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Joined Jul 9, '12. Posts: 13 (54% Liked) Likes: 31

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  1. Where? Why? Pease! How do I sign up?
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. 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
  3. 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...
    Syrenia
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. 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
  5. Seriously? Why no atheists?
    Syrenia
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. Technically the hospital, not the ED, mandates the color of scrubs...they also mandate that the scrubs have the hospital...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Seems ok for ambulatory patients, but how would it work for bed-bound patients?
    Syrenia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Everybody is addicted to something- food, booze, candy, smoking, drugs, sex, tattoos, work, 'god'...everybody, something.
    Syrenia
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  9. Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder (autosomal dominant) that causes tumors to grow throughout the nervous system. It...
    Syrenia
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. Or you were never truly infected. The hyperbole here is almost intolerable. Agreed, on both points. Funny how I just...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Clearly some people don't have much of a sense of humor :P Here, let me help you guys: ...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Coke, is good Diet is better Lime is even better and Rum is best!:roflmao:
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. I couldn't agree more. I work in LTC and some of my residents never receive visitors. But we don't know how these...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. That sounds like a nurse manager to me!
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. 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...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. 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,...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. geez I look like Frau Blucher but somehow that doesnt seem to help much :roflmao::roflmao:
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Once I received a great compliment when a patient's family commented, "Nurses are the only professionals who 'serve'...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. 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...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. INS standards of practice say that one should place the smallest gauge and length for the therapy. 99.9% of the time I give...
    Syrenia
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. One of my favourite doctors discharged his patient once for being completely incompliant with care and very...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. 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
  30. As an RN who has become disabled due to having a severe stroke caused by an aneurysm, I have very strong feelings about the...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Pretty sure the OP doesn't really appreciate our advice. :banghead:
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  39. & 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. It kinda makes you shake your head... and YES, he IS reliably potty trained!:yes:
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. Ok, I'M observant, but THIS is ridiculous. I mean.....no.
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Crispy bacon. I had a lolfof c hip fx use the call bell to complain that she was not going to tolerate another one of our...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. ah and then on the patient survey response sombody gave us negative feedback because "none of the nurse would play bridge...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. Haha. I work with spinal cord injuries. My tetraplegics ask me to fluff pillows all the time...then again...they can't...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Hmm...I've been asked for phone chargers a lot. Usually I am able to find someone who has one they can use. I had a...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. We got the phone charger request and a coworker from another wing actually "borrowed" their charger to the patient for the...
    Syrenia
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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