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Joined Oct 15, '10. Posts: 2,081 (63% Liked) Likes: 5,173

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  1. And as a nurse you should be aware of your scope of practice and abide by it or else you won't be a nurse for very long. ...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Don't listen to EMRAP that often. Not worth the money. There are plenty of free or #FOAMed podcast out there. FOAMed...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Thank you stargazer your message makes a lot of sense to me thank you for taki ng the time to respond. Another perspective...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. No means No. As far as I'm concerned, that extends to nursing and health care, as long the one saying "no" is completely...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I read this article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday that kind of surprised me. “Hospitals are changing traditional...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Oh, Stargazer, this is such an excellent viewpoint. I'm going to steal it for myself and use it to find the opportunities to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I can't imagine being that female patient. At the mercy of my caregivers. The only avenue of communication is a head...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. This. It is important to find our what the actual "stress" is. There is not one particular specialty of nursing that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. It's not really that complicated. Nursing schools don't put you in full time work weeks, on night shift, weekends, and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. This is absolutely incorrect. A competent patient has the absolute legal and constitutional right to refuse any test,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I would like to see better working conditions that actually support a culture of safety, instead of only giving lip-service...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I enjoy reading threads like this one. Somehow the same old arguments remain interesting. One of the fun things is to read...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. In my experience, the quickest way to destroy rapport with an IVDA is to start 'counseling' them about their addiction. I...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Whether we realize it or not...our feelings show. There are so many different quotes as they applied to the original...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. It's not the *people* with the issues that are the problem, it's the behavior that some of them choose to manifest. I've...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Part of how many ED docs and nurses (not to mention cops, firefighters, and EMS) avoid burnout is to laugh at some of the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Me too - get high and STAY high. I know that sounds stupid but I can remember some terminal pts where the MD would only...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Oh, I'm so glad you mentioned this. This is also something I really dislike and feel strongly about.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I'm pretty sure you drown kittens and put puppies in the microwave, too. In all seriousness, let it go. Some people made up...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Will somebody please shoot this thread and put us all out of our misery? Too much time and energy placating the OP.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. OMG, quit tearing us down, Nola009! We just come here to respond to posts.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. OP, I think you've unintentionally hit a nerve which has gotten a stronger response than you intended, which unfortunately...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I understand these little devices are safer than smoking plus they have the advantage of looking like little miniature space...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I think you handled it alright.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. All I will say is that when I am dying, I hope I have the opportunity to enjoy as much IV Morphine, Ambien, Ativan and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. I walked in on a patient openly rolling a joint.He didn't try to hide it. I didn't say anything.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. You don't ask if they can take an admission, you assign the admissions. Anyone not carrying a full assignment must know that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Type1Nurse wrote: "...level 2 and we're ALWAYS short staffed (typical RN to pt ratio is 1:12)..." 1:12??? I really have...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  29. OK. I will definitely rethink what I am doing and some of the advice I've been given.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  30. I can speak to this personally...I have always watched my weight. I have always gained weight easily. I have exercised and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. The best thing that the OP can do for the nurses that are being taught is that we are 2 people. A nurse, and a person...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I think everyone has some type of bias against some type of patient (alcoholics, obses, psych, etc.). I would include how to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. By unnecessary alarms I mean someone being left on a sat monitor who doesn't need it. Turning off the resp monitoring (which...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. I read the rest of the thread before replying (the app works great for reading but my 10-finger-typing is soooo much faster...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. 14479
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    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  36. The longer the QT interval (or the QTc which is the QT interval corrected for heart rate) gets the greater the risk of R on...
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    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  37. Team nursing is great... When you have good team members.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Wow! Sounds as if we may work in the same ER. I am all for teamwork. Having come from a "zone" environment, the total team...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. Just remember, when planning on such a confrontation, do not wait until you have worked up enough anger-induced energy and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. To lumbar pain: I would hand the family members the number and website for the CMS and say please report this.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. I moved to a southern state...I was out of my element...I felt that people where I lived had this "THING" against me cause I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. You have to like where you are at, or you will burn out. A large part of that, is liking your colleagues. If there is only...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Wow I haven't even started Rn school yet but as I read the boards I'm finding some very immature and lazy behavior on some...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. One approach that has worked for me in the past is to speak to the person privately. Do not say a single word to anyone...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. It sounds very political. Tread carefully. It is probably best if you prove yourself and foster good relationships with...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. The issue I have encountered with everyone having a hand in the cookie jar is that sometimes, if not properly noted, I am...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Strive to become a good example to others. Just don't let them abuse you. If you are a good leader, you can do this. Best of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. My husband got tincture of Benzoin on his dress pants for work. I used pure acetone followed by spray-N-wash and it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Dont get a cardiology 3 in neon yellow. Thats mine
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  50. That's not a very funny joke & I have a dark & sarcastic sense of humor. I mean it's one thing of he actually hurt her but...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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