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By loricatus

Joined Sep 17, '05. Posts: 2,010 (46% Liked) Likes: 2,270

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  1. First of all I want to say I LOVE ALLNURSES!!! It has been the best resource for me for so many things. Sadly, I have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I work the ER... ...because the floor sux! :D
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. My friend has worked assignments for an agency called Nursecore a few times and has had positive experiences with them.
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    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Yea it really makes it hard for you to post about your day or a problem you have without getting personally attacked. It is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I ve began reading these threads back in 2004 and it wasn't this bad(aggressive like) until about 2 years ago. Anybody agree...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Who are these "know it all" nurses that frequent this forum? Are you here just to drive me crazy? I hate that we are no...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. why would a tylenol suppository make them uncomfortable? i agree, it's going to depend on various factors, but the bottom...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. :yeah:This reminds me of the Seinfeld episode where the Junior Mint fell into the guy's abdomen when Kramer and the gang...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I chew gum discretely. Tuck it in my cheek when I'm with a pt. Actually, I think pretty much everyone in my er chews...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Anyone who has time to worry about gum chewing has too much time on their hands. Give me a stinkin break. Geeze.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I chew gum at work: - It keeps me awake for my 12-14 hour noc shifts - It gives me an outlet for stress instead of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Some people will find anything to complain about.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I chew it, but consciously don't smack it. Cheek it. I think it's better than having halitosis.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I never use an O2 sat to tell me if a patient is comfortable........like said above, sometimes you'll have a very...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. Vito, It's not mean to ask....We all need money....I've got kids in college, a mortgage and bills and have been going...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Please don't let your "calling" to hospice cause you to submit to misuse by your employer. While not-for-profit hospices...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. Recently I came across some very interesting and scary informations posted in one of the medical books that I recently...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. It reminds me of something I learned in Sociology class over the summer - the "richer" people (or in this case, the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Yeah, you both are right. I'm just gonna lay low. But yeah, when you are silent they think something is wrong.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Yeah, you both are right. I'm just gonna lay low. But yeah, when you are silent they think something is wrong.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. S.Corder,RN you are "spot on" with your post. Sad but true... So many managers say they want to hear from us but they...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. A "catch 22" it is indeed. Honey, it is best that you keep your opinions to yourself in today's nursing world. Why? ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. The Dupont company's motto once was "Better living through chemistry." Modern society bought into that in a big way, and...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  24. The standard is whatever is in the employee handbook. Some hospitals require a month.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. One thing I've learned with NCLEX-style questions...any time there is a sequencial order question with those kind of...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  26. If your pt looks healthy as a horse, but is anxious and says, ''I'm gonna die" they to me are the sickest person in the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  27. The best sign that your patient is sick is after you've worked the ED for awhile you have this sixth sense that causes the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  28. It's always A,B,C,D priority.... THEN after finding out what letter corresponds to your pt's problem, you decide if it is...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  29. I looked up at the doctor across the crib who is still hovering over him and checking his ventilator and trachea. Wildly he...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I absolutely would support a public health care option. We should have always had one for those who could not afford...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. CEN is going to be your standard of competency in the ER. As we're requiring MD's to be boarded in EM, so too nursing is...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  32. For sure. All asthmatics know that caffeine is helpful for asthma attacks. When I'm having an attack, and I can't get to my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Apparently caffeine citrate is indicated for apnea in preterm infants.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. The only time I saw it given was actually to me as a patient with an intract. migraine after a procedure, and the doc gave...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. may God have mercy on their souls. but first, they need to have a soul. sickening. leslie
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. Oh, I didn't get the oncology spot. A candidate came along wiuth experience hanging chemo. The director was actually nice...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Thanks again, all. Well, it took my mother until this past Monday to ask if I could come down (they live 300 miles away)...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. i don't know if the bold, is a typo or intended, but that was my first thought: that this may be an omen from God,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Kudos to you for posting your how you really felt!! Alot of people wouldn't have, there are alot of holier than thou people...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. With a patient that I have trouble caring for, I basically turn off my emotions and just do what needs to be done. For...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. Today 06:29 PMHazel3Re: non-verbal signs of painlesness By the book "pain is whtever the pt say it is" unless contradicting...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  42. Thanks so much, everyone! I haven't checked this thread in a few. One other person to interview. No onc-specific...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
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    Forum: Nursing News
  44. i really hope you get this one, sue. you'd be an awesome onc nurse. leslie
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Ah, Sue is just awesome, PERIOD... But, shhh...that's OUR secret...:yeah:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Thank you for saving me the typing. You were attacked and let an f bomb slip and they suspended you?! I would have called...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. So true, reviewing neutropenia, epogen shots, and pain meds are a great start!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Here is a link to her site where you may purchase the material: ...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  49. You'll surely have an opportunity to learn the finer points of how cerebral perfusion pressure and mean arterial pressure...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  50. As part of treating the "C" in ABCs, Giving blood/fluids will increase blood pressure, and therefore perfusion to the brain....
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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