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By sandyfeet

Joined Jul 26, '10 - from 'CA'. sandyfeet is a RN. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Emergency Nursing'. Posts: 416 (39% Liked) Likes: 359

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  1. This is always a hot topic. It would be interesting to include in your research the acuity of patients waiting in the ER...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. I am in your target demographic; I just passed 2 years this summer. I am starting to get more involved by doing clinical...
    Oct 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I had a patient on a 5150 who threatened to call the news because we were holding her against her will. Luckily her husband...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. 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
  5. Couple of tips... Does meditech have something like 'acronym expansion'? I use SCM and will use the acronym $discharged...
    Aug 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Yup. Home care instructions: "Stop smoking pot. It is making you sick." Done!
    May 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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