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Joined Jul 26, '10 - from 'CA'. sandyfeet is a RN. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Emergency Nursing'. Posts: 402 (38% Liked) Likes: 317

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  1. This is great! See this one all the time. Bloodwork isn't even back and they family is already asking, "What time will they...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Ever feel like our jobs would be 10000x easier if families were not allowed in the ED? I'm not a complete jerk, I'm very...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Years ago I worked for a SDA hospital with many co-workers who were practicing SDA, the church was also on campus. We were...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. HappyWife, Im not at all feeling the least disrespected. Sometimes all you can say is something that in simple text can...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. I'm a little perturbed that some of my colleagues claim they haven't the time to pee. Let me just say, no matter how busy a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. I've always hated pink. My color was RED, my sister's was pink. Then I had breast cancer. The fateful mammogram was two...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. So, as I'm surfing AllNurses, an ad pops up: "Find Difficult Patients on E-Bay." No thanks. I routinely get them for...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. I have found a chicken wing bone in a fat fold of a 560lb women tonight, she said,"gah, I am surprised, the cat must have...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. Be careful, back in my days as a nursing home CNA, I was trying to get an old lady's dentures out, turns out she didn't wear...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Night shift: "We attempted to straight cath her 4 times with no urine resulting; however, bladder scan shows 788 ml of ...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. *Vegimite is that canned stuff that aussies love to eat on bread as a spread. I think it is Yeast based, but not sure. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. Remember the pillow goes under the patient's head,not over.
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. Totally not nursing-related but related to labels and warnings. On my way to work, I saw a Milky Way Chocolate tanker...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. So very true. We had a patient that had a sitter due to pulling at his colostomy, pulling IV's and tubes. She noticed he...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. During this past semester, I took a graduate-level nursing theory course as part of my MSN program. “Piece of cake,” I told...
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    Article Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  16. Pt. calling out "Nurse! Nuuurrrsse!" (not an emergency, just wanted the nurse to ask her a question). Me, to another...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Who has time to sleep at work!? I'm too busy to even think about taking a nap! I do really wish there was a quiet area...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. ​Great movie idea! Samuel L Jackson could play the tough ICU nurse who has to keep everyone together while dealing with the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. We had a skunk! THAT was a nightmare! We cornered it in the bathroom and called the police. They weren't happy but they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. This made me smile....many years ago we had a mice infestation. The was construction in the field next to the hospital and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Because eating your lunch while working goes against the very definition of a lunch break, which every employee is intitled...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I wish this was the biggest thing I had to worry about
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I'm the author of the piece checking back in. I just wanted to mention that every single person possesses distinct...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Semi profession of nursing....interesting choice of words. What makes you believe that nursing is not a profession?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I don't think I've ever "ostracized" someone just for being new, or even new and ignorant. Both of those conditions are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I love my 12-hour shifts. Try to pry them from my cold fingers and see what happens! As a bedside nurse turned house...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Great article! Sends me right back to my first mistake. I was 6 months out of school passing meds for my "side" on a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. A former colleague of mine, a lovely woman I'll call Lauren, made an enormous and fatal medication error on her first night...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. BAHAHAHA You just reminded me of our Thanksgiving gift. One year, management decided to gift us a frozen turkey for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Had a trauma last night... 19 year old good looking female. She was boarded, collared with RLE in hare's traction. Asked...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I read a wonderful book not too long ago called 'The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down.' It was about a culture clash...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. From a book called "Disorder in the Court." It;s a collection of actual court records. Defense Attorney to Coroner:...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I posted this one in the methadone section, but I had a pt. ask if methadone came in multiple flavors beside cherry, I said...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Years ago, some director of the local ambulance services decided that all locals ERs needed a large TV screen displaying the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. Research has found that having family members present during cors and emergent situations lead to better outcomes with...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Leeches. Oh my word. I will never complain about a single thing I have to do at work again. :)
    sandyfeet
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I think we touch a larger issue than the end of life discussion. Our society, as a whole, seems not to be able to accept...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Physician assisted suicide is, in my opinion, 100% "right."
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. True. On the other hand... When the cops are babysitting, I bring them a comfortable chair... I offer them...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Here's a life hint, generally outside of catheter placement, women don't want you poking at their urethra!
    sandyfeet
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. You remember that scene from Fried Green Tomatoes where Kathy Bates goes to that class where they use mirrors to explore...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. You can't save every kitten. If the physician feels strongly that the patient needs to be in a care situation, that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. OP, you have displayed zero understanding that the NURSE is responsible for every single thing that happens to/with his/her...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. ^Come back to this post when you get your first questioning by admin and a write up based on what a student nurse "saw" (aka...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. Again this is not about you...it's about the patient. If their questioning of their faith is hindering their progress or...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  46. "DING"
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  47. He was looking at you while in the hospital for depression from a previous relationship..... I don't think there is a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Wow. I work in a London ER when I am in England, and we get new docs every six months, on a rotation contract. During...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. So I work as an LPN in an outpatient clinic. I am fairly new, only been there a few weeks. At a staff meeting, our manager...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. It is ok to disagree without being disagreeable. I wish hospitals would allow more cross training. Make each other walk...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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