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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. "Me fail English? That's unpossible." Ralph Wiggum
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. i'm glad the word "void" gives someone else the giggles too.:lol2:;)
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. I work in endoscopy. Had a pt refer to the doc as a "colonologist".
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 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
  16. "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
  17. ...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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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)
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. And "How good am I at candycrush?"
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Hey now- that candy ain't gonna crush itself!!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. Carla from Scrubs. Only TV show that ever gave nurses even close to half the credit they deserve. 14301
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I agree with the waitress thing. 100% That's why I've said this, time and time again: leave a 20% cash tip on the...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. It wasn't my significant other, but a friend who was a nursing technician, of all people. I told her someone was lying...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  45. I had come home after my first code and my patient didn't make it. I was venting to my DH and telling him how doing CPR on a...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  46. One of my brothers was having back pain one day and said to me "I think I have a cold in my back". After laughing...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  47. #1 - When my dad had a stress test done a few years ago, Mom called to say everything was ok. She said the only thing of...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  48. This thread is started in honor of my darling husband, who told me this morning that he almost woke me early because he had...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  49. This is hilarious! Good sound advice :) Happy Sunday! In all seriousness, you can find places to donate blood...
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    Photo Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  50. What do you say if you really like confidentiality? Hip-hip-HIPAA! (my favorite is the hipaachondriac, brilliant)
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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