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By mariebailey, MSN, RN

Joined Mar 2, '11. Posts: 901 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,358

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  1. I am very much in favor of raising the minimum wage and could care less weather or not it provides a "living wage", whatever...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. Even if we raised the minimum wage well beyond the most recent proposal (to $10.10) all the way up to $15/hr, the price of a...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  3. When minimum wage levels are increased, that usually recalibrate all wages upward. So by assisting in the dialogue for...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. One of the things that I most like about working in the ED at an academic medical center is working with...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Your hand was 3x normal size because the IV was infiltrating, not simply because it was in for 4 days. Also nobody probably...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Aquaphor by Eucerin. Its messy, but you slather that on at night with cotton gloves and your hands feel much better in the...
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. I have no funny stories about being a punching bag...it's not funny. Where I work, if a family member physically or...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. So, lets take this a step further and ask---Why are nurses verbally, physically abused by family members and/or patients? ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. A resident's irate wife accusingly held up a spider in my face when I was a CNA at a nursing home. I turned to the resident...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I couldn't disagree more.....as I am just recovering from an emergent surgery. Pain is pain. I had nurses that empathized...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Used the Perdue OWL site for every paper I wrote in nursing school (and for every MLA paper I wrote for my BA!). Super...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Hello, all who are reading and thank you for taking the time to click on my little article. I have been a nurse for about a...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. My reply may come across as something pulled from thin air, but I think your issues may revolve around the chance that you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The common theme here is social support, it seems. When I think of some of our pts that resist discharge, I have to agree....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I work inpatient hospice and our patients come in because of a crisis (pain, agitation etc..) When we get the symptoms...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Some of our patients resist discharge, too. I think a large number of our issues revolve around the clientele we serve. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. In general, nurses tend to have less professional distance from patients than other members of the healthcare team, so very...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. If you have to PAY for a job that's a big red flag. Keep looking and networking.
    mariebailey
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  19. I agree wholeheartedly with almost everything said above but wanted to add my two cents. It's quite true that the...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. I am a male. Yes, I do believe nursing is an abused and underpaid profession. I think that females put up with a lot of...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. I hope you will have a meeting with union rep and speak on the conditions you were faced with that night...they should be...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. Only if you get a mammogram. Martha Stewart says aluminum in deodorant and tin foil causes Alzheimer's.
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  23. I know I posted this in another thread, but I thought it would go well with the other videos posted here. (Yes this is the...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. Republican legislators now have the power to repeal the ACA. I will watch with interest to see which pieces they remove...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. According to a study, working "anti-social" shifts decreases brain function. I'm disappointed to hear this. Now...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  26. Actually the promise was that the average family would save $2500/year under Obamacare, and actually the average family...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  27. People like this is why nursing is essentially known as an uneducated and "ghetto" career choice by the General public.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. nursing and nurse education does not have to be like this.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. Remove the tag. You have they option. Id do it now E
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  30. Ah ha! OK. So, what about "per protocol notified sally, RN, to call MD" ? Truly just curious. I feel like if I were the...
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    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  31. I do understand that, and my supposed "ignorance" is not at all "blissful." Yes, the guns "have always been here," and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. Sent from my iPhone.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. ​Do you remember how influenza is spread? Based on your response, I'm guessing not so much. If you "literally" had a...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  34. The panic that I feel our media is trying to feed into. If panic buys them ratings, panic, they will induce.
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  35. What kinda stuff do you do to other people when you go out?!
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  36. How many people do you think have come to the US over the years directly from "Ebola land". For years, American citizens...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  37. And that panic is sounding a lot louder than actual science. If I see one more Facebook post from a relative that starts "I...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  38. Which is exactly why I said that they were free to be fearful inspite of the good, sound, and scientific reason not to be. ...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  39. Take a deep breath. Yes, when the victim is acutely ill they have a pretty impressive viral load that can be transmitted by...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  40. Unscientifically based quarantine is something we stand for as nurses? She has had two negative tests, is afebrile, is...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  41. I don't see how anyone would expect that they would not get into serious trouble (possibly fired) for refusing to either...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  42. Very interesting...many people are not aware that a few states and Puerto Rico still require blood testing for a marriage...
    mariebailey
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I have to ask, where do some of these people posting live? From the sounds of some posters parts of America are more...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  44. For those of you that state they carry regardless of signage prohibiting it: how would you respond if someone carried on...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  45. This just seems so unfair and discriminatory to me. Shall we start asking nurses, "hey are you diabetic?" and then expect...
    mariebailey
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  46. Hi benmca13. You sound very much like me. I too could not wrap my head around the differences between...
    mariebailey
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  47. An MI occurs when blood stops flowing properly to a part of the heart, and the heart muscle is injured because it is not...
    mariebailey
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  48. Your Texas license will convert to a single state ( TX) license from a multi state compact license. It will remain active as...
    mariebailey
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  49. So you're an experienced nurse, and suddenly you find yourself, once again, in orientation. Maybe you've lived in Seattle...
    mariebailey
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. This is HILARIOUS!! Love it ~ LOL
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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