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By ktwlpn

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  1. Try sterile attention-everyone has to be on board with this, social services and the family as well. Residents like this...
    Nov 26
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Let's say you are in the middle of a code-are you going to stop chest compressions because you got your PERIOD? Just saying.
    Nov 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. That's very true-it IS performance art. We are always "on stage" . In the room with our patients and their family members,on...
    Nov 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What?
    Nov 23
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. you referring to me ?
    Nov 23
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. What do you mean by "people who put them there"? Only a small number of hospice patients are in an inpatient unit,the...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. QUOTE<<<Many years passed before I finally understood that we work with some pathetically lonely colleagues and clingy...
    Nov 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. It's true, we have to offer a choice of agencies. Some family members and residents will defer hospice, that is their choice...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. Their contracts are under review. I am certified and as such am currently in a position that has me "up the chain" a bit. I...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. The hospice agencies we are working with in the LTC are generally not available when we contact them (and we know how to...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. -I have worked within secure dementia units for several years and transferred a number of residents to geri-psych units. It...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. We do need the input even if many of us don't like to admit it. I do appreciate the extra support they provide the...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. I think it will no longer be covered in LTC in the near future.
    Nov 18
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. What meds is the patient on? Would something like transderm scop be (scopolamine patch) be contra-indicated?
    Nov 18
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. We assign 1 :1 for residents who are physically or sexually aggressive towards peers, high elopement risks in the general...
    Nov 17
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. That's a scary thing-lay people seem to take transfusions pretty lightly. I'm in LTC and we have number of folks with...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. No Bentley but a Mercedes Benz for sure, maybe a color tv,too. (RIP Janice Joplin) I always thought if someone failed the...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  18. Nothing else comes up on this person when you do a search. The article skews towards "violations of religious freedom"...I...
    Nov 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. I would love to hear more of the OP's story but it looks like another "hit and run"
    Nov 11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. The time period between meals is regulated. Can't remember the details but I know breakfast has to be within a certain...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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