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By Poochiewoochie

Joined Aug 1, '11. Posts: 181 (44% Liked) Likes: 223

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  1. Our dr TOLD us to go to ER! In fact TWO drs told us to go to ER! Pcp and gi doc. That is partly why I was upset, I wanted...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Lovely thought, however, unless you knew them outside of the facility, don't do it. If you have to get an address from the...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  3. Hopefully private rooms. I think sharing a room, and worse, a bathroom, with a total stranger when sick is barbaric.
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. All new hospitals are being built with only private rooms. I'm happy about that.
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Wow.. I have certainly seen some scary posts. Patients have the right to make choices. We may not agree with them, but at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. So what? They were each allowed to make decisions about their health when they were younger. Why should they be stripped...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I hope that I am not only speaking for myself that it is shameful to "reprimand" me for noting that a critical potassium...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Absolutely agree. On our Alzheimers unit, curse words go flying and unless it gets phtsical, we simply intervene, separate...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. If I followed that advice I would be in the ER daily.
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. It's sad to see a physician of some "stature" (social, at least) contribute to the mindset that people with mental illnesses...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Dr. Oz.....ha what a joke.
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. I wouldn't let a psychiatrist operate on my heart, so it makes sense not to take mental health advice from a heart surgeon.
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. A bit over the top-- In my honest opinion, and enough passive-agression to go around--I get that you are venting, but really...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. @ BlueDevil,DNP, The use of the word "ghetto" is not racist at all. Ghetto is a culture not a color. It is clear...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Having seen so many NH residents die as the OP described, I'm a firm believer that what we see physically in these cases in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I felt a need to comment when I read this post... I think the original poster is asking a question that has been something...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I'd prefer someone fat to someone that doesn't even know the name of a major hospital regulation would be HIPAA, not "hippa."
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Or you could just not use the word. You obviously know that some would birth a bovine by its use, yet your comment was...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Two things come to mind: Elderly lady from the Caribbean, blind on dialysis. About 22 years ago. In a four bed room...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. I'm the one who wrote the article about how the elderly are devalued, and I am also the author of this article. I do not...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. No flaming here. Know that if we don't laugh, we cry.
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. "Compassion" is a lot more than you think. It is actually not what you say, which was, "A nurse with compassion is one who...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  23. I think we need to consider that our personal experiences influence our behavior. I know some chronic pain sufferers that...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  24. Rule #1 for being a great nurse is to be the nurse that you would want taking care of you or one of your loved ones. Rule...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  25. I'm not a nurse yet either (start NS next semester) but you can't roll all people into a nice little box like that so that...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  26. Believe it or not, addiction is a disease. People with addiction actually dream about drinking/doing drugs (whatever they...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  27. I graduated from nursing school two years ago, and we never had to ask patients personal questions, especially concerning...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. You are dealing with a demanding patient, family , doctor.. short staffed and no break. Look at it from the OTHER ...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. Thank you! For everyone who had constructive advice and specific examples regarding this topic! I believe there was a lot to...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  30. In my 17 years of nursing I have never once struggled with this issue. Taking care of patients, regardless of what they...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  31. When I had surgery, I asked on the dot. Because the meds weren't actually covering my pain all that well. Complaining...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  32. This has been a very enlightening thread and an extremely interesting discussion. As at least one nurse wrote, there seem...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  33. Pain is subjective, so it's never up to the health care provider to judge whether the patient is "drug seeking". As long as...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  34. I agree with this completely. And to add...she states "Many (not all) patients with chronic pain need limits so they don't...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  35. With narcotics it is so easy to lose sight of the original question. As you can tell from the responses the use of pain...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  36. I don't understand the point of withholding pain medication. I once asked a hospice pharmacist "so if they are a drug...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  37. I pretty much disagree with everything you wrote. I don’t believe it is your job to second-guess the Physician in as far as...
    Poochiewoochie
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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