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By No Stars In My Eyes

Hi! Thanks for checking out my page. I've been a member of allnurses since Apr 8th, '11. I have no blogs or journals to follow, but you are welcome to find me on the threads I follow, where I love humor and silliness to counter the seriousness of life. Feel free to chime in. Currently work PD/Geriatrics.

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  1. It's hospital administrators themselves who are preoccupied with money. Yes, it takes money to run a hospital. But when...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Just a question - is there some illicit use for chapstix that we don't know about, but 'bad guys' do? Like Preparation H?
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    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Many of the reasons you list you will find many places. Some (hopefully) not so much. Being downright miserable at your job...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. If you are burnt to a crisp you likely have symptoms which support that; difficulty sleeping, changes in eating habits,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Eric Hoffer 'Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.'
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Exactly! I bet a lot of us are in this boat together. The level of burnout seems to be directly proportional to the years...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. In response to above:Just an observation. How is one supposed to "take a break" who will pay the bills? I would , and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Just an observation, here. No judgement. If you are feeling that you cannot care for your patients that depend on you,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Because money is what drives a facility. Because the bottom line is what is changing the profession to include scripts,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Hmmmm. I'd imagine you'd need a doctor's order to allow that. But if I was in high school, I can see why I'd want a chair...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Is it ok with your school to post on an anonymous nursing forum? As many have explained to other posters, your nursing...
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    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  12. Alright, I don't do any of this for the Holiday gift. But I am perplexed, offended, hurt, and downright enraged at this...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. It's a "medication" in that we can't administer it or give it at school, same as sunscreen. But if I see a child with it I...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  14. As a parent who had to deal with a school that took this position, let me tell you we loathe the administrators who come up...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Member of the forgotten generation, X. I relate to traits in all the generations, and don't fit easily into a box....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Keep in mind that nurses are part of the "room" charge. Because we are furniture, or something.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am very well aware of it; I work for this corp. I have taken a pay cut, and other "take backs" with each successive...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Well, let's see. For just one visit (out of 12 for this drug) for chemotherapy, my insurance was billed for: a) pharmacy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I think California is the only state that actually abides by a state-determined caregiver to patient ratio. All the rest of...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. Sounds like you're getting burned out. Time to move on. I'd look for another position/job or consider furthering your...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I'm feeling the same way lately. I feel bashed by the patients, thrown under the bus by management, and the only thing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I'm feeling extremely negative about my job, my place of employment, and my patients. I don't know if it's the season. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I think all nurses who work in the profession long enough get very disillusioned with the 'system'. The priorities of the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. A lot of the care has been taken out of healthcare. It was one of the myriad of reasons why I left nursing a year ago. It's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Try to find a niche in nursing you'll be ok with or move on. I could parrot a zillion reasons nursing has taken a hit over...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I am having one of those days that just brings me to my knees in terms of my faith or enthusiasm for this profession. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Today a patient who has had a long difficult admission with little to no support from his family called me into his room,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Won't quote the whole thing for space but: I 'Liked' this comment so hard I almost broke my touch screen. What you said.......
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. My records were transferred to this unit along with me. This is a physician training hospital and has an excellent...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  30. Like sirI, funerals are humorous for me as well. I remember one very well. I was fine until a woman got up to sing "Wind...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  31. Just to throw a thought out there. It burns my butt that lab came, lab drew, labs done, and then they just sort of cancelled...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  32. I'm a retired PICU nurse and on rough days, some of us ( me included) would joke that we needed a job as a school nurse. ...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  33. I don't see a lot of friction either, and we have EMT's working in our ER and teaching our advanced life support classes. A...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  34. Not to offend anyone, but I have been in this game for over 12 yrs. I have worked with sone very good nurses but I have...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. I have a thought I want to share. It was mentioned that the CNAs, among other staff had been saying the patient didn't...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  36. Not the name itself but rather, the spelling. Jynafir. Poor kid! She plays soccer with my cousin's girls. His kids are...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  37. Strange as it sounds, I liked giving IV Lasix to my CHF patients. Fortunately most of them had catheters so they didn't have...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I thought when I read the title that you were asking for a favorite drug to receive. I have only had fentanyl twice (for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  40. I'm hoping that your personal relationship preceded the professional one. But putting that aside, and without going into...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. My gripe exactly. I like what technology has to offer in theory, but with the advent of computerized, well...everything, I...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. It is good for us to educate others who visit this page about what we really do everyday. The original thread behind this...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: School Nurses
  43. Our school nurse also helps the VERY special student population with g-tube feeding, occasional airway suction. Our...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: School Nurses
  44. I agree with many other posters and feel that you've had crappy jobs, in crappy hospitals, with crappy managers/trainers. ...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. it is frustrating- Especially when I just relay to the supervisor of things that she needs to know when I review charts for...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. Are you sure you don't work in my facilty? I get so frustrated with things like this.....but you were very aware and alert...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  47. My day to day consists of: First is attendance. When I come in at 7am I listen to the call in messages. Those continue...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: School Nurses
  48. I was the person that made the comment that the OP quoted. All I have to say about this thread is that School nurses...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: School Nurses
  49. Good list! :) Also, keeping track of all immunizations and physicals. Nagging doctors and parents for same... ...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: School Nurses
  50. I'll chime in by adding that we care for every medical condition on the planet depending on the year. Cancer, sickle cell,...
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: School Nurses


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