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Joined Jan 28, '12 - from 'Somewhere'. uRNmyway is a Registered Nurse. She has 'Roughly 5 years.' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med-surg, mother-baby'. Posts: 1,163 (59% Liked) Likes: 2,247

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  1. "Patient is at risk for developing drug tolerance"......Why on earth would you chart such a statement in the first place?...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Years ago, patient was in the cath lab and one of the cameras fell and hit him on the head. He had two black eyes and a lac...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. One of my co-workers cut her thumb while breaking an ampule and yelled "G-d- it!!!" in the hospital room of a Baptist...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. ​Five second rule?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I know, she was lucky she didn't get decked for her behavior...I know *I* felt like it. :roflmao: Oh she was a piece...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I worked with a nurse who was a smart, nice, fun person but boy, oh, boy, did she love to talk about her sex life! She did...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Why on earth don't they do the smart thing and get your mother a bedside commode?? This is not difficult. That way she can...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Oh em gee!! I wish the phone app had emoticons so I could use the bug-eyed, jaw dropped one Lmao! He could've gone for the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Leaving medication at the bedside "because the patient said they will take it." Some will, but many patients forget or drop...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. re: the K+ comment in the ED, it is good practice, that if you are hanging K+ on a peripheral line, you hang it on its own...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. Another please stop: Please, when you have orders to hand irrigate a foley catheter, understand that this is a sterile...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. Just wondering...Are you talking about inpatient infusions of IV K+ or across the board it should be through a central line?...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. I can see it all now: toilet paper count at shift change! :roflmao: More 'paper-work"!
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. I never put the full amount of the bag of IVF hanging. I will always put 50 - 100 mL left (depending on my rate) so that I...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. Yeah, toilet paper thievery by nurses is one of the reasons hospitals are going broke. :yes:
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Same thing goes for foleys on incontinent patients. If the doctor says to d/c it, please do it. Don't wait until the end of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. We work with a skeleton crew at night. For the love of Heaven, if a patient is ordered a laxative at 0900, stop waiting...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Is 02 extension tubing available? If not, I'd deal with that problem in addition to educating the CNAs.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Okay this isn't my story to tell, but a coworkers: Nurse was talking to a patient as she was about to place an IV. A...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I have a bad habit of telling discharged patients "see you later!" That can come across morbid, depending on the situation.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I tend to ramble on, lose track of my story and add a million pointless details, and then end all of my sentences with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. During an interview, the nurse manager jokingly asked me if I would be willing to help dust her office before JCAHO visits....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Oh I have a good one. Last year, one of my coworkers was having a time in a room with a patient. Screaming, thrashing,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. We were talking about sexual harassment in our sociology class. Instructor said "one type is quid pro quo. What does that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. You did absolutely nothing wrong. It was the doctor who was negligent in that case, in my opinion. Did he/ she just assume...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I have told this story a few times . . . I was a new nurse and my patient had just become PICU status and was in the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I was a student when I breezed into my pt's room at 0730, ready to take on the day and be the best nurse I could be. My pt...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I was speaking with a patient who was upset over her recent leg amputation. So I was talking her into better spirits. Well...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Oh I'm a walking talking disaster sometimes. let's see, once as an aide I was doing my 1st round of the morning. A family...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Working on an 'overflow' floor where we had ALL manner of patients. Helping deliver supper trays, and walked in to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. not I - but one of our LPN's loves to tell the story of when he was on orientation - first day and was nervous. He hums...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. In an interview I was asked something along the lines of "where did I see myself in the future with my nursing career" and I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. :yes: Yes, but it can also be the other way around - young male and older female. Let's hear it for all the cougars out...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I posted this before, but anyway.... I was taking care of 40 something year old female patient. I was giving her some liquid...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Oh my gosh I have said so many things! I was nervous answering the phones when I started my job. A person called in wanted...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I had an elderly female patient tell me how much she liked doing card tricks. Later on, in front of her entire family...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Herbs may have their place in medicine, but it is fishy that he should get better after she was banned...just saying...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I wish we could do this sometimes. But doing so would probably just cause one more "Nurses eat their young", "My coworkers...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. After a night with all ETOH or drug abuse related patients I was getting short on patience. One of my patient's flat out...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I was helping a colleague reposition her recently extubated post op CABG x 3 patient when the woman began to complain and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Other things I would've loved to say or have said to people (Long Term Care): 1. No you can't smoke AND use oxygen. 2. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. The 25 year old junkie admitted to the ICU because of an infection from shooting up with dirty needles that demands his mom...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. The 19-year-old preggo with multiple piercings who jerked her hand away when I tried to start her IV and yelled, "I'm afraid...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. "I don't want to be a pain.." -"Too late!" "Didn't you see my call light?" - "Yes ma'am, but I was pretending I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. You are totally allowed to respond to this behavior. I usually do. Here is what you say: "I am concerned about the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. How about things you SHOULD have bit your tongue to: "You get nothing from me until you say please. You are the one who...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Not much beats a cocky grad.. Except maybe the cocky student.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. "Can you believe I have grown up children?" Yes, yes I can...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. I get it....LOL I thought maybe you had a few windows open and posted on the wrong thread..I've done it. LOL There are...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Confused, combative resident was yelling loudly to the point other residents were getting out of their rooms and telling...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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