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By wooh

Joined Feb 12, '04 - from 'GA, US'. wooh is a RN & Critter Mama. Posts: 4,985 (74% Liked) Likes: 20,540

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  1. i suspect than an icu nurse who looks down on a med/surg nurse is someone who has never worked anywhere other than icu. ...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Wow. you have to kind of admire the pure evilness of the person wh came up with this one. This would make Catbert, the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. "I have the time." is part of our scripting too. Along with "I want to provide EXCELLENT care to you" and "Thank you for...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Speak for yourself... There are many freshmen and sophomore HS students that post here for guidance in being involved in...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. I'm glad to hear that - for next time. For now, well....... it's out there. Nothing we can do about it now. It just makes...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. The OP (nurse) knew what was needed which was the mask. The hospital masks will not work. The OP also stated if the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I don't necessarily think this has more/less privacy then ALF/NH, but it has the potential to have less. I wonder if they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. if the dose is less than the smallest stocked dose in the pyxis, you have to take that vial and waste the overage...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Some people go into nursing because they felt drawn to it, "called" if you will, and always knew they always wanted to be a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. No one said race and gender are the same; they implied race and gender are comparable, and by definition, they are.
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. I must say that I find that analysis a bit overly generalized and simplistic. Personally I had to edit my post and add a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Whose to say what she said? Communication is 30% interpreted through delivery, less so when one is anxious or upset. We...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  14. The OP asked for a face mask and assumed that since patients with CHF got CPAP, all maks were tne same. The RT said the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. To GrannyyRRT - I agree with icuRNmagie that this has been a very informative and thought provoking discussion. In my LTC...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. It is frustrating but when a hospital decides to allow home equipment to come in without providing alternatives or resources...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. to GrannyRRT, This has been a very informative discussion and I will be looking for those policies. Excellent point...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Explain yourself. Have you seen the circuits and masks of ICU machines vs those of home CPAP? Let me see if I can go...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What exactly is that going to do? If the hospital managers (nursing, RTs and medical directors) have not had the foresight...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. You clearly do not understand what is meant by not having the equipment available in the hospital to git home CPAP machines....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Question: So...exactly how many nursing instructors DOES it take to produce 1.1 million RNs? Answer: A.) No one in...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. The purpose of the brain sheet is so you don't need to write everything down. Defeats the purpose if you write everything...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Do NOT use your phone to record ANYTHING. Period, end of story. You need to improve your report taking skills. Find an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. I would suggest a different team to develop, administer and analyze the next survey? It seems that the introduction of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. When grandma's condition has deteriorated to the point where she requires surveillance, she requires assistance. It's a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Oh yes, please, let's go back in time and progress 60 years......
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  27. to GrannyRRT, I had a patient die from complications of Legionella pneumonia. The Health Department identified the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Have you worked with hospital machines used for CHF? Their circuits and masks are not compatible. Do you do any...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. What if Grampa decided to take some Viagra and get frisky with Grandma?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. The idea is not bad but I think it's creepy... I see too many potentials for abuse of this kind of technology. I am...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Wow. I see the capabilities of this technology, but Grandma and Grandpa deserve privacy as well as safety, and I for one...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. The risk and cost of an infection definitely will exceed that amount. As cited by ECRI, an infection resulted in death. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. The machines used for rescue CPAP are usually the Vision and the V60. I will again say I hope the RTs are not running to ER...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I wouldn't say that participants were dumb, but perhaps naÔve to the big picture of nursing.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. What type of whisper valve or exhalation port is on the mask or hose? How much deadspace does that machine model compensate...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Yes it comes in 1mg and 2mg carpujets. The problem is doctors who are uncomfortable ordering proper pain control and order...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  37. money...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  38. Go for it! If they ask you questions that you don't know the answer to, be honest and say, "I haven't had much/any...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  39. Well, if you don't go, you won't get the job. That's for certain. If you do go and you mess up or whatever, you might not...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  40. How about a well educated nurse who cares about their patient? Well educated and caring are not mutually exclusive!
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  41. 100 likes to your entire post. This saddens me but unfortunately doesnít surprise me. Iíve repeatedly seen proof on...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  42. I was approached to precept a BSN student who wanted to do a Critical Care clinical. She had to find her own preceptor. ...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  43. I write the following with love and respect in my heart for my brethren ADN RN's in my heart, because I asked the same...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  44. I took the survey. IMO, it was poorly designed and as such the results are suspect. That said, I answered that I would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. oh please! since I work all three shifts I am here to tell you that sometimes persons need that med at the end of your...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. It's good to do at least a rough calculation in your head. Pharmacy is great, but they do make mistakes. Machines are...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  47. Yes, I absolutely think nursing programs, as well as the prerequisites, could be more rigorous. Maybe if that were the...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  48. FWIW, I do not detect an elitist attitude from OP. In fact I agree with his/her assertion that a greater degree of basic...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  49. That is, more sciences/maths in addition to the microbiology/college algebra that is required of us to take to enter most...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  50. Ugh....I worked with a pregnant VSS nurse on a telemetry floor. Twenty times a shift we'd all hear, "I can't go in THAT...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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