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Joined Feb 27, '10. Posts: 141 (29% Liked) Likes: 111

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  1. Intraosseous for complimentary medicine? Are you kidding?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. It is a growing medical problem -- patients whose habitus, anatomy, medical and social histories and/or disease processes...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Is he dry? Perhaps you should suggest lots of water prior to the visits?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. My goodness, this patient needs a midline, a PICC or a port - STAT. Have these been considered?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Needless to say, this reminds me of several incidents that I encountered with the nursing staff that I managed and had to...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  6. When I managed an apartment complex back in a previous life, a tenant I'd evicted for non-payment of rent (among other...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. I understand your concern regarding the patient's subsequent development of SVT. But I'm not understanding the initial...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. First, you're a nursing student, not a nurse. You will likely never have an ED rotation during your education. You don't...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. *** Was a Harly vs steel bridge. I got her out of the OR. We were sucking the blood out through an abdominal Whitman's pach...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. How do you like the ED?
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Thanks for everyone's responses! It gave me a lot to think about. I talked to my manager this morning & she said she...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. You made a deal. You signed the contract. There is a certain honor/maturity involved in owning up to ones...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. I bolded the part above that I have seen in my practice; typically for people with end stage COPD, or those on palliative...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Yes, but before you go calling rapid response (if you're not in the ED, where your coworkers are your rapid responders),...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. You're a big baby. This nurse was doing a good job. Gosh i hope none of your future nurse co-workers rub you the wrong way....
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. We have a doc like that that orders 50 mg Phenergan IVP all the time. I just give what I think they can tolerate. If the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. had to share this article written by a pa in our department. the girl with the 365-day headache curses after waiting...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Btw, update... I asked another instructor about the hypovolemic hyponatremia scenario, and she was as confused as I as to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Just an informal poll- How many nurses would just look at each other and walk out the door? I would. I'd let her...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. I'm also a new grad in the ER and LOVE IT! What I have learned in my long 2 month career is: 1) - Always ask questions 2)...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Thank you so much for that awesome reply, kyboyrn. It's great to get advice from an NP! Congratulations and good luck to...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Reminds me of the girl with her mother on Boston med in the ED. In the thickest new englander accent "I'm a teachor eand I'm...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Why would anyone pay $130,000 for schooling (plus interest) when you could become a RN for around $6,000 and then have your...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. While I don't agree with the OP for missing a day of clinical, I just don't see why people need to jump down her throat and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. I think you read WAAAAAAY too deep into what the OP was saying.
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  27. Oh, how lucky I feel right now, because I have so many wonderful, gross stories. I think one of the most unique gross things...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  28. It's not the ANA, it's the AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing) that is pushing this. There is no requirement...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. No, it's considered a 3.86 :) Don't beat yourself up -- that's a fantastic GPA!! I can also tell you from experience...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. Why do you think male physicians always have a female "chaperone" (nurse or CNA) in the room with them during physical exams...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  31. I'm 44 and in the final stretch of a very accelerated program. I don't function without sleep. Period. I average 7.5...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. I was given a job by a close friend as a CCU tech. I had absolutely no Experience. She showed me how to do BP's and take...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. the law might initially increase pay in certain area's, but in the long run it will bring down the pay for everyone in...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  34. WELL YA...isn't that why we're called healthcare professionals. general education is somewhat important but this country...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  35. Meh...who cares what random people on the internet say? They don't represent the public...and there's no way of knowing who...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  36. Fair enough - hence my comment that even an attempt at trying to be understandable goes a long way. However, I refuse to...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  37. Well, you all know thatís not really possible. You either pass on the first time, or you donít. But I sure feel like thatís...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. This is so depressing.
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    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  39. is anyone else experiencing this... learn topics in class, but yet when we do clinical there is a polar opposite? example,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. I absolutely agree. I am a new grad myself and I personally feel that the main reason so many of us cannot find jobs is...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  41. A simple DUH. Let's see, economy is in the tank. Obama focuses on Obamacare against the will of the majority of...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  42. I've been accepted also!! Can't wait to meet the both of you!
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    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  43. Ok I got it now. My cum is 3.23 and my prereq gpa is 3.88 thank you guys!! I'm surprise I'm still in the 3.2 area since I...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  44. I was accepted into the fall 2010 asn program at UALR! Excited!!! -Aaron
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    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  45. They used to ride horses too. lol....I am not talking about a Harley with big ass loud pipes and showing up in studded...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. 4.0 and no life
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  47. Wow. Yesterday I started work before I went to work. Didn't have anything for breakfast at home, so I decided to go to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. if this is the first time then you havent been on allnurses long enough :)
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    Forum: Nursing News
  49. Yeah, the fluff was frustrating. But, as we were constantly reminded by the faculty, we were getting a Master's degree, not...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. Just a quick question - how did you get admitted to an NP program without a college chemistry course?
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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