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  1. I was in a similar situation. I left the ICU to work in an outpatient setting for a year and a half. I really missed...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Being desensitized to death is not inhumane.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. The general recommendation is to start anti-coagulation after 48-72 hours in A-fib, since the type of clot we're worried...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. And have an emergency rectal stickectomy! :-P
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. I think SOMEbody needs to swallow a huge old CHILL PILL...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. My kid plays hockey. He now tells his teammates to "rub some dirt on it, princess!"
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. How many of you nurses have told your kids this? LOL.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. ICU nurses have to have strong personalities to advocate for their patients. In private hospitals, you have to be able to...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. You know, this kind of thing... the hospital's "we have to do it this way because this is the way we do things" attitude is...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. I think that's a big problem with the way providers discuss goals of care with family members. The fact that we still offer...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. As others have said it just takes practice. Just remember, though, that the ADL questions are about how much assist the pt...
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    Forum: Home Health Nursing
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. running a med and forgetting to unclamp the secondary:facepalm: driving yourself to ed because of abdominal pain LRQ. ahh...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The elephant in the room is that home care nurses are supposed to get six-8 patient visits, documentation and travel done in...
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    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Actually, it should comfort you. We ALL have stories like this - only some of us are brave enough to admit them!
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Oh my god, yes please to this thread. Yes. May I? ~~ Call a code and begin CPR on a sleeping patient. Continue with...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Brand spanking new orientee in the OR--simple outpatient procedure. Proceed to go over the sterile field at least twice, and...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. To be frank: I think that you must adapt to this reality and get your BSN. This is NOT a diss at ADN/ Diploma grads. I...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. Most of the new grads are good. It's not them we are whining about. As you continue your nursing career it will happen to...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. In my professional opinion; Notify the prescribing provider and get the orders changed. An alert and oriented patient may...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. It seems unfair to me to make sweeping statements like "I would never......" (fill in the blank). None of us have a crystal...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. I like America. I'm proud of this wonderful nation. I was born and raised here. I love my country, warts and all.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. The 2nd cousin, once removed, who wants to keep you alive until you change your will.....THATS who would lie. I thinks...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Yes, if they code me and I don't happen to have my POLST Form on me, then I will sue for assault and battery!! Do Not...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I have been in HH 28 yrs, and my simple ans to this question is NO! If u cover all the bases this job is basically never...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  26. I had the same question as well.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. You supervise your aides, if they're not doing their job, that's kinda your problem. If you don't trust them to record...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. If they are trained to document then they should be doing their job.....facilities I have worked the CNA does not document
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Usually 3-5 years bedside experience ISO that you are familiar with procedures and documentation as well as standard of...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. What about the flu shot the person thought they got and didn't? What if that person gets the flu (because they didn't get...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  31. So one of the people thinks they got a flu vaccine when they didn't?
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  32. My best friend (not unattractive) has one of those mean faces, it is what drew me to her. I literally remember thinking...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  33. I went from ICU to Hospice, and I have found it to be a great transition. I was never really the "adrenaline junkie" type,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. It's not necessarily the morphine that makes them "sleep". That's part of the dying process, and while yes, morphine is a...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  35. Old timers disease.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. ammonia = pneumonia?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I do not think an ethics committee needs to be involved to remove a tube feeding, an IV, a vent, or to turn off a...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  38. yes, it'd be highly unethical to disregard a pt's wishes, even if the nurse personally/morally disagrees with it. afterall,...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I'm on call right now and it's...well, you know....I'm a hospice nurse - NEVER tell someone a visit won't take long, no...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  40. In our grad school we believed that there was something in the air, perhaps in the water or on the chairs, that facilitated...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  41. Therapeutic communication and cultural sensitivity.
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  42. when I worked in the hospital, I would make up an admit packect and leave it at the nurses station. If I didn't make one up,...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  43. Such as going to work sick? That is not a sacrifice it is a bad decision. The patients deserve a nurse who is fully alert...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Management at my place of employment will cancel peoples' shifts without one morsel of guilt if census drops below a certain...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I was not "called" to be a nurse, and I personally don't believe it is a calling. I give my job my all, but I do not...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I am curious as to what makes all the staunch defenders of our profession so sure that the people in the event will assume...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  47. Good lord. It's not like she's prostituting. She's wearing a costume to a party, for goodness sake.
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  48. Home Health is the only business I know of that expects their nurses to do the job of 3 people and only get paid for 40...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  49. The issues here are two. First, is morphine the correct drug for this patient? Morphine is contraindicated in patients...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  50. Been doing that for years in real life and right here on allnurses-it's just venting,decompressnig.If you think it's...
    MomRN0913
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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