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By Cinquefoil

Joined Oct 3, '08. Posts: 194 (33% Liked) Likes: 215

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  1. I know this is sounding like a broken record, but correlation between two pieces of data does not always equal causation. ...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. These studies were done primarily when ADN's with years of experience in the field started going back to get their BSN's in...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Hello, I won't comment on the time management thing, because even though you could probably trim some fat off your night,...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. The best thing that the OP can do for the nurses that are being taught is that we are 2 people. A nurse, and a person...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. The poll should have another choice-"call the MD,clarify the order"
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. On certain weekends during college I would spend the entirety of the time that the library was open studying; I would get...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. This is why I suggest developing a more mature perspective. I have no intention of going tit for tat, so I'll just stop...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Ok, I'm getting sick of this. Nurses: calm down and stop being so hard on yourselves! I don't think the problem is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Multi-dose bottles of meds. One nurse would give meds to all pts. The med room was stocked with many, many multi-dose...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I am speechless. That policy seems overly strict and in the case of your co-worker it was implemented in a horrendously...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I agree with Nurse. I would definitely be looking for another job. How Heartless. Please give my condolences to your co...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Maybe they'll come around 50% faster...? ;)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Pink: Raise Your Glass Lady GaGa: Bad Romance Taylor Swift: Mean Carly Rae Jepsen: Call Me Maybe Lady GaGa: ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. According to my research (magic school bus throw back!) 'Dont stop believing' by Journey is 119 bpm :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. As well as 'don't stop till ya get enough' by MJ :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Just learned that Bangarang by Skrillex is 110 bpm... I'm going to be getting all dubstep in my codes now. Bonus points for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Well I obviously wasn't blindly following her since I asked opinions of others. But thank you.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. So my story with the love of Haldol, brings warns to them as well. We had a nice elderly gentleman that was confused and...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. You're going to have to change your userID now. :)
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    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  20. end of a long, busy, stressful day in the OR....last case of the day and everyone is tired and grumpy. The room is very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Something is just brewing inside of me that needs to come out... This primarily an emotional response but there's some...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I was hit by a tractor trailer on my way into work. Was actually stuck in my car. Thought i woule blow up. Firefighters had...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. You may be right, but I can't help but think, given 1-2 years of the same experiences as myself, someone such as an MA with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. One of my co-workers said she saw a chart that said "Pt had large bowel movement ambulating around floor!" Amanda :)
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. LOL... a nurse that I have worked with for a long time once had a crush on a very attractive resident and used to complain...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  26. The 6 month mark was like magic for me. I remember coming on here during my first few months (esp. the first 2 during my...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. I happen to teach Peds and I always tell students, If you need to draw up a dosage that is less than 1 ml, always use a TB...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  28. I explain to our cardiac patients: Ya got yer plumbing and ya got yer electrical. Valve issues = plumbing Coronary...
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    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  29. Heart sounds occur from the flow of blood through the heart, and turbulence created with the closing of the valves...
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    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  30. Pacemakers themselves do not create abnormal heart sounds. What you most likely heard was a valve murmur in a patient who...
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    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  31. Congratulations to you; this is what habilitation is all about. Everyone deserves a second chance, I'm proud of you
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    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  32. As a new nurse and a grouchy old fart, I broke my manager from this within 3 months of hiring me. She called me around 1PM...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Manipulative patients are annoying. Aggravating. Down right ran me off from my last job. (When you're on a dilaudid PCA...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. well there are a lot of things to consider. i am only a student so i am not as wise as the experienced nurses here of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Not all sources of pain show up on a conventional test. I can understand the concern, but I also think that if there's that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. and what about those "crabby, opiate-hookde" pts, who have legit pain? some do, you know. leslie
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. On one hand, I agree that too many narcotics are given out to some people. Working in the ER, some of the same people show...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Well, first, most of the technical skills are going to get faster with repetition. Like twice as fast, that's a lot of extra...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Know that patients will try to be brave, and that the pain WILL quickly go out of control if you don't get on it when it's...
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    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  40. I seriously don't think I could handle being a nurse in many other places. There is a reason, I guess, why it's so hard...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. You just need to explain to her that "covering" her patients while she is on her break just means that you will take care of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. This notion of having everything "caught up" is interesting to me. If I waited until everything was done, I'd almost never...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Why don't you just take her aside and calmly explain how things are supposed to work with this. I bet she's overwhelmed, and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. No one was blaming the new grads themselves, more the system itself. There seems to be a partnership between nursing schools...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Ok.....I know I'm late to the game....I am still feeling like I've been run over by a MACK truck....:barf02:. Here it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. 5 stepdown patients? Nights? What is the CNA to patient ratio? 5 seems like a lot when I see most places around here 1:4...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  47. Don't forget for neuro (lamis, discectomies, etc), good god get rid of that trapeze bar!! It's funny...I am going to be...
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    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  48. The dates were Jan. 7th-22nd.
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    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  49. Laurie, Keep your chin up and just roll with the punches. Those nurses are acting really stupid. Ignore them put them on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. You can also get in in the rural areas of the Midwest. Basically talk to your friends and family. Ask them where the last...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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