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By aknottedyarn

Joined Jun 7, '08 - from 'Delaware. River and State'. aknottedyarn is a retired. She has 'a life time' year(s) of experience. Posts: 7,964 (87% Liked) Likes: 23,216

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  1. I also am against capital punishment. It can't change what happened, it is very expensive, and time consuming to go through...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. I went into nursing and felt that was the only path I wanted. Perhaps you could say it was a calling. I loved nursing and,...
    Jan 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. There may be other ways of describing the relationships. I have never heard it described as similar to phantom pain, and I...
    Jan 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. When my DH was brain dead the doctors gave me a choice. In 24 hrs. they would remove all machines (I do not recall exact...
    Jan 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Viva, as another retired nurse I agree with all 10. Of course I am old enough to recall white uniforms, sensible white...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. I agree that it is not the words, it is the actions. It is the non-verbals. It is the conversations overheard by family...
    Jan 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Mechanical support is what family members see. When they are told it is a temporary measure to mechanically support...
    Jan 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Did something change in the pt. condition to lead to having an RN on day shift? I agree that at this point it is time to...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. As a family member who has gone through this scenario not once, but twice, I like the idea of mechanical support. In both...
    Jan 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. A nurse in a Michigan hospital kissed the patient's forehead. More than 6,000 miles away, Sanaz Nezami's family in Iran...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Thank you for a great article. My recent experiences as a family member and friend of patients in two hospitals run by the...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Merry Christmas, a bit late, but I figure I still can say it until Jan. 6th. This is great. So on target for all nurses....
    Dec 29 '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  13. This is my doctor. He told me not to get a tattoo because I could get an infection. I said most infections come from...
    Nov 8 '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  14. "I don't care that you were up studying for the pharmacology test all night. Students still cannot bring coffee to clinical...
    Aug 14 '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  15. We cannot give legal advice. Get to that lawyer. Ask those same questions and many more. Domestic violence in any form is...
    Aug 3 '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  16. if you are new to this site you will find many people with many belief systems and many opinions. Some people are...
    Jul 5 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  17. To me this is close to violating TOS, as it is almost medical advice. Read about what the test actually means. I do...
    Jul 4 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. I agree a meeting is necessary. I am flabbergasted that the school would suggest a retake of the course without even...
    Jul 1 '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  19. A union would immediately file hostile work environment charges to management. They would support staff not being injured...
    Jun 20 '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. That is so sad. If vaccination can save any young people and their families this kind of suffering then the incorrect worry...
    Jun 20 '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics

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