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By LalaJJB

Joined Feb 7, '09. Posts: 95 (25% Liked) Likes: 91

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  1. This old lady came in with her daughter once and when I asked what brought her to the ER, she said,"It all started in 1993...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. We had a pt come in with a STEMI. Young guy but a terrible history. He coded between changing him from our leads onto the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. When the newbie says "I know," more than five times a shift during orientation. And then does it wrong anyway. When they...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Anytime I hear " this is place is crazy" and the person looks unsure of themselves rather than smiling/happy. Any time...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Wear the one you want!! And if one of those evil pts hurts u. Well...fight back!! Just make sure no cameras can see it :)
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. I am confused...I don't know why......I had a hard time understanding your post. Why is any information being released to...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Well it's not me, but I do very closely resemble my avatar :laugh:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I'm not an ER nurse, but unfortunately I've had to go in a couple times when I've had kidney stone pain beyond what I can...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I had someone tell me the other day that he had such a bad "allergic reaction" to pain killers that he needed a shot of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Holy hell.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I try not to. My mom mispronounces H. Pylori and it erks me to no end. She says h. Pyluuuuraaa. If that made sense. My...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Speaking of tv shows I recently saw one where a family member came in and disconnected the ET tube from the ventilator...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. This one really bugs me for some reason! :roflmao:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I feel like I am constantly explaining antibiotics. You likely don't need an antibiotic for your self-diagnosed sinus...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I only ever correct the term "stomach flu."
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. The one that really drives me crazy is "Oldtimers Disease"
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Sahhhntameter @@ pretentious sounding to me. i haven't heard it in awhile, though.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Im not an ER nurse but I once took my kid to the ER for her first allergic reaction (not anphylaxis) and the triage nurse...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. True emergencies get seen first! We have a "second ER" that is more like and urgent care for colds, sprains, etc. Many of...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. It doesn't matter where you are from. It's an emergency room. When you sign in, you are not brought in by order of...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Longest wait time out in the lobby I have seen is 29 hours. Longest time waiting for admission in the ED is over 2 days. The...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. you can dance "gangham style" in the nurses station and not get in trouble for it......
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. When on your drive home you worry that you will be mistakenly be pulled over for drunk driving When you are about to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. You pick up a day shift and it really throws you off to start and finish work on the same calendar day. You go out for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Maybe "report sheet" is a term you are more familiar with?
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  26. Use a pump for vanco or youll have a very red patientUse a pump for potassium or you can kill themWhen a patient tells you...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. Chart..chart...chart. That way if the customer service Nazi's audit the chart they will see your story. Otherwise, I...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  28. I work on a surgery floor. Phenergan is a commonly prescribed med, and we give it IV push.
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  29. In this situation my first call would have been to RT and second call to my charge while I stayed with my patient. I am a...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  30. I agree it's a problem. Those freaking call bells go off whenever I try to update my status. In fact right now, some guy...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. You're Jay-Z's mom?
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  32. I used to think my biggest peeve was dealing with drug seekers, but now I realize that it's dealing with young women who...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. And I should have just ignored the carton of cigarettes in her bag? Maybe it was almost empty and the $20 was already...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. You're right...I need to think outside the box so I can work the system too. Hopefully I get far enough where I get the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. 1. The general lack of responsibility that people have for their own healthcare. Somewhere, somehow, people (generally...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  36. I literally want yell at people when I ask them to rate their pain 0-10 and the tell me 12, 20, 50, whatever....I said 0-10,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  37. I have a Littmann Master Cardiology and am pretty good with high frequency/low frequency auscultation. Truth be known,...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  38. These are a few I have found worthy. I always carry pedi references. I think the littman Cardiology III Is more than...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  39. Please don't lose any sleep about what I chart or don't chart. ;-) My point was, if a medication helps your pain, it can't...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  40. I have been working in the ER for 3 months so far. I have learned become nice with the paramedics, less likely to gladly...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  41. Couldn't resist - has anyone ever seen someone with an allergy to dilaudid?
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  42. Air conditioners can cause all that? Dang.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  43. Healthy 25 yr old male: " I fell asleep in front of the air conditioner and now my arm hurts." the wimpiest people...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. Bipap. Much better than tubing.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  45. I had a similar experience a couple of weeks ago. My patient was complaining of SOB. Since the day shift nurse had weaned...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. Well, if she was satting fine and her airway was patent, I'd probably just teach pursed-lip breathing and try to calm her...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  47. Does the E.D. have a dedicated respiratory therapists (RT)? They are an awesome resource. Get to know them and use them. ...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  48. You page the MD and get your co-workers to help you. I don't care what they are doing. If someone is circling the drain, you...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  49. gomer - get out of my er tstl - too stupid to live ctd - circling the drain tntc - too numerous to count (useful when...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  50. Therapeutic intubation.Rock beats scissors, scissors cut paper, propofol trumps all.Mmhm.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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