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  1. Best advice: Use the search button - Sorry - there's a bunch of recent threads about this. You can find all the info you...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Yeah, what Biff said. I like a challenge and learning new things, but I don't do charity for the hospital.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. None. I've worked short so many times and not once have I seen a manager stay around and even pass out ice and blankets.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Ebola continues to spread in Africa. Attempts at containment are failing. Bringing Americans infected with this disease...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Just be careful what you post. My hospital has a whole freaking team that does nothing but search the internet for tags...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. There is a big difference between dealing with day to day sick patients and a patient with a class 4 contagion which if...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Absolutely. I'm at the three year mark and I've been having the same thoughts off and on for a year. I work med/surg. I...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. I find it strange that people are passing judgment on those nurses who don't think they'd want to take on such...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Just remember if you don't know what you listening too then it doesn't matter what fancy stethoscope you have. I can hear...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. I know this probably sounds dreadful of me, but I'd probably refrain from taking report and accepting the assignment for the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I think what needs to be said and excepted that, and be honest with yourself!. There is always a chance of human error. This...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. So you think the doctors and nurses that contracted the virus were simply not careful enough? Especially the doctors who...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Well if you feel so self riteous, I think you should be willing to take his place! How are they going to protect the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Definitely not true. I've been a CVICU nurse only on nights for the past 3 years. My unit does CABGs, AVRs, TAVRs, Aortic...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  15. Oh, and don't forget to punch, "NO LUNCH!"
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Personally, I wouldn't. From when you get out of your car in the parking lot to when you get back in it, it's at least 13...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The pacu closes at 11p, so there is no staff from 11p-6a. They said if you do get called in, 2 RNs go in together every...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Im not aware of any data backed non biased science suggesting that organic food is any better for you than normal stuff.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. I was looking over the threads of the past, and I noticed a TON of threads that were closed about this matter from many...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Wow, I would not have let him take the X-ray and I would have filed a complaint about his behavior. That is crazy.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. I don't recommend Henry Ford Hospital Detroit or West Bloomfield for a nurse if she wants to be treated with respect,...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. I think you already know that employers are extremely unlikely to agree to your requirements as a condition of employment......
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. I could have written this post myself when I was working in the hospital. I'd been at my job for 4 1/2 years at the time. ...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nurses are unceremoniously tossed aside by other nurses. Nursing does little to help the nurse in recovery. They won't...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Yes, and they will spend an incredible amount of money that they could otherwise be paying those experienced nurses to do...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing News
  26. Next study: what would those statistics look like if there were not a boatload of experienced nurses preventing new...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  27. Never have and never will. How can you possibly anticipate the reaction of the family unless you knew them before? I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. I respect that just as much as I would those who differ in their approach. We need to support the right of nurses to be...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. More and more frequently they are giving us 3 patients in ICU. It is becoming very dangerous in my unit. I am leaving and...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  30. My adopted mom who is a social worker agrees. She said she grew up in a time when dying relatives would stay at home and are...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  31. Everyone run for the hills, the crazies are going to come out tomorrow night. OoOoOoo.:cheeky:
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Crap! I have got to pay more attention to this stuff when filling out my schedule. Of course I'm working that night!
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I must be a glutton for punishment because I volunteered to pick up an extra shift this Friday the 13th - and I work nights.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. When I realized yesterday that Friday is the 13th and a full moon I found our scheduler and told her I volunteer for call...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Working 16 hours! 3pm-7:30 am. Can't wait!
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I was sure that last night was a full moon!! 7 minutes into my shift was my first fall, everyone was awake and at each...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I work day shift and it doesn't get any better during the day on a full moon either! lol
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I'm dreading it :( And our ER doc for that night is a total **** magnet, ugh.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. It could have been for any other reason and they just "used" the med errors as an excuse. I wouldn't bother listing them on...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. Thanks ... You are right .. That particular patient was on LASIx 80 mg twice a day for pat two days .... I didnot have look...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  41. Yikes! Refer to your organization's P&P or consult your pharmacy department. For heaven's sake, don't crowd-source to...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. This is a lot of trumped up nonsense. you really dont want to work for these shady people. Go per diem after you quietly...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  43. Yes. I get asked for juice and ice and extra pillows constantly when I'm out in public.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. If you have no relevant skills or first aid training (nursing school does not usually include first aide as generally that...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. So I am too young to retire, but after 24 years as a nurse, I am so tired of having to work with sick, unhappy people all...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  46. This^^
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. us too
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. 0 dollars AND a regular patient load (most of the time). Pretty generous, right?? :) Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. And people still criticize unions. The nurse deserved a verbal warning.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. You could try telephonic case manager work eg United Health Care, but I have heard that EVERYBODY is trying to be a case...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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