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Joined Jul 13, '08 - from 'My secret underground bunker'. Crispy Critter is a RN. She has '42' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ER I/CCU Cath lab LTC'. Posts: 50 (60% Liked) Likes: 102

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  1. I hate it when patients lie to me. Drives me nuts. I want to believe you have abdominal pain. I really do. I want to believe...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Sometimes it seems like patients in the hospital think they have won the pain med lottery and want to take full advantage to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I'm aware that pain is subjective. I made a comment regarding a post I found funny, and you decide to get all holier than...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. let's see... special snowflake, to crusty snowflake, to specialized bat, to crusty bat, which gives...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. It may be overused, but it's just so wonderfully descriptive. Maybe we should set up parameters for use?
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  6. Not a big deal at all, but as a floor nurse I always got irrationally annoyed when I would go to do an A&O, mobile patient's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. My biggest pet peeve is when patients come into the hospital and get admitted. Really gets in the way of my candy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I frequently say "10 being somebody ripped off your left arm and is beating you over the head with it while kicking you in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Try asking "with 10 being poked in the eye by a toothpick covered in hot sauce". Sometimes I have filter failure when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Oh and baby talk. I. Cannot. Stand. Baby. Talk!!! From grown adults to grown adults. It sets my teeth on edge. Especially...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. -"On a scale of 0-10 with 10 being the worst pain you've ever felt please rate your pain." -"It's a 20" -"I'm sorry,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Patient's who are needy drive me nuts! Whether it is emotional of physical I cannot stand it. I know patients are sick and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. "I am allergic to everything but IV Dilaudid. And they usually start me at 4mg." "I am allergic to Depakote, Prozac,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I can manage with most behaviours but I hate it when the pt just stares at you blankly. Me: What can I help you with? ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I dislike calls and complaints about "normal" or chronic things. Patient: I had a bad dream. Me: OK, what do you do at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Whining. I can't stand whining. It's always the teenage boys. The WORST whiners. :yes:
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  17. Any health concern which the floor nurse cannot address or anything that would make a floor nurse anxious to deal with on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I hate people that hate people.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Perfect! People are already dead, so you don't have to pretend to like them.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Maybe you should get a job working in a morgue. You don't have to work with the living, and I'd say it is probably a nice...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Oh god. You dug through her vomit to retrieve pills?? Blegh.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I wonder if the OP will come back and respond-probably not since he doesn't want to "defend" us anymore...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I'd give a patient with a marginal blood sugar a snack, too ...especially before putting them to bed for the night. Staff...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Who said nurses needed "defended" in the first place? If you are not receiving the care you feel you should be inform the...
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  25. I have the opposite issue. I work in a SNF/LTC and we get way too many admits who would've still been in the hospital even...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I think it should be our job to educate patients about what is best for them, and if they do not do it, chart that the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Oh goodness AutumnApple, I would have been absolutely livid! I feel like society in general needs to be educated. Right...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Your analogy between your daughter's job at Starbucks and a busy nurse is bogus. Nursing staff are highly trained...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. They must have been Prada shoes. :sarcastic: As I said in my original reply...we can't fix stupid. We can fix multiple...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. You should report the agency to Medicare for demanding that you complete paperwork on unseen or dead patients. That's fraud....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I feel ya OP!! I worked as a CNA in both an acute care setting as well as LTC, so I know and fully understand that I'd be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I'd be delighted if the patient's family members were to get some sleep, but frankly, the patient's room is not the place...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Your title is nurses that kill. So are you telling us you killed the charge nurse?
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  34. Ferrets bit the face all most completely off a little girl in Philly several months ago...
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  35. Hire a lawyer ASAP and don't say another word to the BON until you do.
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  36. Visiting hours. Previous floor (Med/surg) had none. What's nice: 1. Family can alert us of change in status, or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. No limitations on visiting hours sounds like a U.S. healthcare system ploy to keep those satisfaction scores high. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. OY. Like we needed another reason to dislike JC visits.... Visiting hours give people a much-needed break from...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I like it because it supports my delusions that I'm still young and hip. :D
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. And then I would have to say farethewell to my dear friend LadyFree28. As a clown, you would petrify me.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I would want to become an archaeologist to learn about the ancient world or to become a translator.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I would be a reviewer of all-inclusive vacation resorts.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I would be the director of the largest no kill animal shelter in the U.S.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I think I should add one more to my original post...if there was a way to be paid for it, I would love to be a life-long...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. My Fat. Wish it wasn't.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I really think that some of these violations should not be visible after X number of years. The violations need to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Without necessarily going into all the details, you might want to sit your teenagers down and have a talk with them about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I'd like to get money for my expenses without the hassle of going through all that...you know...EMPLOYMENT. Maybe I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. It's probably a tactic he uses frequently, to make people feel bad about themselves so they ask for his help and buy what...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. You did a great job on assessing your resident, communicating with the physician, and getting her the medical care that she...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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