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By NurseOnAMotorcycle

Joined Jan 16, '11 - from 'Not Tellin, US'. She has '4' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med-Surg, Emergency'. Posts: 685 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,384

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  1. Is browsing allnurses considered wasting time?
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. I have no idea what the law is in TX, but I don't like idea of being the only RN in an ED at a given point in time. (Do I...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. ^sarcastic much Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. No or No and/or No.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Watch out! We are straying into the land of ratios. :nailbiting:
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. I think what other posters are getting at, OP, is that the basis of any regulation that a certain minimum of nurses must be...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. we would all laugh if someone asked us "hey do you guys work under promised nurse-to-pt ratio?". our ED is supposed to be...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Most of our docs stick with 1-2 litres as a bolus, and I have given 8 litres before. Our cardio and infectious disease docs...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Our bundle includes 2 IV's, blood, paired blood cultures and a lactate. Fluid resuscitation is 30ml/kg. Maintain MAP >60. If...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. I would most definitely see about speaking with the school regarding this. If they believe that their clinical site is as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. if all the ER is dealing with is rashes and sprained ankles then where do all the patients we are transferring to the floor...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. You're right, we really should just get rid of the emergency room altogether because the only nurses that know what they're...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. I know the floors are stressed but as a supervisor I found them filling out admission paper work while getting report from...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Other than making sure abx are started we don't do any inpatient orders. We only do stat ER orders because that's all we...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. and I have seen plenty of lazy and/or inconsiderate floor nurses hide beds and avoid taking report on their patient in the...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. And we've all dealt with lazy floor nurses who can't be bothered to take report, or lie about the room being clean and other...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. I'm sorry, but this comment has no basis in reality. You say "empty a room" like it's some kind of completed task that has...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. ED nurses not giving report on patients seems inexcusable to me. I'm so tired of ED nurses who think that they're too busy...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Some things all floor nurses need to know about the ER- First thing- Sometimes we have to call report without seeing...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. I can understand how that change in policy could be frustrating for you, and I am an ER nurse. While the ER may not have to...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. I think you've hit on it exactly. It reminds me of how often we hear blaming of others in healthcare and I think that we do...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. Not necessarily meaning you Kenderella, but it appears necessary to remind those that have not done a lot of international...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  23. My daughter was diagnosed with CVS at the age of 8 but she'd had symptoms since she was 2. It started on "vacation" at my...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Intense nursing is going to depend on what you define "intense" as. Every job is going to have its intense moments and its...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Am I wrong to laugh at your poor husbands misfortune yet feel sorry for the poor cat that got shoved under the bed? I hear...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Last weekend ended on a very odd note for me, especially as a new nurse. I had the pleasure of attempting to admit a very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Look at the balloon after you deflate it. Never heard of a patient getting hurt by a deflated balloon! Never seen any...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Pass your classes Don't get kicked out of clinicals Avoid any sexual harassment suits
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. Job shadow.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. How did you arrive at the conclusion that the CDC has studied it "very little"? "very little" compared to what? They have...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  31. There certainly are advantages to nursing in the financial and time aspects of the job. I would strongly advise you,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. If you have a strong background in the empirical sciences, I suggest you go for it. However, do not enter with rose-colored...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Maybe we work at the same place? I've noticed it's completely dependent on the attending. I think everyone gets a...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. There have been many a 911 calls placed by patients. If you are lucky, they call from a hospital phone and it will be routed...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. Ok this is really just more of a vent... and maybe to see if any others have had this happen or something similar. I had...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  36. I was once given excellent advice by one of the ADMINS here (NRSKaren ;)) Put the keyboard down and back away slowly....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Uggghhhh...I swear, the lab techs at mine sit around and talk about ways to avoid doing their draws!!! About a year ago...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I agree with TheCommuter!! I know you are the secretary but you are still a co-worker and this CNA needs to treat you in a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I'm getting verklempt. Talk amongst yourselves. Mikey31079's nursing assistant is neither nursing nor an...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I show up to this floor - that apparently was so desperate for staff that I needed to be pulled - and 3 of the 4 RNs there...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. She sounds like a weird one. I have a CNA who gets buddy-buddy with a lot of the nurses. When I politely delegate, sometimes...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. I have had those days...those weeks. I once drove around looking at empty buildings for my doggie/pet daycare. I might...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I totally get it. PM me if you want. I'm safe. Take care of yourself, okay?
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. We do have a quite robust plan for viral hemorrhagic fevers in place in my department, covering identification at Triage, a...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  45. You only said dilaudid once. Every once in a while when playing "it starts with a d", I channel sam kinison from back to...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. The most common thing in my ER is hypodilaudism. It's practical an epidemic at this point!
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  47. Having overheard some really insensitive, stupid remarks about miscarriages lately, I would like to share something with...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. These people already exist in several states. They're called medication aides in some states, and medication technicians in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Those people can say what they want, they don't know what its like. Don't get too affected by these mindless remarks, there...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Oh I'm a walking talking disaster sometimes. let's see, once as an aide I was doing my 1st round of the morning. A family...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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