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Anna Flaxis, ASN (14,813 Views)

Joined Oct 15, '10. Posts: 2,396 (65% Liked) Likes: 6,493

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  1. That's a lot of territory to cover in your post. I will say that Meditech has got to be one of The.Least.Intuitive.Programs...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. I pick my battles. Honestly, of all the addictions I've dealt with as a nurse, tobacco is The Absolute Worst. Opioids,...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Not here, but from an ER doc when I was beating myself up for not anticipating a surgeon's wants/needs/desires. "It's not...
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. You absolutely have a chance. Just keep trying.
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I am a perfectionist. I have really high standards for myself and others. I need to remind myself that sometimes "good...
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. ​Alluding.
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Well, we can't give legal advice on this forum, but I will say that because you are in healthcare, OSHA would rather you...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Don't confuse my feeling empathy for my team mates who will have to work short if I call in with going to work sick. I will...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. I work per diem, and so if I'm working, it's either because someone is out on vacation or FMLA or called out sick. If I...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. Because, as has been stated repeatedly, DNR does not equal Do Not Treat, and you can treat rhythm changes. Maybe the person...
    Apr 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I work in Emergency, and it is not at all unusual to receive DNR patients. In my state, we have a POLST registry, which...
    Apr 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I think if you're feeling this way after two years, maybe it wouldn't hurt to try something different. Have you...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. If the person is older and on diuretics or has other comorbidities, it's safe to assume the hyponatremia is chronic and to...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. I have occasionally had lucid dreams, but I have never "sleepwalked" to my knowledge. Sometimes I have stress dreams, where...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Obviously the first strategy is to let the family know that I need for the patient to answer my questions, as it is part of...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. I would triage the patient in question based on what I first see- with the caveat that I will take into consideration the...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Yes, you can give Haldol IV- it is an off label use, but it's not uncommon. 2mg over two hours is not a huge dose. It...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. I think you are assuming that the comment was made as retaliation for the patient's behavior, but you don't really know what...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. I'm gonna go with the others and say it wasn't the Xanax- and, you responded appropriately. Now get some rest.
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. That nurse is an idiot for making a comment like that.
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety

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