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. C-5 hairline fracture question
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    by MisPlacedTexan Apr 8, '05
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  2. Need To Find Information For Myself--Born With 7 Fully Formed Lumbar
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    by Kyriaka Apr 7, '05
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    Kyriaka
  3. yest infect ? d/t atbx w/ knee surgery
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    by rileygrl11 Apr 3, '03
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    ask23
  4. no abduction pillow w/ THR
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    by mommynmaddie Jan 4, '05
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    ask23
  5. Constavac or stryker drains whats ur policy
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    by sunlovin35 Mar 29, '05
  6. Nursing Diagnoses needed for . . .
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    by Tucwebb Mar 3, '05
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    meownsmile
  7. Nurse Internship on Ortho Floor at 50
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    by wonderbee Mar 2, '05
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    wonderbee
  8. Orthopedic surgeon looking for advice for a friend
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    by Bull's eye Mar 12, '05
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    prmenrs
  9. Do you know anything about Lumbar Disc Replacement
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    by Tassie Nurse Sep 24, '02
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    fotografe
  10. Osteoarthritis
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    by mandykal Mar 4, '05
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    Franemtnurse
  11. Turning pts before ORIF
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    by peterncarrine Feb 15, '05
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    P_RN
  12. plantar fasciitis
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    by DDRN4me Feb 9, '05
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    TLC RN
  13. new nurse, new town, new floor
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    by goldentxnurse Jan 19, '05
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    meownsmile
  14. Orthopedic MSN student looking for specific research proposal ideas
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    by mmmmm Jan 24, '05
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    P_RN
  15. excited (and nervous) to begin ortho nsg
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    by earthflower Jan 21, '05
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    meownsmile
  16. Easy motor exam
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    by nurseholden Jan 18, '05
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    P_RN
  17. surg to replace C5 protruding disc
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    by lifeLONGstudent Jan 12, '05
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    lifeLONGstudent
  18. Post total hip/knee pain management
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    by sharann Nov 19, '04
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    kiwideb
  19. New nurse considering Ortho
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    by crh5 Dec 17, '04
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    P_RN
  20. I am a HH nurse with a compression fracute at T10
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    by meagansmom Dec 15, '04
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    TMPaul
  21. NSAID's
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    by oper_wick Dec 6, '04
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    P_RN
  22. Welcome to all.
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    by brian Jun 25, '01
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  23. Anyone out there?
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    by BlueBear Jun 28, '01
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    oper_wick
  24. Ortho seminar Swedish Seattle
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    by Mary Austin Oct 8, '04
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    P_RN
  25. Multiple Knee Ligament Injuries
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    by Nuna Nov 1, '04
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    meownsmile
  26. Need answer about femur fracture...recovery period?
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    by SarasotaRN2b Oct 7, '04
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  27. How soon post op do you turn your total hip replacement pattients?
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    by brinasmommy27 May 15, '03
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  28. Patient Loads, How many patients do you have?
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    by Jan B Jul 25, '02
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    Loribabble
  29. Hello Ortho Nurses!
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    by Nursetob2005 Sep 21, '04
  30. ONC Certified looking for Contact hours
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    by Agaps Sep 12, '04
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    Agaps
  31. Please help... need research articles on home care of plaster cast!!
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    by sheeladurai Aug 18, '04
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    P_RN
  32. Bilateral Hip Dysplasia Treatment?
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    by lilducks Jul 16, '04
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    meownsmile
  33. help
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    by gabby20 Aug 21, '01
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    P_RN
  34. ortho certification
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    by mtnfoke Jul 14, '00
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    armyrn
  35. WATCH OUT!!!  New ortho nurse coming up!!!  And I need some wisdom from y'all....
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    by Kent Jun 15, '03
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    armyrn
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