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By rngolfer53

Joined Sep 13, '08. Posts: 687 (53% Liked) Likes: 985

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  1. My experience is that, more often than not, the patient knows, or has a pretty darn good idea of what's going on. When...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Training and orientation are different things. Orientation is to familiarize the new employee with the particulars of the...
    Jul 7 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. If I read your post correctly, you're about one year out of school. With your limited hospital experience, that may be "new...
    Jul 7 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. An axiom of used car dealers is "there's a 'posterior':cheeky: for every seat." The many roles and setting nurses work in...
    Jul 7 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I recently had a confused gentleman whose normal home routine was watching a couple old TV programs and a game show. He knew...
    Jun 17 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The general media is little but a repeater of press releases and other sculpted messages put out by institutions such as...
    Jun 17 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I work 12 hour days in a hospice IPU. I will, with a late call-out or some other emergency stay an extra six hours but only...
    Jun 17 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. As a hospice nurse, I always think that un/undercontrolled pain is a cardinal sin.
    Jun 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I work inpatient hospice, and I get a good % of people who will respond with "uncomfortable" when I ask about pain, and I...
    Jun 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I agree with this. What is the downside of asking a post-op Pt if they're having pain? If they say "yes" and there are...
    Jun 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Was this person A&O? Competent? If so, what ever happened to autonomy? I'm getting to be old and perhaps crotchety...
    Jun 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Job descriptions should never be confused with the actual job assignment, in nursing or anywhere else for that matter. ...
    Jun 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Why add complexity to a word when the addition provides no benefit?:no: "Orientated" and similar constructs are often...
    Apr 2 '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Certainly, there are not guarantees, but it pays to do what you can to put the odds in your favor, as you say. The...
    Mar 3 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The only thing I'd add is that you really found how much you miss LTC when you weren't around it.
    Feb 20 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Several months ago, I took care of a wonderful, and feisty LOL who needed to poop. Really needed to poop. She had tried...
    Feb 20 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I know your "never" may not be literal, but what would be your position if strong evidence showed that 12 hour shifts put...
    Feb 20 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The charge nurse could and should inform security and management of the facts, and make sure the nurse is given an...
    Feb 17 '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Yes, it is. But continuing for a month, with apparently no attempt to come into compliance with the law shows a great deal...
    Feb 17 '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Nah. They won't buckle if it's simply a question of staff safety. Now money, that's a different story. The white flag...
    Feb 17 '13
    Forum: Nursing News

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