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By Cinquefoil

Joined Oct 3, '08. Posts: 186 (32% Liked) Likes: 196

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  1. According to my understanding which I owe to your post: There are sterile flushes and non-sterile flushes. Sterile...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Jem- It's Amazing "Patience, now frustrations in the air And people who don't care Well, it's gonna get you down ...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Seattle? Maybe if you just look at the number of new grad positions, but if you compare that to the number of new grads the...
    Feb 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Adventure-friendly places I've heard new grads having luck getting jobs: 1) Idaho 2) Montana 3) Alaska 4) Texas 5) Colorado...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. A friend did a presentation on evidence-based approaches to this question. The general answer was it is generally OK to give...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. 2) My elderly male patient turned into a vampire, which was bad enough since I was still obligated to take care of them and...
    Jan 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. 1) I dreamed I'd just begun to take care of a full patient assignment when I was urgently assigned another patient (on...
    Jan 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I've heard that studies have shown most nurses tend to exert a certain average amount of pressure when flushing that makes a...
    Nov 26 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Ninja skill: transforming an unhappy patient or family member into a happier one.
    Nov 25 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. It sounds like the safest option to prevent excessive pressure from being applied to a PICC line is to use a 10 cc syringe. ...
    Nov 25 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Thank you, Lady.Free, for describing what a well-managed day looks like. Let me describe my less-well managed one. I'm...
    Nov 8 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I had a pharmacist at our hospital tell me never to dilute Ativan, because occasionally it crystallizes out of solution when...
    Oct 29 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Curious- have you brought the question of how you would be transitioned into a critical care role to your facility? To me,...
    Oct 25 '13
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  14. Hello? Beuller....Bueller..... <bump>
    Oct 25 '13
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  15. Cetaphil, which is also approved by my facility to be good with nitrile gloves (will not break them down like some other...
    Sep 6 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I am a new grad, but also have been working for almost six months now. I worked for 2 years in LTC and loved it. Not all...
    Jul 28 '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. But I'm not happy to learn that the process of NS dilution using flushes may contaminate the flush...thank you for sharing...
    Jul 28 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. 3 reasons I've been given for diluting with compatible fluid, with editorial comments: 1) Vasoactive substances. ...
    Jul 28 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  19. I guess the question is, when would you get worried that the plumbing was changing too fast for the electrical compensation...
    Jul 28 '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  20. Congratulations! You became a nurse! You climbed a huge mountain and learned what you needed to do to survive nursing...
    Jul 24 '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure

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