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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: 9,465 (21% Liked) Likes: 5,194

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  1. 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
  2. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. It makes a lot of sense. Gabapentin has a very important place in the management of complex regional pain syndromes, and is...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. New Survey Says Nurses Are Bullish on the Industry Outlook and Encourage People to Enter the Field EXCELSIOR, Minn.,...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. And very addictive.
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  6. 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
  7. Madwife, I am sorry to hear about your uncle but am glad that this 'challenge' is bringing this disease to light. My...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 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
  9. " Itís also raised $42 million ó and counting ó for the ALS Association. The group is almost speechless with delight and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. 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
  11. Thank you for all the comments!! I thought it was just me who noticed the tread of ice bucket challenges without so much as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Do I understand that the challenge is donate $100 *or* get doused with ice water? Seems like I shouldn't be seeing so many...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Originally you were supposed to donate $10 if you accept the challenge or $100 if you don't, but it has still raised...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. 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....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. 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
  20. I'm puzzled that you're able to recognize any trend in posting, having only been here a month. It's been my experience,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I was going to say something along that line, but tnbutterfly has covered it and then some. :yes: So glad I've missed...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. This has been addressed matter of factly with 3 of my providers , but they never verbalized a clear response about this. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. 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...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Ignorance is bliss....
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    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  26. 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...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. Tiffy -Thanks for the clarification. In all parts of the UK except Scotland, the title for a female nurse who has risen...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. If you don't speak Spanish how will you understand their answers to your questions? Lol :p
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. No, she was a remarkably prolific poet and will be dearly missed. But according to multiple sources, her mother was a nurse.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Several weeks ago I walked in and it smelled particularly rank. One of the workers stated she thought the store owner had...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Drive to your nearest WalMart, CVS, Walgreens, etc and buy a drug test. Take it home & pee and see what it says...then you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I recently accepted a position in a nice facility, after a year and a half hiatus to go back to school. I am now about to go...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I don't think it is so much that most Nurses look down on the well educated or those striving for more education. I think it...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  34. The short answer is , "No." but I'd like to clarify a few points. You state that your original license is "delinquent." ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I finally got into Davita as an acute dialysis nurse after trying for over a year, but the pay is so low. I am wondering if...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  36. I agree... it's engrained in my habits, too. I can't stand it when people connect the tubing back onto itself instead of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I highly doubt it. Anytime I go to access a lumen for any reason I grab the alcohol wipe at the same time and put it in my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Wow...:cyclops: Congrats on making it through!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I'm a new grad, been in my job for almost 3 months. It's not all butterflies and rainbows (in fact a couple times I felt...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I work in Post partum and I honestly love my job. It is generally a great floor with great co-workers. Ofcourse there is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. The best part of being a nurse is about to become the worst part for me. My father has terminal cancer. I love that being a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I have been a RN for over 30 years while I have has ups and downs this has been a wonderful profession with lots of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Over 35 year I have loved being a nurse. Oh it's had it's moments where I felt being a food service industry job would be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Yeah, I agree with The Commuter, there's no job I would ever really "love". Work will always just be a means to an end, a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I enjoy investigating, teaching, and thinking outside of the box, as well as writing; nursing has been the perfect fit for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I will never be truly happy with any type of job in existence due to personality issues. I am a creative, daydreaming,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. That's what happens when someone with a finance degree and no clinical experience gets to make a staffing grid. And on the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. As an undergrad, I was on a "never to graduate" list. I graduated that time and three times since.:roflmao:
    madwife2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. happiest time being a RN for 1 yr... really never had a single moment when I was happy doing this, but I am new, so I'm sure...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I'm a new grad, and I'm SO lucky to have an offer where I do. It's in the area where I want to spend my career, in a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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