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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: 9,659 (21% Liked) Likes: 5,338

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  1. Working with death may be an inevitable part of a nursing career, depending on what area your focus is. Learning how to cope...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Thank you for this EXCELLENT article! What a great inside look of those poignant moments that nurses experience at the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I didn't remember my first post, so I looked it up -- in "The Scariest Thing You've Ever Found" thread: Twenty or so...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I think the RN under whom I was taking a BoN mandated ($500) ethics course is the one who told me about AN. The timing would...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Way too long ago, and has been absent from my mind a very long time. All I know is that I was a number 2 spotlight member...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. My first post was when I was a nursing student, posting about my excitement if starting the LPN program.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I found it on Google in 2005. I had been recently diagnosed with MS and booted out of my job. I was sad and lonesome being...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Mine was on School Nurses. I started a school nurse position this past September and was freaking. My old co worker,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I was in big trouble with an employer. Big, big trouble. The kind where you can't sleep, and your guts are tied in knots....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How one can be as accomplished to be a senior director at a company and simultaneously be so immature and ignorant of the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Geeze, am I the only one who cringes at some of the posts and comments they've made. I guess there is a way to cancel,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I had a horrible username under a different account. I was in nursing school. I believe my username had the word...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I think it was a year or two before I even started nursing school. I think there was a big thread about breastfeeding, and a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I think my first post was in response to the question if it was ethical to lie to people with dementia, or if they should...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My first thread was about..crap I already forgot and I just looked it up... I am getting old! I had no idea until I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. My first post was about looking for work and feeling discouraged as a recent grad. The person who responded gave me a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I remember that thread.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Not a clue. Ancient history LOL!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I can hardly remember what my last post was, lol. :D
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I don't want to find my first post... I'd probably be embarrassed:facepalm:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I stumbled upon Allnurses.com via a search engine in early 2005. At the time I was a 24-year-old student attending an LVN...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. 9/11 keeps popping up here and I didn't want to include it in my nostalgia. My friend called me that morning and said turn...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Assembling in the school gym for space shots. Giving up candy for Lent & no meat on Fridays. Most homes had one B&W TV,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Growing up, when I had a cold, I was given Father Johns. I remember watching "The Homecoming" when it aired on television...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Apparently you missed this:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. So working like a mad person without vacation is okay? NOT!!! We pay the price too. Highest rate of cardiovascular disease,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I posted this on the other topic, so in case it was missed by anyone, NHS annual leave entitlement is On appointment...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Thank you. I'm looking forward to networking and meeting nurses in the community.
    madwife2002
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  29. I first started "lurking" the threads of allnurses.com back in the spring of 2009 when I was a junior in college/my first...
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    Forum: allnurses Testimonials
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. What has your immediate supervisor told you about this? We can not speak for your employer.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Thank you, Pixie. I'm using my iPad now & just tried; it does work on the iPad.
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. i didn't shadow the clinic before i took the position. i will take this valuable lesson with me into the future.
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  42. 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
  43. Sounds like something from a horror movie
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. You have an extremely salient point. Very few people freely admit to malpractice.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Some people would say that the very mention of murderous nurses is unbecoming on a professional nursing forum. In fact,...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  49. Ah, the questions that our children ask: "Where did I come from?" "How does Santa Claus fly around the world in ONE NIGHT?"...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. 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...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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