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Joined Apr 16, '12 - from 'Brooklyn, NY, US'. close the books is a Student. Posts: 219 (35% Liked) Likes: 172

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  1. More importantly--how can a government facility not have a coffee pot on the premises?? In my branch, that'd be...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  2. Our hospital recently changed the inpatient menu to offer only healthier items aka no more fried chicken. I have consoled...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. i have anal glaucoma. I can't see my ass coming into work today.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. "I don't feel good.I'm having palpitation and sweaty"..Called in 2 hrs.before my night shift starts.It was a cold winter...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. My son woke us up one morning to let us know that he had 6 hours to get to the hospital, and have surgery to take care of...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. We were all at the dinner table with friends and beeper went off. I excused myself, made a phone call, returned and...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. My son fell at my mom's house and skinned his knee, said "long way from the heart" and kept going. LOL!!
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. This really happened. A nurse told her young son to wash up before dinner. He complained all the way and kept muttering,...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  9. Twin Girls named LaWasha and LaDrya.
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Lay takes a direct object: I'm going to lie down. Lay the blanket on the bed. ;)
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Like, Oh EM Geee!! I was totally the valleydictator of MY class too!! That means we are cosmic twins!! (and has me going...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. "Me fail English? That's unpossible." Ralph Wiggum
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I was discussing this with my colleagues at lunch today. The stigma is part of what prevents people from seeking help. If...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. My dad, in the hospital and under the influence of narcotics from his open cholecystectomy (and he rarely takes anything...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My daughter, age 12, recently had her guinea pig pass away. While the poor thing was dying, my girl was able to dx her with...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. i'm glad the word "void" gives someone else the giggles too.:lol2:;)
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. Not exactly your point but I was making a new appointment for myself over the phone. My name is a little unusual so I told...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Certainly, I recall one of many funny incidents with these Versace doctors, one that comes to mind was a doctor that always...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. I once witnessed a doctor yelling at a CNA for not properly locking a cath bag and when he checked it - he almost got wet. ...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. we had a cardiologist with a roaring case of small-man syndrome-- you know, the ones that have to be more bombastic and...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. As a nursing student I was greatly confused by an RN's pronunciation of Clopidogrel (which I'm led to believe is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What about...a diabolical...diabetical? Goes around stabbing people with insulin pens. :) I should stick to one sleep...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I work in endoscopy. Had a pt refer to the doc as a "colonologist".
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Dear HR, My name is Jacqueline, Iím a new graduate RN with some experience in a hospital. I am writing to inquire about...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. "Subarachnoid hemorrhoid" "Pt has been death since birth" (deaf) By docs I once saw another RNs charting as "removed...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  26. ...the sound of an idling diesel engine makes you nervous. I walked by a diesel pickup truck in a parking lot the other day...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  27. I put things in quotes and use italics. I think you're only supposed to do one of those. My writing is rife with errant...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  28. One of my general education class requirements to get my ADN is essentially English 101. I'm going to CLEP-test my way out...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  29. Their ain't nothin wrung with dat their memo. Its not her falt for those spellin arrors. She was prolly in a hurry like im...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  30. I have always aspired for a mastery of written English. However, too many college-educated professionals seem to write so...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  31. I have the ever-so-golden BSN and whenever I've had to precept new grads I made sure to do it with an iron fist. I tell them...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. Wow. Such hateful stereotyping of people who often, through no fault of their own, have not had the opportunities that...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Teaching hospital. Dialysis pt, very stable, dialyzing, sitting up in bed, talking. Doing fine. B/P monitor reads 70/30 or...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. Maybe these non-nurses working in doctors' offices should have a new, "nursey" title. How about "FN"? It would be short...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Up until my high school years, I was positive the only job that could bring me satisfaction was being an elementary teacher....
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. I'm a Libertarian. If Libertarians came into power, I'd have to find a new party. ANYONE who can get elected beyond dog...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. Imagine you got up from your computer right this minute, and walked out of your house knowing you will never, ever come...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Honestly I am at the other end of the spectrum. I am small 5'6 and 120lbs. I can not gain weight. Even with increased...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. The fact that NPs have better satisfaction ratings from pateints has no bearing on whether they were treated correctly or...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  40. Yes, it's this. A friend of mine graduated from NS, got her license in the mail, and posted a picture of it on Facebook. ...
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    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  41. Wow. Would not happen at our school. Finding the deltoid for an I.M. (Not giving it... just locating the site) maybe. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. Unfortunately, looks are very important because, as has been stated, hiring managers make their mind up within a couple of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  43. I work at a magnet school and the kids can out smart me sometimes. I had two kindergartners in my clinic. I asked the first...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  44. The time I told a young student "I'm a nurse and a mom, too" and he said "you look more like a grandma"
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    Forum: School Nurses
  45. you have to admit, students just come out with some doozies! I just had one of my little cutie 2nd graders come in and go...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  46. And "How good am I at candycrush?"
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Hey now- that candy ain't gonna crush itself!!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. The Number One way to tell if you are cut out for night shift is to ask yourself this question: "Am I one of the cool kids?"...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Recently my husband's grandmother was a patient in the ICU. I am frequently used as the medical translator in the family,...
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    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. There's an older woman in our class who feels the need to say "bless you" after every time someone sneezes in class. It...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student


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