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By tigerlogic

Joined Apr 13, '12. Posts: 227 (41% Liked) Likes: 235

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  1. If you're referring to assessing the IV while the vasopressor is still running, rather than how to flush it after it's done,...
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. At my hospital we use the white port of the swan for our pressers. We call it 'The VIP' port, LOL. Love it!
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    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. Hey there! I just came across this and thought I'd throw in my two cents :) I currently work in an ED in PA, and have been...
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    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  4. Yet another example of why a well-educated RN holds the line between "just following doctor's orders" and the safe provision...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. I have the same experience about once a month. Kind of feels what I imagine waking from a coma feels like( the kind of coma...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Where I work is a source of pride for me (both hospitals at which I work are highly regarded, both locally and nationally),...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. This. Loan companies are often willing to work with borrowers if contacted early. It may be possible to negotiate a...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. "Midgets are fighting in my crotch."
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. My manager hires new grads & experienced er rns. She generally doesn't like non-er rns, says it takes too long to untrain...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Ha ha I've never seen 0 but the thought that it could exist makes me smile
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. I don't think a "new" study was necessary considering that the British study that claimed to link the two was found to be...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  12. I like the Next Care waterproof bandages as well. They stay on really well.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Second skin works very well to cover minor skin breaks and it won't wash off. Agree with tait on next care clear/waterproof...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Are we talking about baby sitting the staff or the patients?
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. That sounds very familiar. Were all peds nurses really.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  16. Oncology pain is nothing to screw with. I used to **** off the upper management by giving my patients dilaudid (when...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I feel sorry for that poor cancer patient who has such a crappy pain management regimen.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. OP you did the right thing. I don't care whether the patient is lying or not about their pain. If they report pain and have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. As long as you handed over an adequately breathing, easily arousable patient with an acceptable blood pressure then you...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I had a lot of experience with medical professionals taking on the role as the pain medicine gatekeeper. It's not worth it...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. ...the little button at the top of each thread that says "go to first unread post." Please bring it back! :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I, too, am grateful for your inclusive message, and I say that as an agnostic! I don't believe that I am doing god's work...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  23. thank you for acknowledging this... that yes, we are all God's children...each and every one of us. it doesn't matter if...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  24. We're taking nursing back. This too shall pass. There are a lot of nurse activists fighting hard to bring back the quality...
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    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  25. It breaks my heart to see how the poor economy is used as an excuse by managment to treat nurses poorly and reduce our wages...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  26. DISCLAIMER: No Medic Students were harmed in the writing of this article. All perceptions of such are your own creation and...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. Most of us just live in the state of confusion. Really, there is no way some random person on the internet is going to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Why would a college *not* require you to write papers? Learning to do research and write critical papers is a vital part of...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  29. Just ask. Why are you doing this? you never know the answer might surprise you. I had a patient that admitted they were...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. STart asking her to help you. I would say, can you please do "task" for me so I can give you meds? I would want someone to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. If nursing is what you really want to do. Do NOT settle for anything else. Nursing is so hard to get into because there are...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  32. It's illegal for an employer to require off-the-clock work in addition to the regular workday. If she isn't able to complete...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Ok, really? If you want, during your spare time, to wear a sexy nurse outfit who cares? This does not in any way offend me...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  34. Sometimes. I am not impressed by someone who merely lists memberships in orgranizations or participation in 1-day charity...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  35. Here's the thing- facial piercings, tattoos, unusual hair cuts and colors....those are ALL cultural. Wearing light,...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  36. IMO, networking during clinicals is not a bad idea...if done in moderation. Remember, you are at clinicals primarily to...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  37. I betcha plumbers talk about the worse toilet they ever unclogged!
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Tampering with syringes of drugs could have backfired if it affected a patient. The nurse should have reported her...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  39. chronicity?
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    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  40. My colleagues of all stages, please take a moment: There has been a rash of suicides and suicide attempts in my community...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Love this! Reminds me of when I was 8 months pregnant and I heard one of my patients tell another that I used to be one of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. This is probably moot since you've already gotten hold of the supplies, but doing a blood glucose on someone tells you very...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. check you employee handbook
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. this is not entirely unusual with migraines...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  45. I think it's relative...In the nursing orientation class I'm in, it's about 10 out of 40...On the unit they hired five...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  46. The only time I tell my manager about missed things or incorrect things is when it is a pretty major issue. Example: a float...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. "Don't put me on a floor where there are a lot of patient families bringing in food. I'll scarf all of it."
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. That awkward moment when you're collecting a UA via straight cath on a 60 y/o psych patient who thinks she's pregnant and as...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Sometimes nursing drains the living daylights out of me. However, I love what I do. It is never a dull moment. However,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. An ode to the new nurse I work with....also known as what I want you to know. I see in new nurses what I felt in myself when...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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