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  1. Hi! The Zevex Infinity pump can be used with a "fanny pack" style bag. If the excess tubing is coiled up and placed into...
    Dec 23
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. I'm embarrassed to admit this, but I've been one of those "unreasonable, screaming banshee-like mothers who fire nurses." ...
    Dec 7
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Oh man, this is definitely a "fall down a virtual rabbit hole" site. I have a feeling I won't be doing anything...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Oh my... Years ago, I worked nights in a small hospital. The switchboard would shut down between midnight and 0600 and...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. YES! I remember that! I was trying to remember if the "thin" envelope was good news, or the other way around. I think...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Years ago I had a sweet LOL in LTC who had IBS-D. Every morning around 0600 she rang to ask for her "linoleum" (Imodium.)
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. While I was working in Early Intervention (also in MA), I had a child and family on my caseload that had a very obvious...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. Thank goodness the nursing supervisor was very patient and understanding. She came upstairs and finished the dressing for...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. My first nursing job, nights at a LTC facility. A woman had dry gangrene of her foot, and apparently a toe had been removed...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Hi Chanie911, If you're receiving J feeds 24/7, you can use a Zevex Infinity pump with 500ml bags and a waist pack. It's...
    May 28
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  11. I was a nursing student in the late 80's, and our instructors were doing their best to encourage us to use gloves during...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. When I worked on a floor with mostly PVS patients, we split the showers evenly between all 3 shifts. Years ago, my Mom...
    Jan 16
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Yes, it happens. In fact, it happened to a friend of mine. She was dealing with a high-risk pregnancy along with her TPN...
    Jan 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. :roflmao:
    Oct 31 '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. If she's sliding out of a wheelchair or chair, how about putting a piece of Dycem (a non-slip rubbery mat used to keep...
    Oct 18 '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. I graduated from high school at 16 (a year early) and went right into LPN school. I was a GN at age 17 and actually had to...
    Oct 4 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. My friend's teenage son is alive and well because of a psych NP who had a strong APRN knowledge base on top of the...
    Jul 14 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Ding Ding Ding!!! Same here. Evening class twice a week, while working 3rd shift and nursing/pumping for my infant...
    Jul 14 '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. One of my favorite resources for disability accommodations is the Job Accommodation Network (JAN). JAN - Job Accommodation...
    Jul 8 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I am a self-employed and plan to change my business to non-profit status at some point. For the past eight weeks, I have...
    Jun 20 '13
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing

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