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. 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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  2. Neighbors TKA
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    by meownsmile May 21, '04
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    barefootlady
  3. Question  - Total Hip Replacement
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    by Mariannsi Jun 1, '04
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    suzanne4
  4. Torn acetabular labrum
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    by NJ LNHA Aug 28, '03
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    Bin
  5. Cleveland Clinic's 'Joint Club' aims to get orthopedic patients involved
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    by nursebedlam Jun 2, '04
  6. Orthopedic Corner: New techniques for cartilage restoration promising
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    by nursebedlam Jun 2, '04
  7. Tx for calcaneous fx
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    by mblmom May 17, '04
  8. treatment for elbow fracture
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    by got2luvnights May 12, '04
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    suzanne4
  9. most interesting ortho cases/complications
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    by lucieRN. Aug 19, '01
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    alyca
  10. pediatric spianl fusion
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    by nonnysmom May 7, '04
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    nonnysmom
  11. Dislocated elbow
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    by CalifSunshineRN May 17, '03
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    got2luvnights
  12. closed reductions on childrens elbow fractures
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    by got2luvnights May 5, '04
  13. femoral nerve blocks for post-op pain?!
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    by scootermcnutt Mar 19, '01
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    PAKRHMC
  14. Hubby broke his pelvis!!!!
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    by Darchild77 Apr 1, '04
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    suzanne4
  15. Cervical fixation devices
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    by nakitamoon Apr 9, '04
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  16. Moving from LTC to Ortho...any advice?
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    by Nurse_Jenni Mar 30, '04
  17. Clinical in ortho advice
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    by thumper23 Mar 20, '04
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    KimRN03
  18. New to Ortho
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    by ava'smomRN Mar 17, '04
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  19. Intermittent compression boots vs. TED Hose
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    by JC74 Feb 19, '99
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    laurakc
  20. Total knee and drain question......
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    by IloveSnoopy Apr 10, '03
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  21. Ortho Pain Management
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    by mjamesRN Feb 25, '02
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    roselcasey
  22. ortho or picu rn
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    by paula77720 Feb 24, '04
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    KimRN03
  23. Osgood Schlatter's Disease
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    by Janey Jan 18, '04
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    carz
  24. orthopedic operative report
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    by Ted1 Feb 16, '04
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  25. Orthopaedic checklist
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    by awrn Feb 3, '04
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  26. Survived first week
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    by Ortho_RN Jan 17, '04
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    Ortho_RN
  27. orthopedic advanced practice role in hospital/ED?
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    by FNP grrl Jan 13, '04
  28. Sick Leave
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    by Jan B Dec 11, '03
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    P_RN
  29. LPN's in ortho?
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    by cakarol Nov 15, '02
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    adidas99
  30. cardiac-orthopedic?
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    by Liz'02RN Nov 17, '03
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    susanmary
  31. cerebal palsy
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    by 4everblsd Nov 7, '03
  32. What skills and qualities are needed?
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    by CarolineRn Oct 23, '03
  33. Graduate Nurse in Ortho, should I start there?
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    by KimRN03 Oct 12, '03
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  34. RNFA Question
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    by Placesiremember Oct 2, '03
  35. edgerton beds
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    by jax Aug 28, '03
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