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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: 213 (39% Liked) Likes: 282

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  1. "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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Surprising? Ever see her in any other state? sorry, off topic
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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: General Nursing Discussion
  10. 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: General Nursing Discussion
  11. 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
  12. About a week ago, someone started a thread to discuss the Brittany Maynard assisted suicide case. The discussion became...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. And so it begins....
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. We do NOT withhold fluids or nourishment in hospice. We do NOT forbid anything by mouth. Most hospice care takes place in...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. And if our opinions are so unimportant as long as we maintain professional boundaries and do our jobs, then why do so many...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  19. If these nurses are on 12s, are you making some provision for them to have time to eat, or just chalking that up to more...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I agree TriciaJ. Just skimming through Dolan's previous documents, I too caught a few misspellings on that petition...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  21. I think that's the best argument I've heard against comic sans in a long time.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  22. If his outcome is inconsistent with a cohort receiving prompt intervention, it will be assumed.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Choosing the date of one's own death could not possibly be worse than the indignities I've observed at my job. Families...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  24. I'm not going to derail this thread so I won't go to into it, but I'm sorry for a lot of people certain mental illness ARE a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Patients have the right to refuse treatments, even treatments which are keeping them alive. For example, patients can...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  26. A previous poster made an incorrect claim about what the Catholic Church teaches. I gave the correct information, because I...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  27. NO. No, it's not. Apparently we in hospice need to work harder to educate both the general public AND other health care...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  28. Wow. They are chronic diseases however they ARE NOT terminal. There is a very big difference between chronic long term...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  29. Choosing a date gives the patient some element of control, and it's not unheard of. In the ICU planning a time to die is...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  30. It isn't my decision. I can't judge what someone wants to do for themselves to not suffer a horrible death. I think...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  31. It is a sad story, and my heart breaks for her and her loved ones. Assisted suicide is something I have thought about for a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  32. I am praying for a beautiful young lady the age of 13 just diagnosed with glioblastoma. I had no idea this is what the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  33. I saw her story on CNN. I have to say say when I saw this young womans wedding pictures my heart went out to her. I am very...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. Her decision is hers. Thankfully she lives in a state that does not forbid her making her own decision. The best...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. Many times I envied my pets for having such compassionate vets and wish they could be my PCP. We do terminal weans almost...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  36. I have to admit I giggled :lol2:. Then I though putting people to sleep like animals? Of course I think we are kinder to...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  37. Of course it is our business....generally speaking. It affects the care of our patients. It is something that is debated...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  38. No nurses will be participating in these acts by force or by any other manner because the lethal dose of medicine is not...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  39. ABSOLUTELY NOT! YOu should not be forced to participate if you are morally/personally conflicted that would be wrong.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  40. Carry makes a good point. SionainnRN, you say this very often on a lot of topics. It seems like it's your standard reply. ...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  41. Physician-assisted suicide in the United States is legal in the states of Oregon, Washington, Montana, Vermont, and New...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  42. And this is why hospice needs to be brought into the picture a whole lot earlier! We exist to offer an alternative to that...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  43. As you are student, you have not yet worked in a hospital/corporate setting. Responding with rudeness is considered...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Or the flip side of the coin....... you see the “double effect” when medications (such as narcotics) which are prescribed by...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  45. One of the CVs in this is from a Cuban Neurologist and the entire thing is written in Comic Sans MS, a font that has no use...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  46. The Dolan Law Firm needs to brush up on spelling and grammar. Nothing kills credibility faster than "who's" for "whose". ...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  47. Subconsciously you have. You previously stated that there is no dignity in waiting until you have mobility problems or...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  48. *hugs* You are SO welcome, Viva. I'm glad I did a little good today. You're a huge asset to the boards and IRL I'm sure,...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  49. I've been reading about this young woman's story. She is striking in the fact that she was previously, by all appearances, a...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  50. The thing that has always bothered me about physician assisted suicide is that is always called death with dignity. Is the...
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    Forum: Nursing News


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