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  1. To: Nina Pham and Amber Vinson, all of us nurses all are thinking of you and wishing you a speedy recovery! If there is...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Lax U.S. Guidelines on Ebola Led to Poor Hospital Training, Experts Say Many American hospitals have improperly trained...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. We now have two nurses who were infected with Ebola while caring for a patient. Although they were blamed for "breaching...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. if she cared for a ebola patient less than 2 weeks ago....wouldnt she be concerned that she could still be in incubation...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. What do all of you think of the interview w/ RN Briana Aguirre, an employee of Dallas Presbyterian who helped care for...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. I wonder if we're seeing human beings at their worst...and their best. I don't know who or what was so important it needed...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. I do blame the second infected nurse for flying on a commercial airline 2 days after the ebola patient she cared for died....
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. From ANA Nursing email: On Oct. 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that a nurse at...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. Well.....I don't have the same nursing years under my belt, but I factor in previous career and I'm pretty DANGED crusy,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I tell them to knock it off right now or I will leave the room and not help them. And then I do if there is anything other...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Excellent article about LPNs. As we can see, there are many people who have misunderstandings about LPNs...from not...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. I have heard and read the same questions rather frequently. Heck, I am almost certain that you have probably encountered...
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    Article Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. I seriously had a 19 yo come in for a pregnancy test, upon gathering her history, I learned that she began feeling pregnancy...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. That one should have had a beverage alert -- I just sucked hot chocolate -- nevermind. You don't want to know. My...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. "Latin" term = dingus batticus :D
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. "fruit bat" somehow sounds nicer than "bat ****", which is how i thought of my mil before she got alzheimer's. she was so...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Many years ago I was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst that needed to be surgically removed. My mother-in-law was so upset...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I'm gonna really date myself here, but I didn't get that vaccine. Never stopped my mother from haveing a conniption,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Or enough chlorinators...........:uhoh3:
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. The trouble with gene pools is there are not enough lifeguards.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. We were told in class of a patient who presented to ER with a potato in rectum. According to the pt, he slipped and fell in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. In my A&P lab, my instructor was talking about the differences between hormones and pheromones. As he's explaining...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. My step mother told me when I was pregnant that taking Tums was putting chalk in my liver.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Again, on the female anatomy...I remember listening to a Bill Cosby record at a friend's house, and it was the bit about...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Different generations, maybe? Things just weren't spoken of not too few years ago. Kids now know more. On another thread I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Oh, and a classic...pardon the offense, I am NOT my mother. When I was in college (undergrad), it came to my mother's...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. My dad was a country doctor. So we got phone calls at home from patients all the time. One night when I was little,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. My mom & grandma believed that if you have undiagnosed cancer and have surgery, once the body is opened the cancer...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. I think using a stethoscope is outside my scope of practice. I'll have to check. ;)
    MedChica
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  30. Do not believe everything you see on YouTube... LPNs administer medications. Prior to administering them, the LPN must...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  31. I could be a burger cook at a McDonald's and go cover a shift at another McDonald's. I can guarantee I'd be told "that's...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Why would you want to "smooth things over" ? Interrupting your medication administration, raising her voice, and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. :facepalm: yes...that is when my eyes were opened about current administrations.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. The worst bullies I have encountered in several decades of work experience were executives just below the top of the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Only nursing sees food and elimination as something to deny oneself...or, in this case, deny to an orientee. Ridiculous. No...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. So you've never done an admission. You still could have helped get the patient settled, gotten admission vitals,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Yes, bullying is not applicable to your current orientation situation. However...YOU feel lost in your orientation. You...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Current BLS guidelines state that adequate chest compression are enough until an airway can be established via bag mask or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Lay people can do compression-only CPR, and that might actually get more people willing to step in and help. Most...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. The rationale is ..circulation is paramount to the rescue.The rescuer is NOT able to administer oxygen via mouth to mouth....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Unfortunately, the frustrated answer to this is nothing more than politics. We have an ADN who does not even meet the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I totally agree. Think of the bully as a stray mutt, and imagine that the victim is a house-trained golden retriever. If the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Unfortunately, bullying is an unpleasant fact of working life for far too many employees in our society. And surveys have...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Commuter, I'm sure you'll get some negative responses regarding yelling back, but as a gal who has been confronted with...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Certainly obnoxiousness isn't helpful in a workplace as important as health care. It's obstructive to patient care.
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  46. My two cents: To confuse "obnoxiousness" with "bullying" does not help to deal with either. Just because someone is...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  47. You are very right about my last paragraph, it was not well thought out and you are right to feel that way. I do apologize...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I just want to be clear: I don't think thicker skin has anything to do with your boss using intimidation to make you do...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Respectfully, I disagree. The fact that the OP felt bullied may mean that she was bullied, but it is far more likely to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. The comment by the manager sounds condescending and a bit rude, which is a form of bullying!! Sorry to be argumentative...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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