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  1. Encourage the staff to invite the newbies out to post-shift breakfast or dinner. Grabbing a drink after work was a great...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. No. Count. Sheet. Get outta there!
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Agree with above that your current unit doesn't sound new grad focused, but a word of caution as you look for a new...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. Took care of a teenaged boy who had cardiac arrested at home, dad did CPR - long resuscitation. We had him on the cooling...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  5. While I realize mistakes are made, the majority of the time, if you wait 24 hours in the ER, it wasn't an emergency in the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Thanks so much, imaginations.
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  7. ALWAYS get an xray to confirm placement. Always.
    imaginations
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. "Sometimes you have no choice but to connect multiple drips together, but its always important to remember everything that...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. Looks like someone did not get an inservice on the O2 equipment they are using. The device used, which includes size and...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  10. "I think my lecturer just want us to design the exhalation detector...." Actually, there is such a device that is used...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Quoted for truth.
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. I have to disagree about more female providers. The majority of our docs, especially our high risk docs, are male. If you...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Thank you everyone!! First let me clarify the time of orientation: We do 6 weeks on a the step down unit and then 14...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  14. We have to view this situation with alot more maturity and better insight. There appears to be a misalignment between...
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    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  15. Here are some tips for taking vitals on a sleeping child. I've learned them from my own practice and from taking care of my...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. Welcome to allnurses Sheri and thank you so much for sharing a tiny piece of Joseph with us. He had a special light in his...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. My name is Sheri and I just wanted to comment here...my son Joseph had relapsed AML. He had a stem cell transplant with...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  18. if you have ever wanted to make a recording of yourself saying: it's ok..just go, you have a foley! or youve said more...
    imaginations
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  19. you know you're a neuro nurse when.... you spend half your time waking a sedated pt to do their GCS etc and the other...
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    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  20. iím sure iím going to start a perfect storm of feces by saying this on allnurses, but here goes: nurse practitioners are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I would put in a req for 5 and 10mL syringes...:rolleyes:
    imaginations
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. my fave is the kid who has a huge mess in their scivvies, and puts his foot in it while you're grabbing the wipes. and then...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. I'm still on orientation but this week I took care of a 28 weeker who was born to a mom with PIH/HELLP. Mon was on MAG so...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. We used to have a tradition of doing a creche "tableaux" on Christmas Eve (night shift). Much effort went into...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  25. Yes, yes, a thousand times, yes. If a baby can tolerate being held, they are held, regardless of ventilators, umbilical...
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    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  26. Agreed. Too little pain med? Small potatoes. I was sending a patient to OR and turned the Heparin drip off at the prescribed...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  27. Do you believe that I should have the right to push my religious beliefs on you? Refusing to give blood/blood products to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I just spent the last two nighshifts in one of the busiest assignments I have had in years. Sweet baby boy, worried and...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  29. All have to do with manipulating osmosis, which is the movement of fluid (specifically solutes as in salts like Na+Cl- and...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  30. I follow a rule that was presented to me early in my career: IF a former Patient acknowledges you first, it is no breach of...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  31. I don't know, I would have to brush up on my anatomy and pharmacology of anthropomorphic cartoon characters.
    imaginations
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. You can see my post on the EMS-with-an-attitude thread to find out how *I* feel about this issue. LTC staff typically are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. OK just in case anyone was reading this before and wondering ... I wanted to let you know that I got a call today from...
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  34. We had an elderly male pt go into post anesthesia psychosis after a hip replacement. He was trying to pull out lines and...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  35. I agree that information should be up to date and evidence based, which is why it's so important that students look outside...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  36. Not just in nursing but anywhere... People who get ETC and ECT mixed up.
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  37. Chris John’s model arose from his work in the Burford Nursing Development Unit in the early 1990’s. He envisaged this model...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  38. one night i was working when one of my elderly male patients started yelling out HELP ME! HELP ME! I rushed into his room to...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  39. Oh LOL. I'll pass this on ;)
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  40. That's awesome...I'm sure she got a kick out of it too. That kind of humor really makes a hospital stay more pleasant for...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  41. A young woman with purple hair, lots of tattoos and wearing weird clothes came in with abdominal pain. It was quickly...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  42. I have such difficulty believing it's been a year. You know, Joyce would have been so humbled and grateful to know of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. It is with a heavy heart that we announce the loss of one of our most beloved members, Daytonite. Daytonite was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Also, when it comes to this "manipulation", BPD patients are very POOR manipulators. You KNOW whatthey are trying to do. ...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  45. First, Mashira, I want to reinterate MrChicagoRN's advice: Give statements which are to the point. Sometimes merely...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  46. Seems like a dual error in the student not taking responsibility for her learning process and the instructor for creating an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I see your point, I don't go for those tactics either. However, in a gesture toward promoting goodwill among your peers,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I haven't vented a mickey button but I do vent NG and OG tubes frequently. I always do your "first" method and I have never...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I think all shifts should get a siesta break, then maybe those grumpy nurses would not be so grumpy.
    imaginations
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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