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  1. Thank you for the responses. I think it's interesting that I never stated whether I did or didn't send the fax, let alone...
    11:24 am
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Two patients in the department, neither critically ill- three nurses present. I've just discharged my patient, turned over...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. NSAIDs carry the risk of upper GI bleeding, and alcoholics have an increased risk for bleeding, so maybe that's why the doc...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Are you covered by a collective bargaining agreement (in a union)? If so, your break policies should be clearly outlined. ...
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Pot, meet kettle. :yes:
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. No, he wasn't. He said: Seems he has a pretty good grasp on the situation to me. Anyway, I feel like we're...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. My understanding is that federal law requires documentation of: Date vaccine given Date of publication of the Vaccine...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. ...except that the OP's question had to do with two specific situations. In the first one, absolutely zero harm would have...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. ...because we've been asking this question as long as I can remember? DDT was banned in 1972. This isn't a new issue....
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. What??? Again, this doesn't make any sense. All I can do is infer meaning since your post isn't coherent. From what I...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Is this a serious question? Really???
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. In several of my posts I have referenced the exception for being mentally altered (i.e. impaired judgment). Why do you...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. What??? That makes no sense. You have an opinion that seems to be, from what I can grasp, that in situations where...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Please don't call me dear. It's condescending. You are totally wrong if you think you can touch a person who has told...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. I think there are many layers to this. I can't pinpoint one particular thing that I think is contributing to your distress....
    Jul 22
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Apples and oranges. In the OP's example, a competent adult patient refused to allow her lungs to be auscultated by a...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Okay. Well, it is a fact that a competent patient has a right to refuse nursing care, and that if you proceed against...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. In the first scenario, the patient shook her head "no" and continued to shake her head "no" and the student touched her...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Remind yourself that if you can do this, you can do anything. Remember that patient safety is the priority, everything else...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. If the patient is capable of making their own decisions, then you must honor their refusal of nursing care. To disregard...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations

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