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  1. What a crappy thing to do.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  2. MarissaHu, I am aware that one cannot be sure of the tone a poster has when they comment online but some of your...
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  3. In medical journals, someone in Jahi's condition is described as a "beating-heart cadaver" (or BHC). I thought "corpse"...
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  4. Oh my gosh I just realized what song I'm humming . . . . . . :) (Mayor) As mayor of the Munchkin City In the county...
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  5. With all due respect, Jahi has NO spontaneous respirations, her pupils are fixed and dilated, and any circulation is 100%...
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  6. This is the SECOND time I've seen that term used on this thread. It is not for you or anyone else to decide that someone...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  7. I would rather quit my job than deal with the stress of maintaining a body that has been brain-dead and decomposing for...
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  8. Not necessarily in the beginning, but if it becomes clear to me that the family is having a difficult time grasping the...
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  9. Maybe someone needs to be that blunt with her right now.
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  10. The truth is sometimes unkind and insensitive. However, this doesn't change the fact that it's the truth, verified by...
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  11. Jahi McMath is dead. She was pronounced dead on December 9th, 2013. Therefore, her body is a corpse. A child is a living...
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  12. That's what a dead body is called.
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  13. Plenty of hospitals? Probably. Plenty of hospital with PICUs and staff trained to care for critically ill children? Nope....
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  14. Apparently there are not enough hospitals to go around -- or at least enough PICU beds in many areas -- based on the...
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  15. And the hospital had to be released of liability to do the transfer. And donated funds are paying for it. The problem...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  16. So how many kids are you going to let get sick and die on the floor because corpses are filling up the PICU and we don't...
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  17. except the child's death-which has been proven by several neurologists...
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  18. It's standard treatment of severe epistaxis (nosebleed) and other types of airway bleeding to use something like Afrin or...
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  19. I am going to say something very un-nurse like....I'm not sorry he suffered.
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  20. No degree...just a boatload of experience and clinical knowledge that anyone would love to be able to utilize. Many of us...
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  21. From your profile, you are a pre nursing student. Please understand many of us on here have decades of real life nursing...
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  22. Anything I could say on the subject would be pure speculation, an educated guess. And I am not admited to the California...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  23. At what point does this become abuse of a corpse? ... Surely someone at this facility must know this...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Where did this come from? I have not seen any anti religious posts at all!Just because someone did not mention in every one...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  25. A long time ago...at the beginning of time...:roflmao:...we never removed people off "life support" once on a vent always...
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  26. That sounds like a great idea! However, as a Wizard of Oz fan, I have to point out that it is the Munchkin City Coroner who...
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  27. Perhaps the Mayor of Munchkin City can verify it legally that she's not only merely dead, she's really most sincerely dead.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  28. That is a good song. I'm reminded of the song from the Broadway show Spamalot, "He is not dead yet." Well, except s/he is....
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  29. Actually, legally, it's not their (the family's) decision once brain death has been declared. The hospital was in the legal...
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  30. Unfortunately it is not that simple. There are laws that regulate the facilities and the transfer of patients. There are...
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  31. You don't only give them "information." You give them facts. Fact: Jahi McMath is dead. Fact: Jahi McMath's body is...
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  32. They made the decision to transport a dead body and have it trached and a feeding tube inserted. Given my profession and...
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  33. How about a little sensitivity for the nurses who worked in this ICU? They were smeared by the family and media. Yet, they...
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  34. See, that's where your misconception is. The things said in this thread are NOT based on BELIEFS but PROVEN, MEDICAL FACT....
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  35. You know, I half-thought about going over all the reasons previously stated in this thread that people (people being nurses)...
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  36. I remember paying attention to the order of the draw for about 2 weeks when I first started my job.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. Why not read it? You don't have to believe it -- just do a decent reading of the words. I am also an atheist and would have...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  38. Ok, you're shocked. But a really helpful response would have answered the question: what IS the difference between the two?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. sometimes its an honest mistake. the thing that hold the name tag with the string tends to rotate. it happens sometimes
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. "I truly appreciate your offer, however I have accepted another position that is a better fit for me at this time."
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  41. Seriously? Kicked that sucker in the head?
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. I work in an OBGYN clinic and I LOVE most all of my docs. While there are some that are a little more difficult to work...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. And yeah. They're called my parents.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. Nor do I live in a perfect world. My husband died when the kids were 6,9 and 12. They knew how to call the desk and ask...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  45. My daughter is 18 so when she was an infant we did not have cell phones yet. I thought I would lose my mind with worry when...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  46. I believe answering calls during an appointment is rude and wrong, but I think the ability to get that text puts a lot of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  47. I am a parent and cannot understand people's need to be reached every single second. If my husband is home with my son, he...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  48. As I am a member of the "Old Bat Society" I'm have to say I agree with the OP.:o I don't think the schools are teaching...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. It seems like if the nursing schools would teach you to be a nurse...the nursing questions would also "fall into place". ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I'm an OLD nurse, graduated from a BSN program 25 years ago. I see these posts about "my teacher did this" or "I want to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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