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By madwife2002, BSN, RN Senior Moderator

Joined Jan 17, '05 - from 'Ohio'. madwife2002 is a Clinical Service Specialist. She has '24' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'RN, RM, BSN'. Posts: 9,547 (21% Liked) Likes: 5,271

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  1. While I appreciate your comments and suggestions on how to get pts to participate more in flu vaccination, it is very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Patients, especially chronically ill patients, need flu shots, but many in the general public have an open distrust for this...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. These comments are from the same nurse just days apart. I came home and could not wait to tell my roommate about the...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What has your immediate supervisor told you about this? We can not speak for your employer.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. This is an excellent article. Kudos to Bridget Joseph! There are also many other deeper issues here as well. Here are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Man, I was called Angel of Death at my old job because the terminal patients seemed to go on my shift. I'm not a serial...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Genene Jones, although denied parole this year, could be released as early as 2018 due to an old Texas law intended to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I actually worked with Genene Jones... at what was then known as Bexar County hospital. I was in Neuro-Trauma ICU and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Thank you, Pixie. I'm using my iPad now & just tried; it does work on the iPad.
    madwife2002
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  10. If you are on a regular computer (I am not sure if it works in the mobile version or not) and you put your mouse over that...
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  11. The OP describes violent sociopaths, a small subset of sociopaths, or those with antisocial personality disorder. Its...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. i didn't shadow the clinic before i took the position. i will take this valuable lesson with me into the future.
    madwife2002
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. Precisely. This is what happened to nurse Charles Cullen for many years. His coworkers and supervisors noticed that patient...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Sounds like something from a horror movie
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. You have an extremely salient point. Very few people freely admit to malpractice.
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Some people would say that the very mention of murderous nurses is unbecoming on a professional nursing forum. In fact,...
    madwife2002
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Great article, madwife! A couple of years ago I compiled a list of killer nurses. Some were 'angels of mercy' who killed...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I have never seen anyone kill a patient maliciously, but I have seen a lot of people die because of careless errors. Those...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Davita is good for allowing a candidate to shadow for a few hours to see if they are a good fit. An independent chain in NE...
    madwife2002
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  20. Ah, the questions that our children ask: "Where did I come from?" "How does Santa Claus fly around the world in ONE NIGHT?"...
    madwife2002
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I was sitting in the waiting room of my oncologist's office, about an hour into the wait, when I got restless and got up to...
    madwife2002
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Thank you for the suggestion. As stated above, since very new and all-important, we are allowing new threads to be...
    madwife2002
    Forum: Site Feedback
  23. Yesterday, I was listening to an interview Matt Lauer of the Today Show conducted with Briana Aguirre, a Registered Nurse...
    madwife2002
    Article Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. In my unit of 20 beds, we used to run a bay of 10 patients with 2 techs and a nurse. Now that we've lost two techs and there...
    madwife2002
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  25. Pine-Sol is overkill. When doing laundry, plain laundry detergent is sufficient enough to ensure our scrubs and other...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Last two weeks, I was window shopping with my sister, my best friend and a co-worker. We stopped to get ice cream from an...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. It makes a lot of sense. Gabapentin has a very important place in the management of complex regional pain syndromes, and is...
    madwife2002
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  28. New Survey Says Nurses Are Bullish on the Industry Outlook and Encourage People to Enter the Field EXCELSIOR, Minn.,...
    madwife2002
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. And very addictive.
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  30. In FY'13, the ALS Association's total revenue for the year was just over $19 million. In the three weeks or so since the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Madwife, I am sorry to hear about your uncle but am glad that this 'challenge' is bringing this disease to light. My...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I also think a lot more people have heard of "Lou Gehrig's disease" and do not know it is the same thing. On the ice...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. " Its also raised $42 million and counting for the ALS Association. The group is almost speechless with delight and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. ALSA only spent 6.6 million on research grants last year (it isn't exactly an efficient charity). if they spend the money...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Thank you for all the comments!! I thought it was just me who noticed the tread of ice bucket challenges without so much as...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I originally thought that it was annoying, and thought that people were doing the video just to grab attention, but seeing...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I did the challenge, donated a small amount, and challenged several others to do the same. I know my $10 doesn't really...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Even if you don't donate, you are still getting the word out and that's just as important! The more people who know what ALS...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Do I understand that the challenge is donate $100 *or* get doused with ice water? Seems like I shouldn't be seeing so many...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Originally you were supposed to donate $10 if you accept the challenge or $100 if you don't, but it has still raised...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I'm bummed out that the part where you're supposed to donate has been left out of the vast majority of the videos I've seen....
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. ALS was built into our curriculum so I have heard of it prior to being a nurse, I also have seen an ALS patient as a student...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I knew that I wanted to step away from active service. This decision was underscored by my last day on my compound in...
    madwife2002
    Article Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  44. I'm puzzled that you're able to recognize any trend in posting, having only been here a month. It's been my experience,...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I may not agree with Grn Tea, Esme, tnt, etc etc but thats good. I don't come to these sites to hear my opinion again. I...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I was going to say something along that line, but tnbutterfly has covered it and then some. :yes: So glad I've missed...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. This has been addressed matter of factly with 3 of my providers , but they never verbalized a clear response about this. ...
    madwife2002
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I don't post often compared to some but I do read AN extensively. I stay out of the flame wars but it gets really old...
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Ignorance is bliss....
    madwife2002
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  50. OK, being a nurse is tough. I don't mean the training is tough, I don't mean you'll have tough days, I don't mean that...
    madwife2002
    Article Forum: General Nursing Student


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