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  1. I may be old school but I think you should use strong discretion in a matter like this. Unless there is an actual danger to...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. Regarding case studies. I always worry about submitting any detailed case study type scenario. What if a co-worker...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Such is this culture... I am glad I wasn't brought up here. I will NEVER let my parents even step on the parking lot of...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. Hi Brooke! :) Have you thought about volunteering at a hospital after school or on the weekend? Tell the volunteer...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. "snow tires" or "studded snow tires" are illegal?. There is a big difference between the traction you get with official...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  6. In any kind of weather that needs chains the cops are not out giving tickets. They are too busy with other stuff. In any...
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. More snow......:)
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    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  8. I'm right there with you. I've been a nurse for 20 years, and left the hospital 2 years ago after working there for over 10...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. I love the snow...:p
    Biffbradford
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  10. I have been an ICU nurse the majority of my 30 years in nursing. I started out and am still a diploma RN. I learned "old...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. It's been a loooong time, but it seems like our urologists would write the order "to keep clear," or "to keep pale pink." ...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. That's another thing I find interesting - why do floor nurses get one 30 minute lunch over a 12 hour shift? Many other...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. You do this job for 27 plus years you do realize you are just a cog in the machine and you are replaceable, skilled or not.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I am still browsing the classifieds daily but have not found anything I would apply to yet. I hate feeling so trapped in...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  15. I too am on the constant look out for a non nursing position because I to am tired of the treatment we older experienced...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  16. Right! I agree! And wiping someone's butt on Christmas Eve, too. I have had to work either the day before or the day of...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I worked 6 12 hr shifts back to back last year to do my agency a favor. On my last morning to drive home I fell asleep and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Ok, so here's the first thing--If you are a union hospital, do not, under any circumstances go into this meeting without a...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Monitor tech positions are NOT responsible for interpretation of 12-lead or physical assessment findings. Obtaining 12...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. -2 with wind chill to -30? We would call that a nice day and are hoping it warms up that much. My kids would be outside...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What I hear being described here is not unique to dialysis nursing. These problems exist in every type of nursing except...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  22. Where I work, we have a trend of nurses obtaining multiple degrees after obtaining basic nursing training and their RN...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. I say forget nursing and go for something else.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. I know taking care of heavy patients is hard, but guess what? You are a nurse, that's your job, that's what you do. Now if...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I found the great Allnurses forum when I was a student, before I graduated. It helped me so much! And has helped me...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I work in Canada, so our system is not for profit. But I know how you feel. I moved to a unit where I don't have to work...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Nurses are over-weighed? So, stop weighing them. :)
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. I won't say that I always wanted to be a nurse, but it is a near thing. Even when life got in the way, and delayed my career...
    Biffbradford
    Article Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  29. I've been meaning to grab one of our s/crna's about this. As soon as we get the pt post op we change all the dextrose bags...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  30. If only management would realize that....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. Another one that made me laugh out loud!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I agree with the waitress thing. 100% That's why I've said this, time and time again: leave a 20% cash tip on the...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Back in 1983, when I graduated as an RN, the shifts were for 8 hours, days, evenings and nights. It was @ ALL hospitals @...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Congratulations, get ready for the easiest/toughest nursing job of your life.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  35. If I had to rotate shifts I would quit ASAP. Before I became a nurse in one week I worked one 7a-3p, two 3p-11p and two...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. The ultrafiltrate line from our CRRT goes into the sink or toilet. Just like urine or feces (if you have a flexiseal/rectal...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  37. wedge is a no no with fresh hearts in my facility. We aren't risking busting the artery or valve when PAD is close enough...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  38. ((HUGS)) We don't have crystal balls....we try but we don't ......sometimes this stuff just happens. We as meager humans...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. This is one of the reasons I sometimes hate being a nurse. We're highly educated medical personnel, but we are treated like...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. The whole "12-hour shifts are all we offer" business is a BIG part of the reason why so many older nurses have left the...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I stop being a nurse the second I leave the hospital. My job is not who I am, or even a part of me. Who I am is reflected in...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I would treat a prisoner differently than an ordinary patient. I would expect armed guards with the prisoner and also to...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. My admiration goes to all of the members above my post!!! People like you give me the motivation to continue working at the...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  44. Yup. Did I post it in the wrong spot? I don't know how to move it. I'm sorry. Maybe I'll try posting there.
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  45. Really? You brought your brother into the conversation, the other poster didn't know anything other than what you told us. I...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  46. Sorry you got put in that position. I think anyone who heard that story would be sympathetic. I would list it and not be...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  47. I do adults only. Yes they can leave the retractor in the chest, but it's rare. They do leave chests open sometimes, usually...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  48. As said before the ABG's are incomplete to make a definitive statement. Furthermore the ventilatory settings are incomplete...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  49. It sunds like respiratory acidosis to me too due to the carbon dioxide level. However, the bicarbonate level wasn't...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  50. Don't tell them you have back problems as there is discrimination. you are fighting both age discrimination and also re...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses


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