Orthopaedic Nursing

Orthopaedic Nursing is available for Licensed nurses working in specialty areas that involve orthopaedics. Discuss and compare notes on providing care and support for patients and their families dealing with musculoskeletal issues and diseases, including care plan development and maintenance, use of assistive devices, dealing with disease processes, patient education, etc.

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  1. Cast carts-how do you do it?
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    by jenlotus Jan 13, '06
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    JLynnOR
  2. Orthopedic disease
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    by coolwater Mar 5, '06
  3. ortho certification exam
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    by savedn82 Feb 22, '06
  4. Dislocated elbow/possible nerve damage
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    by LPN1974 Feb 17, '06
  5. I am now 8 weeks post op from lumbar disc replacement
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    by Tassie Nurse Apr 5, '03
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    rncrrncws
  6. Dupuytren Contracture
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    by nursekelly217 Jan 31, '06
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  7. Working with Ortho Patients
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    by JustJen Jan 20, '06
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    meownsmile
  8. lumbar burst fracture- s/p rock climbing injury---
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    by summitsprite Sep 22, '05
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    summitsprite
  9. 2 level lumbar fusion
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    by sheri4201 Jan 21, '06
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    Nurse Ratched
  10. Ortho Nurses...I need your help!
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    by Meerkat Jan 14, '06
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    P_RN
  11. How tiring are the night shifts on Ortho floor?
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    by Woman_in_love Dec 13, '05
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    gracer
  12. What do you use for pain control
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    by alyca Nov 28, '04
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    kind_angel
  13. Got a job on Ortho Floor
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    by Ortho_RN Oct 16, '03
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    s6182
  14. Help with Lower back Lumbar problems...
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    by apexsw20trd Nov 28, '05
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    sirI
  15. looking for feedback/advice on this idea
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    by dutchgirl Aug 16, '05
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    LTCangel
  16. s/p heal surgury
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    by summitsprite Oct 2, '05
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    summitsprite
  17. Please give me your experienced opinions
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    by SWAT_RN Nov 10, '05
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    LoriAlabamaRN
  18. nurse-pt ratio
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    by Sailingshoes Oct 2, '05
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    KAW1962
  19. Interventions to maintain nutrition after hip surgery
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    by milenko Oct 23, '05
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    meownsmile
  20. fresh post op amputee
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    by gizelda196 Oct 14, '05
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    meownsmile
  21. tips for a newbie ortho nurse?
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    by megan mahal Oct 12, '05
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    P_RN
  22. tips for a newbie ortho nurse?
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    by megan mahal Oct 12, '05
  23. Anyone taking the ONC exam in October??
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    by alyca Sep 23, '05
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    P_RN
  24. Total Knee Surgery
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    by lifesaverwv Jun 20, '05
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    suzanne4
  25. Caring for status post hip fx with Alzheimers
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    by dinkymouse Aug 25, '05
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    P_RN
  26. Any advice for a new ortho nurse
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    by Nice Nurse Mar 21, '05
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    renerian
  27. any pregnant ortho nurses?
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    by inwyte Aug 20, '05
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    cheech-RN
  28. open reduction wrist for new nursing student
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    by Boston-RN Aug 22, '05
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    Boston-RN
  29. fx of 3rd metatarsal, curious on healing time
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    by CynthiaJane Aug 16, '05
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    Bull's eye
  30. orthapedic practicum
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    by tanjay Jun 24, '05
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    suzy253
  31. Expected Outcomes?
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    by Katydidit34 Jul 28, '05
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    Bull's eye
  32. Total Hip restrictions
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    by nursemomruns Jul 8, '05
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    clichay
  33. What is the best Ortho Med-Surg Nursing Text out there?
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    by Thunderwolf Jul 10, '05
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    P_RN
  34. Question for ortho nurses re;  Ibuprofen S/P ortho surgery
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    by jennyr Jul 10, '05
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    Bull's eye
  35. old breaks
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    by Still Riding Jun 27, '05
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    Still Riding
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