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  1. In the trauma ICU had a pt with a temp of 104, purely from the head injury. Meds wouldn't work so we packed him in ice. Ran...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Warning: Proceed with caution! The following is so sickeningly sweet, so saccharine, that it will rot your teeth. And...
    **LaurelRN
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. I would put everything in writing, maybe even on an occurrence report form. They're evaluating your performance, you...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Home phone rings Me: Hello, Unit B, this is Nurse Pixie how may I help you. Any Alarm rings (microwave, preheating oven,...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. The name of the site is ALL NURSES. It is for ALL nurses... ones who hate their jobs included. The purpose of this site...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. I think I love you.
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I wanted to let you guys know that it's official...I'm a CCRN. All the studying and prep payed off! :) LN
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. I am being polite Esme. You don't want to hear what I really think!:***:
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. As a nursing student just beginning their journey.....it is difficult to understand the nuances of HIPAA. There is nothing...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Keep in mind that healthcare workers are allowed to share their stories about patients, families, colleagues, and visitors...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Wouldn't his reply violate HIPAA? Poo, did I just violate HIPAA by quoting you? I said, "Poo." That was...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Why do nursing students always eat the old nurses? I'm tired of being bullied by students yelling at me for being...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. As usual nurses held to an unreachable standard. This is supposed to be a place where you can vent. You cannot do it...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Why don't you PM Brian and share your concerns with him? He makes the rules, and he has his reasons for those rules. If...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Okay, here is another angle for you: If I vent to people I actually work with, they ALL will know who I am talking about....
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Brand new nurse already with the greater than thou mentality.
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I do not care about the statistical data.....34 years of being a nurse is proof enough to me....
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Someone said the "q" word at the start of a shift the other day. I made her spin around three times and spit to prevent bad...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Why is the focus of this thread becoming how long the OP has been a nurse? Is becoming frustrated with things the exclusive...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. And, we have our first taker!!!!! But she/he has not quite pulled the trigger...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. patient surveys might actually be helpful if they addressing issues we could actually do something about. direct the...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Wow some of you guys... including the OP... are quite harsh. Everyone has slow days. So maybe you did walk through the...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. hehe. Sometimes it could have been caught quicker and fixed easier. Unfortunately, with ratios going the direction that...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I've never stuck anyone eight times, nor do I roll my eyes. I acknowledge their concerns and use therapeutic communication...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. I bet they got the same thing as the RNs, just in their own "color." I am sick of owning all of the ancillary staff as...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I have seen many things in 25 years of nursing. Some happy, some sad, and some so horrifying that I wondered about the...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I haven't had lunch in 35 years....rarely get paid for it. It comes down to staffing by numbers. You can't leave 1 nurse in...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  28. I feel for you, Sirapples. There is a big difference between saving someone's life and forcing them to live. Most...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  29. Add me to this camp: the gloves are to protect the WEARER. They are not sterile, so they're not any more or less clean,...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Wow. That's pretty over the top! I would be tempted to post, "...but I thought you got kicked out of nursing school for...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. And for God's sake, don't come here and ask us to do your homework for you either. Because we will remember your name! ;)
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. So if you're out of hospital nursing what are you doing now? I hate when nurses say I'm so busy I can't take a break, I...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I agree...and I don't know about you all or the OP school, but I had to take a research class.....I am really getting weary...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Insane - you have to take a stand. You all should. If you all resign for whatever reason you want to put they will be...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. It's hard for me to give you the benefit of the doubt that you're not intentionally trying to stir up trouble, but very...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. It's kind of like asking why I didn't want to be a lawyer or a teacher. The answer = I wanted to be a nurse. Really not...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Another satisfied customer of overworked, under appreciated nurses. I feel that maybe the doctor should have ordered daily...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I know I'm going to be the black sheep here, but isn't America a free country? Since when does your job limits your speech....
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. It all boils down to where you work and what your patient population is. For a confused, intubated patient, thrashing...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  40. You're so right. I have to run the propofol at 100 mcg routinely and the pharmacists are always ranting and raving!! We...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  41. It went something like this: Brand new nurse comes to me about family members bullying her to give "grannie" more pain...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. i have been struck while reading this thread by the confusion about diabetes classification. to clarify: a person with...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. OK. I'm not always that great at explaining things, but here goes: Nursing isn't like a factory job, where there is a...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  44. Careful....it's a long way down from that high horse you're on.
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Congratulations. Pat yourself on the back. Your a winner. :yeah:
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  46. Congratulations on passing nursing school.....no time to rest as the NCLEX is a beast but is passable if you prepare...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  47. I am sure the post was NOT meant for an autistic child. I would like to believe that most (if not all of) us venting...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Exactly, the kids who have issues are one thing and most if not all healthcare people realize that an autistic child is...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. And you don't think that you are judging me? You know nothing about me, my life, and my experiences, professional nor...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Hmmm. Not a big fan of Florida anyway (no offense) and have no desire to work there, and seeing the nurse to patient ratio...
    **LaurelRN
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing


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