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. surg to replace C5 protruding disc
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    by lifeLONGstudent Jan 12, '05
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  2. Post total hip/knee pain management
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    by sharann Nov 19, '04
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    kiwideb
  3. New nurse considering Ortho
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    by crh5 Dec 17, '04
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    P_RN
  4. 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
  5. NSAID's
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    by oper_wick Dec 6, '04
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    P_RN
  6. Welcome to all.
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    by brian Jun 25, '01
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  7. Anyone out there?
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    by BlueBear Jun 28, '01
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    oper_wick
  8. Ortho seminar Swedish Seattle
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    by Mary Austin Oct 8, '04
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  9. Multiple Knee Ligament Injuries
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    by Nuna Nov 1, '04
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    meownsmile
  10. Need answer about femur fracture...recovery period?
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    by SarasotaRN2b Oct 7, '04
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  11. 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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  12. Patient Loads, How many patients do you have?
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    by Jan B Jul 25, '02
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    Loribabble
  13. Hello Ortho Nurses!
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    by Nursetob2005 Sep 21, '04
  14. ONC Certified looking for Contact hours
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    by Agaps Sep 12, '04
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    Agaps
  15. 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
  16. Bilateral Hip Dysplasia Treatment?
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    by lilducks Jul 16, '04
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  17. help
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    by gabby20 Aug 21, '01
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    P_RN
  18. ortho certification
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    by mtnfoke Jul 14, '00
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    armyrn
  19. 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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  20. Neighbors TKA
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    by meownsmile May 21, '04
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    barefootlady
  21. Question  - Total Hip Replacement
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    by Mariannsi Jun 1, '04
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    suzanne4
  22. Torn acetabular labrum
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    by NJ LNHA Aug 28, '03
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    Bin
  23. Cleveland Clinic's 'Joint Club' aims to get orthopedic patients involved
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    by nursebedlam Jun 2, '04
  24. Orthopedic Corner: New techniques for cartilage restoration promising
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    by nursebedlam Jun 2, '04
  25. Tx for calcaneous fx
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    by mblmom May 17, '04
  26. treatment for elbow fracture
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    by got2luvnights May 12, '04
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    suzanne4
  27. most interesting ortho cases/complications
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    by lucieRN. Aug 19, '01
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    alyca
  28. pediatric spianl fusion
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    by nonnysmom May 7, '04
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  29. Dislocated elbow
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    by CalifSunshineRN May 17, '03
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    got2luvnights
  30. closed reductions on childrens elbow fractures
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    by got2luvnights May 5, '04
  31. femoral nerve blocks for post-op pain?!
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    by scootermcnutt Mar 19, '01
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  32. Hubby broke his pelvis!!!!
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    by Darchild77 Apr 1, '04
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    suzanne4
  33. Cervical fixation devices
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    by nakitamoon Apr 9, '04
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  34. Moving from LTC to Ortho...any advice?
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    by Nurse_Jenni Mar 30, '04
  35. Clinical in ortho advice
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    by thumper23 Mar 20, '04
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    KimRN03
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