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  1. I will educate them, but if they are grinning like a Cheshire cat and telling me that they are nauseated and dizzy, I will...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  2. What if you jab yourself with your epipen first, and then eat? Seems legit.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Hmmmm...let's see For today, I give you: -Woman with two $100 bills stuffed in her hooha. This was discovered while...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. You know you are a PDN when you really have seen it all and a family manages to prove you wrong!
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. "Midgets are fighting in my crotch."
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. ✔You know all the current Disney shows and have their theme songs memorized ✔ You've seen more carpet stains than you...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. I am nurse, hear me ROAR! :D
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Why isn't the family reading to the child? Everyone knows that there are tons of stories about comatose people recognizing...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. As long as a person is capable of doing the job, I don't care about their weight. Just because a person has a "perfect...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. If simply having a hole in your body means your skin is not intact, we're all in trouble! My patient has a GB and of...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. Wouldn't that be battery??
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Can't you just imagine her working on the floor and when she goes into the room to take care of "Mr. Jones" he blurts out,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  13. I don't work in the PICU so I don't know how many older patients they have (though I did float there once and care for a 23...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  14. Be careful about who you "write off" as not being a big bad er nurse like yourself. I've seen some of the most unlikely...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Lol...when she took off the homeless guys socks and couldn't figure out why there was an aroma shortly afterwards
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. It's hard to stay awake working a night shift when its just you and a sleeping client, I'll be the first to say it. I tend...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. I have but one thing to say about double charting...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I use sunscreen in the morning, wear a light colored jacket or lab coat in the car and I keep a can of spray on sunscreen...
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    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Ask the parent: Because at my facility, the 'safe suction length' indicates the number that should stay visible above the...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  20. Had a 70-something y/o woman tell me about her days doing porn..no lie!! Another patient asked if I was married, when I...
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    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Quick question....are these student nurses young or 2nd career types? I ask because I am a 2nd career type and even while...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. My experience is in child psych nursing, not peds med-surg, but the thing that I remember quite vividly from my peds...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. Hi there--I have been a Peds RN for my whole 30 year RN career and most of the last 15 years in northern California. Due to...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  24. The issues here are two. First, is morphine the correct drug for this patient? Morphine is contraindicated in patients...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  25. Can you contact HR and ask them what the end result of your termination is? 5 patients and 1 nurse and a CNA sounds a bit...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  26. Men will choose areas like ER, ICU, PACU and psych because those are areas where nurses have the greatest degree of...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  27. Oh Darn! Does that mean it's too late for me to say that the Holocaust was wrong?
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  28. I am sorry but when you work 1:1 with a kid that is very sick, how could you not want to know how they're doing?! I am glad...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. I am a very hard stick (which is likely why I am fabulous at IV starts, oh universe!) and the last blood draw I got ended up...
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    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  30. Yes, absolutely we need to advocate for better mental health care. In all countries. But what really bugs me is...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  31. We don't nurse looking for thank yous, but they sure make it a lot easier.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. "Hey I'm not Grumpy! He's a dwarf, I'm an Elf!"
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  33. If that doesn't do it, then describing the size of the needle they use for paracentesis just might! :eek: Hmmmm, I might see...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  34. Your article is well-written and I agree with the sentiment with one exception. I have to say that I disagree with the idea...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Wish we could frame a copy of that and have it posted near the front doors of every healthcare facility.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I dunno... At the risk of sounding odd, my brother and I have a very close relationship. When we see each other we hug,...
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    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  37. Great story, I have one story where a pt. said, "I see a big dog next to you." and the family thought she was out of it. ...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  38. Sucking the life out of best blooded in Nursing!
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  39. In peds it is important to be aware of the differences in maturation, growth and development expected at different ages. ...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  40. In some ways being a nurse is like being a defense lawyer. Every convicted person deserves an impartial defense. The guilty...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  41. My alma mater had us include clinical experiences under a heading "clinical experience", not "employment". The point was so...
    smurfynursey
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  42. My dog spit out his lasix onto the floor. I gave it to him again. Bassets can't get mouth MRSA can they? Perhaps some...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  43. I work LTC, and it's very common for residents to drop pills, pick them up off the floor, and eat them. I also think that's...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  44. OK, I know most of these stories are of the moving/sweet/awe inspiring kind, but I want to share a funny story. We had a...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  45. I've never heard of the 3 kids/little boys, but I KNOW deaths/codes happen in 3s!! Just like I know **** hits the fan on a...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  46. Are we married to the same man??? Anyways, I think nurses have to be cautious with how much sympathy we dole out. There...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  47. Why would you document it? How is it pertinent to the patient's nursing diagnosis, plan of care, or response to treatment? ...
    smurfynursey
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  48. You done good. Plus you saved housekeeping having to clean up the mess when her head popped off. Follow those instincts.
    smurfynursey
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  49. What would happen if we made the POA spend 24hours with the patient before being eligible to make any decisions related to...
    smurfynursey
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Here are some tips for taking vitals on a sleeping child. I've learned them from my own practice and from taking care of my...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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