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  1. There is no easiest job in the or.
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. The point of the procedure is to show the woman that the fetus is already cute and baby-like and that she is committing...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  3. I'm the one who first said something about talking to the office manager. Not because it wasn't a nurse drawing my blood,...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. This is the truth: Some of these RN's wouldn't be able to function, nor provide GOOD patient care if it wasn't for the...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Okay... this is a touchy subject. There are so many things that LPN's can NOT do. Where I work, I as a LOWLY LPN, yes, an...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. As others have mentioned; my only concern would security. I would make sure they have a good system in place to ensure...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Excellent advice. I think the OP should examine her own feelings, and pay attention to that uneasy doubt. Just as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. To the OP: I apologize that so many members on this board are using their own beliefs to give you advice on your current...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I think you need to pay attention to the uneasy feeling. Probe it, talk with others about it, make sure before you take a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. to disagree. while the same 'ole same 'old pop up.... if it is a while later there may be more value to add, insight to be...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I think a lot of us can tell when a thread is going to go bad before anyone responds ..... it's the same threads that have...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. That's how I am with pts. But thank goodness we have a place like allnurses where we can let the "bad" stuff out. I know...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. i have to agree with this. when there are that many thanks/responses, it has indeed struck a chord. not all mods/admins...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Yes! Allnurses finds old threads and pulls them up for us. I figure, so what if it's old? Posters can express themselves,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. That's why I never post about anything except sugar and spice and everything nice.:spin:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I thought I was making an observation; not critisizing.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I think it shows that many people have noticed the same thing and maybe felt the sting of critisism over this. It happened...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. That's probably a record number of thanks. I guess it's always good to talk about negative things, and some things need to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Check this out for surgery videos: I'm a circulator (will be learning to scrub soon, hopefully) and I like to watch...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. Scrubbing is in my opinion a total OTJ experience. The more you do it the more you learn etc... Let me tell you what...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. A lot of parents that have a sick baby have never even been able to see their baby without tubes, wires, machines, etc. ...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. If nurses are angry and frustrated and taking that anger and frustration out on patients; they need to get help or get out. ...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. The way you handle the baby can mean a lot to the family. I handle the baby gently when washing and wrapping and prefer to...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. I remember when I was new to allnurses, and didn't know any better, I dug through some of the older threads and added an...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I think the above poster's advice is good for dealing with any difficult person, along the lines of catching more flies with...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  26. Think about it this way the format of all nurses is such that only the recent posts come up first...if the repeated topic...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I am pretty new here and even I have gotten tired of seeing some of the same things over and over, but ya know what I do, I...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I find it refreshing that many posters here are expressing their real feelings- and not being nauseatingly PC and phony,...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. The best way to handle this is -don't read it if its a subject you've gotten tired of. There are lots of threads you can...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. People don't come to Allnurses just for information, but to interact and discuss with real life people and develop online...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Yes, I have noticed it. Whenever I'm told that, I respond that although the topic has been discussed before, I wasn't part...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I don't like the "do a search" answer because I've literally spent hours searching for a thread that had a tidbit of...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. It regulary happens that someone posts a question or brings up a topic, and is immediately told "This has been discussed...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. The above part of your response surprised me. I, too, do my best for my patients. I do my best to make things better for...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I know next to nothing about occupational health nursing, but it seems to me that the division of labor where you work is...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. and now that i have your attention........ could we please declare a ban on this phrase? at least among nurses. we...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. The problem that I see is that when it is legalized everyone with a doctor is going to suddenly have a "legitimate" reason...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. i'm not understanding why this is such a news flash. it's not only fast food restaurants, but in all our processed foods....
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Nursing News
  39. Well, it is true, we have some nurses that are desensitized in the true sense of the word, and then there are others that...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  40. i know this won't come as a total shock, but some patients lie. some manipulate. some are confused and don't understand. ...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  41. Overwhelming info. Lets remember, it all comes down to a choice! Its not like we are forced to eat there!
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Nursing News
  42. Considering this is a work-related exercise, the correct response would be to immediately pay for the intruder's purchases,...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Unless you are surrounded by medical people, your loved ones do not really understand what you do all day. Fellow medical...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Has anyone ever thought that JACHO could be the major culprit. They are way out of control with all their mandates and...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Nursing News
  45. I agree with NC. I too wish all the grouchy, miserable, tired nurses would retire. Everyone wants to defend the nurse that...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  46. Okay. I could stomach the others but the one with trach is just disgusting.
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  47. I think the reason most of it is negative is because it's an oppurtunity to vent. In many settings, such as my own even...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I got tired of the scritping and "customer service initiative" in hospital nursing. Some days it felt like it was more...
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Nurse managers who say what you want to hear and don't back it up with their actions.
    Marie_LPN, RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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