a nurse who knows she will care for a patient with Ebola not taking all the...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  21. And didn't Brantley get infected despite use of PPE, but where was the CDC in throwing him under the bus? I rarely get angry...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  22. And if we nurses demand the buddy system and better PPE, we will be vilified as not doing the jobs we were "called" to do.
    Libitina
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  23. Has anyone else noticed that it appears that the longer the virus is incubating in the host, the more likely it is to be...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  24. I don't even listen to this guy, but just because I am a nurse in an ED, it's "Welcome to the Dope Show" by Marylin Manson
    Libitina
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. the gloves are going to be contaminated period. take off gown and glove same time. I have used the bio hazard tyvec suits...
    Libitina
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  26. that theory goes right out he window in real life with a pathogen like ebola. you do not want to expose any uncovered skin...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  27. Then do you put on clean gloves? How do you prevent the virus from touching your fingers if you touch anything else with...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  28. Gloves are the first thing you remove... Check out this CDC website.
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  29. gloves are not the first thing you remove. you want to contaminate yourself? The first thing is the gown, by grabbing from...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  30. The problem is, the right PPE should have meant she couldn't easily touch her face with a glove. BBC News - How not to...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  31. They say it's not airborne, although there is already one airborne varient and what is to stop it from mutating. If we are...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  32. I wonder if lack of insurance played any role in not keeping him to test him the first time. Would not be the first time...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  33. Beth slammed her locker closed, and adjusted her green scrubs. She pulled a blue bouffant cap over her hair and stepped into...
    Libitina
    Article Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  34. Thank you for what you do!! Hello, I'm disabled (cerebral palsy) and use a wheelchair to get around. I have had many...
    Libitina
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  35. What would I do? I would do just as I do with my HIV or TB patients. I would be assiduous about precautions, wash my hands...
    Libitina
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  36. This is such a myth, at least in right-to-work state FL! Well, maybe *technically* you won't be abandoning a pt but you...
    Libitina
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  37. Smart move. Please make sure that the Medical Director is fully aware of the problems within this organization. He is...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I won't repeat what's already been said so eloquently by other posters, but just wanted to chime in to say, DO NOT UNDER ANY...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. If a child becomes ill and possibly permanently disabled by for something that he was supposed to be vaccinated for the...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. If you are even peripherally involved in a CMS investigation of Medicaid or Medicare fraud you will be unemployable at any...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. If you have malpractice call them and ask for advice. Call your BON and ask them for advice. Here are my thoughts. You...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Forward the work emails to your home account before they are removed.
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. One correction-- have him write down his response.
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. If you are going to stay with this job, get malpractice insurance asap. With that being said, I would go back and suggest...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Oh, and save that email!!!
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I do not sign off on things I didn't do, unless I've witnessed them myself. It's a personal policy. A line I won't cross....
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. She is passing the buck of illegal activity to you. The answer is "No, I cannot falsify documentation." Whether you agree or...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. My understanding is that federal law requires documentation of: Date vaccine given Date of publication of the Vaccine...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Every time I've given an immunization I have had to log the expiration date, lot number, and manufacturer. There's a lot of...
    Libitina
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. It is never easy having someone in your care die, sometimes though, it may be the better outcome. My dear father had AAA...
    Libitina
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing


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