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By ixchel, BSN, RN

Joined Jun 3, '11. Posts: 1,392 (55% Liked) Likes: 3,034

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  1. @ixchel: I believe, going by my newly gained knowledge of different types of seizure activity, that your description of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. That is terrible! Thank you for sharing! Hugs to you also!! I have been able to keep my job and have returned to work. ...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. Grodo, in my experience, it is rare that someone admits they have pseudoseizures (a.k.a. Conversion disorder). Families...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Thank you @ixchel, I've looked up the NCLEX pass rates which is why UMSON was my first choice. Bowie and Choppin seem to be...
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    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  5. The World Health Organization's ranking of the world's health systems Apples to apples, oranges to oranges We pay more...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  6. thread closed for staff review
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. You need to look at my profile. I am USAF CRNA. I don't work on a fee per case basis, and most CRNAs don't either. CRNAs...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. While you might pay 40% of your income in another country in taxes, only a portion of that is for healthcare. Overall we...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. Well I've had both and noted no difference at all. Personally, I prefer a circumcised penis. To me, they look (and often...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. You need to understand the concepts of habituation and tolerance. Many folks on methadone or other opioids take regular...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. I can slip into my con-artist suit and instill those big hopes back into ya! "I'm a headhunter for Ralph Lauren and we're...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. My Christmas story is a real downer. I work Onc...well, I guess it's the way you look at it. I was working...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Hopefully you had a bed available and didn't need to put him in a manger.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Christmas is coming. Half of us will be schlepping the halls. This time of year always brings back one particular...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I would not pass a student who is below the passing standard. I care enough about my students' knowledge and the public's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. MODERATOR NOTE: I have been sick (I am on the recovery) so I have missed out. First, it is a part of the Terms of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. 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
  18. I'm with ya on that. But you missed my favorites: "... PIMD," for "peeing in my Depends" and "... MCOMN," for "milk coming...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Bubbles are not harmful and can be safely infused in anyone without an ASD or VSD with a right-to-left shunt. You'll want to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. The harm is from losing my sanity by having to go into the room over and over to silence the "air in line" alarm caused by a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. I work nights per diem so its a bit higher than starting for most people. I'm a new grad in med surg. But in the bay area...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. this is getting tiresome!
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. I make $15 an hour as an emergency tech. It took me 8 years to earn the pay raises I've gotten to get there. It irks me...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. If you are talking about a thread you are following, you mean Bookmarks. Look far upper right-hand area of any page and...
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    Forum: How To Use Site
  25. AMEN! But then, I've been accused of being a bully because I not only post the facts (not the fuzzies and hugs, but the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. oh, and on the 'roflmao' vs smiley' thing? I'm an OLD internet user (like early 90s kind of old, LOL) and we didn't HAVE...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. After reading through this thread, I'll go off on a tiny side-step to say that I DO think it's absurd that people who are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. It's not lost on me that the two most vocal "students" posting to this thread both left (failed,withdrew,kicked...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. If the colostomy pt had a dusky friable stoma he is in big trouble. If just the drainage smelled like decomp and he had A...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Dead bowel smells like spoiled beef old blood and fecal stuff. It is really bad.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. What fascinates me? The ability of the human liver to regenerate captivates me. I learned this tidbit a few years before I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Positive/negative feedback mechanisms. I remember in nursing school being utterly amazed that we are even alive! So many...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. The heart for all of the reasons already stated. Something that can work without the brain??? Awesome. Something with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. The brain. 'Nuff said. :yes: The eye, so small yet with all its complexities to capture images, allow for the correct...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. What amazes me about the human body is how much it can endure. I remember watching my first TKA surgery in nursing school. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I am fascinated by how well and quickly the body can heal itself. As in burns, I did my preceptorship many moons ago on a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Ah, this post makes me feel at home. I'm only pre nursing taking A&P one and every class I'm like, woooooow that's how that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Shiny objects. And the brain. But mostly shiny objects.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I am absolutely fascinated by the brain and the heart. It is amazing to me that when I was in nursing school we were...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Conception, and how often everything goes RIGHT, blows my mind. I think that's part of why I want to pursue that area of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I <3 this so much.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. “For all the professors who have all that work to do. This is no reason to abuse us. I am paying for you to educate me, push...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. First, my check does not come from you; it comes from the university. The amount you pay in tuition is a drop in the bucket...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. Diva cup...that thing is awesome. You can put it in days before your period is supposed to start (can't do that with a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. Oh, hell, I did CPR straddling a patient in an ICU bed when I was 8+ months pregnant. Reproductive status is no respecter of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. A simple thank you is always welcome. If they like coffee a gift card is always nice. A coupon with a small amount off...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. If you see they like lunch or coffee from a certain place, a gift card is something you know they will use. At least that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Here is what I would like to receive: A well chosen card A gift bag with some combination, not all, of the following...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Pens! Nothing like working pens that I don't keep having to trash.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Dear Nursing Student, Please accept my apology because your experience has not always been positive. However, please allow...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student


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