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By Syrenia

Joined Jul 9, '12. Posts: 14 (57% Liked) Likes: 33

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  1. When nurses are treated like professionals (i.e. lawyers and attorneys), then and only then would I expect them to treat...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Emergent, I usually agree with you but not with this posting! Traditionally, nurses bend backwards for their employers...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Thanks for your opinion. If someone accepts a job knowing full well they don't want it and will leave the place without...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. For a "guide" you sound not very understanding and not very compassionate. Perhaps YOU should get a different job.
    Syrenia
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Where I work, it's merely called, "The Bomb"......but it's made with only MOM and prune juice. The butter is my special...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. We would never wake someone up to catheterize them...ever. Talk to the DPH about the ridiculous med times. We were cited...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Where? Why? Pease! How do I sign up?
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Sounds like you interviewed at my facility. We even had to wear these huge pins that said WOW on them. I don't know about...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. If it were any old patient saying this, I would just chuckle, take a moment to feel sorry for that patient's loss of a...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. Any pt who refuses a nurse based on race/religion/sexual orientation/gender/whatever is a pt I'd only be too happy to pass...
    Syrenia
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. Seriously? Why no atheists?
    Syrenia
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Technically the hospital, not the ED, mandates the color of scrubs...they also mandate that the scrubs have the hospital...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Seems ok for ambulatory patients, but how would it work for bed-bound patients?
    Syrenia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Everybody is addicted to something- food, booze, candy, smoking, drugs, sex, tattoos, work, 'god'...everybody, something.
    Syrenia
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  15. Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder (autosomal dominant) that causes tumors to grow throughout the nervous system. It...
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    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  16. I hate to say it....I have a disabled grandson...but I do wonder if the strange increase in autism is related to anti...
    Syrenia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I'm assuming you don't suffer from chronic pain..you should educate yourself on how a pt typically acts in this situation
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I got stopped and ticketed in the middle of the night once as I was hurrying to the PICU for incoming MVA traumas from an...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. Or you were never truly infected. The hyperbole here is almost intolerable. Agreed, on both points. Funny how I just...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Clearly some people don't have much of a sense of humor :P Here, let me help you guys: ...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Coke, is good Diet is better Lime is even better and Rum is best!:roflmao:
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. I couldn't agree more. I work in LTC and some of my residents never receive visitors. But we don't know how these...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Oh, dear Lord, I would positively explode if I couldn't cut loose with the occasional bit of choice invective, especially at...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. This notion of having everything "caught up" is interesting to me. If I waited until everything was done, I'd almost never...
    Syrenia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. That sounds like a nurse manager to me!
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. When I was in my 20's I had emergency surgery and had internally hemorrhaged over 4 pints of blood. Had I not drove myself...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. When I first starting nursing in 1976, every patient got a back rub as part of HS care. We had time to do it then,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. geez I look like Frau Blucher but somehow that doesnt seem to help much :roflmao::roflmao:
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. Once I received a great compliment when a patient's family commented, "Nurses are the only professionals who 'serve'...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Me to Pt: Anything else I can get for you before I leave Pt gf who is not sick at all: I need a sprite Me: Vending...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. INS standards of practice say that one should place the smallest gauge and length for the therapy. 99.9% of the time I give...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Can't run a full unit of PRBCs thru a 22g - way too small. Should have placed a new IV or if not an option, central line...
    Syrenia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I feel some loyalty towards my manager. There have been a couple times she's looked out for me. That's not being naive, as...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. One of my favourite doctors discharged his patient once for being completely incompliant with care and very...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I am so glad that you touched on this issue TheCommuter. If I have one pet peeve about my profession, that is it! As...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. As an RN who has become disabled due to having a severe stroke caused by an aneurysm, I have very strong feelings about the...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  37. Nurses who have never worked in LTC simply can't understand the rules and regulations that control what the facility and...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  38. Some states, such as mine, a bed alarm is treated very similar to a restraint. You have to have a doctor's order unless...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  39. Nope, I don't mind working holidays. Since I work 3-11 in LTC I can see the kids open their Christmas gifts, my family will...
    Syrenia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Sorry OP, but you are trying to predict a future that already happened. Plenty of hospitals closed down wings and laid...
    Syrenia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Can you explain this? The order doesn't say to give 1.5 mg. It says to give 1.5 tabs. The tabs are 2 mg. 1 tab = 2 mg. 0.5...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  42. We have a guy on our unit that I guess you could call a prince? He's allowed to pick and choose the easiest patients for a...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. I can't imagine any appropriate scenario in which you are "pulled from the floor" by an unidentified group of people to...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Pretty sure the OP doesn't really appreciate our advice. :banghead:
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  45. & I see a whole lot of excuses and rationalizations here, and no responsibility being taken. I don't know anyone who...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  46. I hate to say it, but I don't think you really have any reason to file a grievance. The fact that your test was over two...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  47. Sorry, being late to clinical "quite a few times" is a valid reason for your instructor to fail you just as it is a valid...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  48. I've been a home care RN for 8 years now. At first, I did a lot more work after I was off the clock. Now, I do my reports...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  49. They legally should be paying you for any time spent doing work. Would you be doing those things if you did not have the...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  50. It kinda makes you shake your head... and YES, he IS reliably potty trained!:yes:
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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