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Joined May 6, '09. Posts: 105 (66% Liked) Likes: 367

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  1. once again, this is a perfect example of what is learned in nursing school is not always applied in the real world. in my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Life is too short to worry about appearances. This thread reminded me of an e-mail I saw some time ago. I found it again. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I'm not going to criticize the nurses in the ER nor am I going to make excuses for them. None of us were there to witness...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. hi, In my hummble oppinion if the patient wants a backrub they can hire a massuse (sp)... Not my job nor do I have any...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I'm a little confused why you still had the syringe...where I work when we draw up narcs, we immediately waste the extra...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. you know, when i was working and going through chemo, there were plenty of days i went in to work wearing no makeup. heck,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Yikes. Hopefully you don't end up on a burn or oncology unit.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  8. i have been asking questions on this site for what seems like forever, and i just wanted to thank everyone for their help...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Dude Note: I'm in the work is for work crowd.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Or come back in 2 minutes. Some men don't last a full ten.... just saying.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I know it is pretty late to update this thread, but I noticed it in my inbox. First thanks to everyone who commented I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I think the snooping nurse, the supervisor and the maintainence man all need to be shot. What idiots. The other two,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Maybe the CCU nurse should be suspended for not knocking on the door with a sense of determination and needing a nursing...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. that is funny!! You have made my night!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. if the offgoing shift goes on and on about how sweet the patient is, how the family couldn't be sweeter, they're all just...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I mean when you put this into the perspective of a nurse straightening up a room after a messy family leaves, refill the ice...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am a med lab scientist, and if I come across a value that is incompatible with life I get it recollected to verify and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The trough isn't drawn around each dose. Maybe the nurse missed it. It seems ironic to me - it's expected that the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I dont have any issues with the lab...but dont get me started on the pharmacy. Pharmacists--love em, always answering my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I don't mean to pick apart a vent, so I apologize for that, but I do have a couple of questions (maybe they'll help in the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I don't agree. If they know they need to draw a vanc trough level, they are intelligent enough to be trained to look for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Just have to say -- who draws a vanco trough when the med is running?? :confused:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Think of it as job security.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. All the technological advancements, all the miracles of modern medicine, all the scientific innovation. And ultimately we...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Or no longer cough up sputum when a sputum culture is ordered!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. In my research on graduate nurses I came across this cutsie poem, thought I'd share the laugh! A Graduate Nurse throws up...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  27. i'll assure you this no joke... i usually spend 5 to 6 mo. prior nurses week working fiercely in order to obtain the gifts...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. You said yourself that if you found the pt in the hallway w/o a mask you would take him to his room...nursing programs have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I am not irated (sic), lol. I am amused. You are being awfully (over) reactionary about this and no one understands why.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. ROTFLOL. Manufactured drama, or a complete lack of understanding of MRSA, or both.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Critical thinking for the win! :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Yes. As long as there is no active coughing, or he is good about covering a cough. While I applaud your zeal and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Yes, I would and have, I even *gasp* lived with someone with MRSA in their sputum and slept in the same bed. As long as the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. The reason patients are being tested/screened prior to admission is to document the pre-existence of MRSA so that if the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. What do you think the guy's going to do, spit on people? He should cover his mouth if he coughs. Geeze Louise.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. There are people that walk around with MRSA everywhere. Many nurses if cultured would be positive. If the MRSA is in his...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Must keep mouth shut. Must keep mouth shut.......
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  38. I am a "pro-choice" person and I am a nurse. I believe that the consequences should be explained to the mother (possible...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. What is your opinion on this? It sounds like a homework assignment and I think you will get more discussion if you start the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Your comments come from your emotionally distraught heart, and I can appreciate that. They do not particularly relate to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. This reads like a homework question. How about you tell us your views on the statement you provided and we discuss it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. thread is 2 years old. Hopefully, OP is already a nurse!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Umm....ok only bc I just completed the first of a 4 day rotation on OB and I am still a student, and this sort of happened...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I dont like walking to the linen closet or supply room and then get there and totally forget whats needed...that patient...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Ah yes, the QUIET jinx! Never ever ever says its been a quiet shift unless you are home, have your feet up, and a glass of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Gotta preface this by saying I work in a 60 bed, privately owned ALF that is 100% Alzheimer's/Dementia care. We don't have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Once I complete the extensive, time consuming, back-breaking dressing change on my MVA patient's lower extremities that took...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I have my personal one: if one single patient will go south and will require Rapid response team or even a code (god...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Drawing up the Dilaudid in the med room, thinking to myself, "do not throw this away as it needs to be barcode-scanned or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. You just checked the pt. and was told he/she doesn't need anything. You walked out the room, two minutes later your pager...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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