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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: 413 (39% Liked) Likes: 353

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  1. So interesting! After I read your post, I used my school access to look up "iodine allergy" and found an article from the...
    Aug 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Couple of tips... Does meditech have something like 'acronym expansion'? I use SCM and will use the acronym $discharged...
    Aug 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Ancillary is the correct term, because it means someone who provides support. It's not diminutive. I had only one serious...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. The problem with leaving a shoe or a purse in the backseat (or a diaper bag in the front) is that the parent has to have the...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Patients usually don't get violent out of nowhere. There are many verbal and physical cues that lead up to physical...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Emergency Department: Patients who "know" they need an MRI or other expensive test for chronic condition. I love when...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I happened to look this up recently because I was worried about my own exposure to second hand marijuana smoke and found...
    Jun 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. My patient was playing sports and hurt himself, came in my ambulance SCREAMING. When the doctor came into the room, his...
    May 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Had a 17 year old female come in by ACLS; heroin OD in field, found by mother. Medics bagged her and gave Narcan IM. When...
    May 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Yup. Home care instructions: "Stop smoking pot. It is making you sick." Done!
    May 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. I just want to say that this comment is pure genius! I love it. That is exactly how I feel in the ED; watching, watching,...
    May 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. The secret bathroom is KEY to survival! I have the key codes to 2 different department's bathrooms, and also have another...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I like how this thread has turned into "let's gross out a pre-nursing student".:facepalm: I didn't feel nausea very often...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Done! You may want to add to your data the department of the nurses who took this survey; some of your questions I answered...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  15. Good luck with your program! And good luck with the rest of your pregnancy! Make sure you know your absence policies for...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. I don't think the point of this post was to stop being the best nurse one can be or stop caring about having high standards....
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Congratulations Ruby! I know as my preceptor backed away my stress levels increased and I felt sure I was about to kill...
    Mar 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Good luck on your interview! The ED will not have a rhythm like what you are used to. Patients come and go at different...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. (As I wheel out a frequent flyer/ETOH'er/manipulative patient, telling him he can't stay) Patient: You're cold. Me: I'm...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. What I would chart is something like "Patient complains of SOB. (further explanation of current respiratory symptoms) NP...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety

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