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. traction, please help!
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    by ******guest****** May 31, '09
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    New Journey
  2. New grad in Ortho/neuro
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    by palmettogirl Nov 17, '08
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    KatsieRN
  3. Student nurse going into Orthopaedic Trauma… Advice!
    by M_Andrews Sep 9, '11
    3
    jahra
  4. ONC exam
    by pumpkin455 Sep 22, '11
  5. I love bones, muscles, and joints!
    by blueberrybon Feb 19, '11
    4
    blueberrybon
  6. MUMFORD PROCEDURE - Distal Clavicle Resection
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    by ItalianRN Aug 17, '08
    13
    CatmooreRN
  7. Documentation of Pain Reassessment
    by LindaCordero Aug 29, '11
    3
  8. Best practices in Discharge Process
    by Process Engineer Aug 15, '11
    1
    Turd Ferguson
  9. Switching to OR nursing. Any advice?
    by resilientnurse Aug 11, '11
  10. TKR
    TKR
    by nurse2it Jun 30, '11
    1
    Scrubs4JB
  11. education, qualifications and salary
    by sclarkNMT Jun 16, '11
    1
    solneeshka
  12. Ortho Nurses who are also Pilates instructors
    by jahra Jun 12, '11
    1
    jahra
  13. Many Thanks!
    by LoveMyDaughters May 29, '10
    2
    RN/CM
  14. Smith and Nephew hips that have NOT been recalled
    by susanthomas1954 Mar 10, '11
    3
    4_Sq
  15. ortho post op pain control
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    by nurse96 Mar 28, '05
    23
    gratefulheart01
  16. Student....what is LMP fusion?
    by CarinaBallerina Jan 29, '11
    3
    P_RN
  17. Good experience for future SICU nurse?
    by 2bJoshRN9788 Apr 29, '11
    1
    P_RN
  18. Orthopedics Center for Excellence
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    by NJLaurenRN Aug 1, '08
    9
    Sunshine139
  19. ONC certification help
    by nursn4u11 Mar 22, '11
    2
    Sunshine139
  20. Post Op Admissions During Change of Shift
    by All4Seasons Nov 5, '10
    1
    cjcalimer
  21. Ortho office?
    by netglow Feb 23, '11
    3
    jahra
  22. Is ortho a good area for a new grad RN?
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    by AJ BSN 2008 Jun 25, '09
    29
    pawnotesRN
  23. Mother neglected Daughter's rib fracture
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    by LPNweezy Mar 4, '11
    1
    sirI
  24. Ortho/Neuro/Trauma Nurse Resume Help
    by slc31 Oct 19, '10
    2
    Colorado1
  25. Good Orthopedic Nursing Book
    by djb2121 Jan 21, '10
    12
    jahra
  26. New kid on the block
    by CNAKassy Dec 28, '10
    4
    jahra
  27. Confused, agitated, medicated, and refusing
    by Rocker Dec 3, '10
    3
    P_RN
  28. In need of amazing scoliosis specialists!
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    by criticalRN10 Nov 28, '10
    1
    dianah
  29. need help for new orthopaedic nurse
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    by egomori Sep 28, '09
    5
    jahra
  30. Ortho Clinical Pathways for Patients Discharged to Home/ALF's?
    by MYRN2014 Nov 16, '10
  31. What is the difference between AMA & total hip replacement?
    by small_potato Oct 7, '10
    7
    Sister Fox
  32. ONC perks
    by RNPenny Oct 6, '10
    1
    ladybugbaby161
  33. Starting Orthopaedic SAC clinicals this week
    by nursingcares Sep 7, '10
  34. Why are you an Ortho Nurse?
    by GuatericanNurse Aug 9, '10
    1
    P_RN
  35. Turning a patient with a hip fracture.
    by Cersei Aug 31, '10
    1
    P_RN
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