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By mariebailey, MSN, RN

Joined Mar 2, '11. Posts: 899 (55% Liked) Likes: 1,352

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  1. I meant it as a metaphor, but we can be literal too. I can say that I have been pushed by a patient I was trying to suction....
    Nov 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Yesterday, I was sitting with the charge nurse at the nurse's station, & a patient's family member came marching angrily...
    Nov 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Considering step pneumo causes more deaths in the U.S. than all other vaccine-preventable diseases combined, I think the...
    Nov 26
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Whoa killa dilla! Maybe he or she assumed we would have nursing degrees & google wouldn't. 16626
    Nov 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. I would just run it by the infection control or employee health department to find out their policy at your particular...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. I included a link to an article entitled, "To aspirate or not: An integrative review of the evidence"...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. The current practice NOT to aspirate is based on evidence that, while you may hit a vessel at those sites occasionally, you...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. Dress wholesome. 16595
    Nov 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. I feel your frustration. My supervisor told me verbatim recently, "You need to try to be more extroverted." My preceptor put...
    Nov 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Attention allnurses.com participants & responders to this particular article: It irritates me to pieces when people hog a...
    Nov 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The difference between 1 brand of inactivated flu vaccine vs. another is negligible. I know this because, in order for any...
    Nov 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I totally agree with your reasoning, but I would try to meet management halfway unless you don't need a paycheck. If CNAs...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  13. Has anyone actually experienced Obamacare firsthand? I have. I had some health issues & decided to quit my job/return home...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Your job hangs on many things in addition to the flu vaccine, so why did we pick the flu vaccine, in particular, to protest...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. I actually need to call bull on this one. Was she planning on running urine IV? There isn't a place on a Foley bag that...
    Nov 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Yes Drill Sergeant, but may I point out we aren't fighting the Vietcong with Gump?...
    Nov 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I think a hallmark sign of it is distractibility, rather than the ability to hyperfocus. With the exception of when I took...
    Nov 3
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. I think she's fine, at least with the LA BON, because she notified appropriate personnel. See pg. 4 of an LA BON publication...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  19. I supported & do support Obamacare, but I was not naive enough to believe it could be implemented flawlessly. Such a major...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. I like Glycerine82's line of thinking, documenting something like, "Per facility protocol, notified Amy, RN Supervisor, of...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)

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