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By LilRedRN1973

Joined Sep 11, '03. LilRedRN1973 is a Registered Nurse. She has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ICU, dialysis, psych, corrections'. Posts: 1,119 (12% Liked) Likes: 348

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  1. Love me some Toradol!
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What's that one that starts with a "D"? Duh..dil...da...la...something? :rolleyes:
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Yes, I was looking around the Web and I once found a LPN job in a remote part of the Yukon Territory that paid 65 Canadian...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. UPS package deliverers are overpaid. You deserve your overtime pay, and god knows you do a crap-ton of it. But your hourly...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Seriously? You really believe this tripe? Who is is that notices the subtle changes in the patients respiration rate,...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Clearly you have never talked to your wife about what her job entails... or never listened when she told you.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Does your wife know how uneducated you are about what she does and what she knows?
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. You've chosen a different job. One could make a lot of money being a lineman or obviously delivering UPS packages. Neither...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I feel I DO live in luxury. Compared to so many others,that is. I live in a decent sized 2500sq foot 3 bedroom home, drive a...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. ^ I hear that! ^ I feel the same way, actually. It's just the idea of "luxury" (especially as the OP described it) is...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Honestly, no advanced degree like NP or CRNA is required. It's all about living within your means and prioritizing where...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Yes, my family and I do enjoy the finer things... We eat nothing but the finest gourmet meals that Perkins can serve, our...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Another thing: narcotics are jailhouse currency. They can be cheeked, palmed, keistered, bought, sold, traded. Easy to...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  14. 1. Work in a large rural/suburban hospital system in PA - acute care - med surge 2. ASN, RN 3. EVERYONE works every other...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Hi all! Haven't posted in a while, but am making a come back. I wanted to do a post that would generate some good moral,...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. A few come to mind, from my days working the yard at a male medium-security state prison. The first we received a man...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. This is what I'm hoping for....I make over $45 an hour now. I'm hoping if I advance at the home care agency doing clinical...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nobody was "knocking" your suggestion just the reasoning behind it. It's important for folks to know that smaller syringes...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. I would agree. Larger diameter syringes have less pressure than smaller diameter. "PSI generated by a syringe is...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. Unless I'm mistaken, smaller syringes generate higher injection pressure than larger syringes do. OP, I've never heard...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  21. You might want to check your facts about this.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. 500 mikes of fentanyl will fix their pain along with that annoying breathing habit.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  23. Hate to burst your bubble but the ER is not all codes and death and trauma. Its 95% boring clinic and 5% terror.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I have been an RN for all of four months, but I can heartily second lots of what you've said here. I work days and nights,...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Not necessarily generational! COB here who both admires good body art and had tattoo years before my Navy son did!
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. You're free to hold this opinion, just know it's not very current anymore. I suspect it's generational.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. This shift is also a favorite among the middle-aged and 'older' married empty-nesters who do not have to worry as much about...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Because bedside nursing lacks the autonomy that would make a five-day workweek bearable. The HR director, recruiter,...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I can't stand vomit. By the time each of my 4 kids was 2, they knew where the bucket was... Give me suctioning, lancing of...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. You mean M&M enemas are still used? WOW, I remember the first one I gave - almost didn't make it out of the blast range in...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Because charting that is too wordy and overly detailed can potentially get the entire facility in trouble if the wrong...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I currently work on a surgical floor that takes some ortho patients (I am leaving for ED next month). Pain management is...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  33. I couldn't disagree more.....as I am just recovering from an emergent surgery. Pain is pain. I had nurses that empathized...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  34. Did you ask them how they thought the state department of labor would feel about that?
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Previous Job: 1. Texas, Central 2. 0 - 2 years exp 3. ICU 4. $23/hr - $25/hr 5. Night diff approx 21%, weekend 10%...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Ahh...milk and molasses enemas. I still can eat gingerbread after giving one. ;)
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Well, Life_is_good_1973, Now you've gone and done it! Milk and molasses enemas? Never heard of such! All I know is that my...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Vomit and phlegm! Anything from the mouth, really. I would rather have a GI bleed patient let loose a stream of stool on my...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Avoid the benzodiazapines. They are designed for short term use only, highly addictive and can mimic the symptoms of anxiety...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  40. Self care. When I experience high stress (which has been a LOT since this adventure began) I just have to pause and take...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  41. What's the point of sticking around for a few more days or weeks of terrible suffering? How does that make it 'better' for...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing News
  42. I'm not conflicted at all. I'm fully in favor of assisted suicide for terminal illness, or greatly diminished quality of...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing News
  43. Regardless of the legality or how others feel about what she has decided to do, I suspect that she has made an informed...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing News
  44. I watched my Nana die from a glioblastoma. These tumors grow "fingers", I don't have to tell you what that does to the...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing News
  45. I think that it is absolutely 100% up to the pt and personally none of my business. I think every person with a terminal...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing News
  46. I work 12-hour night shifts and remain mindful of the risks to my health. My total cholesterol jumped from 177 to 254 in...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing News
  47. I understand your frustration but also feel that there are some holes in your story especially when it comes to your...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  48. Bluedevil, I honestly wouldnt return to you either based on your policy. People want relief from their pain, not a pain nazi...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  49. Rubbing an ice cube on the spot will do the trick as well when it is a fresh blood stain. I've gotten out more than a few...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Bring a bag of candy for your coworkers. Sugared up coworkers are much more likely to help.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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