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By CarryThatWeight

Joined Apr 17, '12 - from 'Texas'. CarryThatWeight is a RN. She has '5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Oncology, Mental Health'. Posts: 223 (42% Liked) Likes: 309

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  1. I haven't read anything that would answer those questions. From what I have read, both Nina and Amber continue to mention...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. What I don't get, is those against circumcision feel it isn't necessary. However, there is data that shows it can reduce...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Yup. You're right. Alabama is a pit. Texas is a pit. In fact, every place south of the Mason-Dixon line is a pit. There is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. OUCH! "a pit"?! I'm thinking there are those who live in pit-designated areas who would disagree....!!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I think is more important that parents have the right to an informed decision that is not tainted by some healthcare...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I find it crazy that most of this "debate" (as defined as beating each other over the head over and over) is by women. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Guess I'll add my own thoughts: Saying circumcision is disruptive to breastfeeding is as valid as saying sunlight is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I work in a peds hem-onc-BMT clinic/day hospital but I thought I would pitch in anyway because we see the same population....
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    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  9. I am originally from California, but have been living in Texas since 2005. The new grad RN unemployment rate in...
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    Forum: California Nursing
  10. I got the call on the EMS radio around 5 am. This is the usual time we get calls from EMS responding to nursing homes- The...
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    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Either you resign and move on, or you stay on in a part time or on call status, or you just plain stay. Make a decision and...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. As someone whose theology is very hinged on God's sovereignty, I don't see it as anything that's outside His...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  13. I carry the patient who had published multiple scientific findings, educated, refined, having raised educated and refined...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I know I posted this in another thread, but I thought it would go well with the other videos posted here. (Yes this is the...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. Yes, I have. More than once. The last one was a good friend who died a few months ago. She chose to die at home with...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. This was beautifully written. I completely agree with you! My grandmother died at home, under hospice care. She was a...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. I wonder why they said that she had decided not to end her life on Nov. 1 after all when she actually did so. Maybe to keep...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  18. I am a proponent of individuals being allowed to make whatever choice works for them, however, as I stated in another post...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  19. There is huge support for the recent case in the news about Brittany Maynard who recently took her own life rather than...
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    Article Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. I haven't cried in a long time. Have a feeling I will be doing it several times today. She was so incredibly brave and...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  21. May she rest in peace.....
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    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Woot woot things are getting steamy! Out of sight out of mind. Concealed carry FTW. Or at least locker carry FTW. I...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. That violence is by and large not coming from legal gun owners.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. Depending on the source, we have 100 million guns in America. What folks perhaps don't understand is that there are...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  25. So if you have to call the cops because you hear crashing glass in your house in the middle of the night, you're going to...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  26. OP, to answer your question without the accompanying shenanigans: In Mississippi, it is illegal to carry a firearm into...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  27. There are certain areas that concealed carriers aren't allowed to carry. Most government buildings (from city to county to...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  28. So Fiona, You think if an armed robber breaks into your house an alarm and dog are going to stop them? GOOD LUCK... ...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  29. Fiona guns don't make you 100% safe, just like a having a fire extinguisher doesn't guarantee you will never need the fire...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. OP Has stated she is not in Texas. WHATEVER. The law varies by state. Anyone that has earned a CPL , will be highly aware...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. PBDS is a joke. No new grad should be expected to pass it anyway. Most travel nurses will refuse contracts at facilities...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  32. What a moron. If you have a conceal license WHY SHOW OFF YOUR WEAPON AND ADVERTISE IT?!?! If they don't have a CCL then...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. Personally, I am not interested in being a hero. I am interested in self preservation.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  34. I never said anything about bringing a gun to work with me personally, or even owning one. No one who becomes a shooting...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  35. "For now, but like many poorly run anti-union Southern states, Texas is an At-Will state. This means that employers, not...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  36. Gotta add, just to be "fair and balanced", that Fox News has not accused these nurses of "spreading Ebola around". If...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Good point on erroneous beliefs in general. BUT, to reiterate, if there is reason to believe the nurse did NOT act...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  38. There's another thread (two, actually, I think) that discusses whether we as healthcare workers would be willing to take on...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  39. I would answer that because unlike Mr. Duncan, the only border she chose to cross was the one consisting of fear and...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  40. Surprising? Ever see her in any other state? sorry, off topic
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  41. The second nurse who contracted the ebola virus has been recently flagellated for boarding a plane, including the CDC...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  42. That's crap. Let's talk a little bit about ethics, shall we? It is unethical for anyone to tell me that my family or...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  43. You make some good points. I will admit that my POV is a bit skewed because I am disabled to some extent by mental illness....
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  44. I think the poster who started this thread did not want to distract from the topic of that thread by starting a new debate...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  45. I would assume one of the requirements for the death with dignity act is more than one doc has to sign off on it. I hope.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  46. About a week ago, someone started a thread to discuss the Brittany Maynard assisted suicide case. The discussion became...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  47. I have to agree with Bezoars. I'll take care of my loved ones if something were to happen. (They all live locally). I'd...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  48. I think saying I make you sick, and "how dare you" was a clue that you might be a little riled up.:)
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    Forum: Nursing News
  49. It was a homage to the Apollo 13 space flight. Houston, We've Had a Problem - NASA's History Office
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  50. And so it begins....
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding


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