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By jammycakesRN

Joined Mar 27, '11. Posts: 25 (24% Liked) Likes: 7

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  1. There's also a fairly new SNAP Vac that's disposable you might check into. Not sure about charity availability.
    Jul 22 '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Many of our patients use medihoney in place of santyl. They aren't the same, but similar & medihoney is much more affordable...
    Jul 22 '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. Look at Healogics. They have HBO units all over the states, might come in handy if you transfer often
    Jun 23 '13
    Forum: Hyperbaric Nursing
  4. I've made several reports to APS. They've never done anything to help. And if they interview the lady & she denies the...
    Feb 9 '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. You are in a very dangerous situation & I would get outta there YESTERDAY!
    Feb 9 '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Some people are under the impression that patients in their home are safe & stable, which is not always the case. These days...
    Nov 14 '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. I worked in physicians offices during nursing school as a float nurse & my very first official job as a RN was with home...
    Nov 13 '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. I'm tired of working 10-12 hrs/day for 8 hrs of pay. I never have time to get it all done & they just keep piling it on! At...
    Oct 31 '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Yeah, that's not even close to being the case. I went to every supervisor I had AND consulted with our sister hospice...
    Oct 29 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. We use unna boots frequently & they work well for most of our patients. Clean well with cleanser, apply unna boot wrap toes...
    Oct 14 '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. He passed tonight. Maybe he can finally get some rest.
    Oct 6 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. The home health agency I work for has all benefits and pays more than the hospital. I know our hospice dept also offers...
    Sep 23 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. I'm not really a fan of sticking around per se. But, seriously, if I tell him I won't ever see him again once he chooses...
    Sep 21 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Ok. Here's an update. He has agreed to have hospice come talk to him tomorrow. I hope he will agree to let them help him. He...
    Sep 20 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. This was the reason for my original post. I'm not a hospice nurse & don't really know the info she needs for end of life...
    Sep 14 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. I don't think I'm trying to force him to be on hospice, it's just that I know his wife is struggling & I do not have the...
    Sep 13 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. No. Just me! He got so upset that she won't even discuss any other disciplines.
    Sep 13 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. I have been a home care nurse for the past two years, prior to that I worked in the clinic setting. I am not, nor ever have...
    Sep 12 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. I would not feel comfortable leaving that patient alone either. You could discuss it with your agency, or even make a call...
    Sep 4 '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. oh my gosh..these past few days I feel like saying "DITTO" to everything you just said.
    Aug 4 '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing

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