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. Has anyone had a synvisc injection?
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    by Audreyfay Jul 11, '04
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  2. Plate removal from fractured elbow
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    by massbaby Jan 22, '10
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    dianah
  3. Traction question
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    by Desolation Angel Jul 12, '09
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    P_RN
  4. splinted ankle fractures
    by jan7749 Dec 10, '09
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    P_RN
  5. Need Ortho T-shirt Slogan
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    by Colorado1 Jun 24, '08
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    smurfynursey
  6. Is it hard to find a job in Pediatric Orthopaedics?
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    by ArtisticAthlete Aug 29, '09
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    smurfynursey
  7. appropiate pain therapy for elderly women suffering hip fractures.
    by keba Oct 23, '09
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    zuzi
  8. Rehab Hospital or General (teaching) hospital???
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    by acubed Oct 15, '09
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    november17
  9. Why did you become an Ortho Nurse?
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    by mae425 Oct 14, '09
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    november17
  10. objectives for orthopaedic ward
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    by macie mae Jan 11, '07
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    keba
  11. Ortho Nurses Day
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    by Placesiremember Sep 19, '03
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    keba
  12. Help re DD's Knee/Feet!
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    by alphafe Nov 3, '04
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    dianah
  13. ONC advice
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    by kjfreeman Sep 19, '09
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    kjfreeman
  14. Dislocated knee
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    by SeriouslyRadN Sep 12, '09
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    Jolie
  15. Help with job offer for NP in Ortho
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    by PdxDreamer Sep 2, '09
  16. Bunion/Osteotomy surgery - local vs. MAC anesthesia
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    by Kimmbo Aug 29, '09
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    micco
  17. Coumadin vs. Lovenox after joint replacement
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    by natkat2816 Jan 28, '08
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    misswoosie
  18. ORTHO CARE PLAN
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    by CCFRN Jul 23, '09
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    cjcalimer
  19. Joint Replacement Post-op Dressing Changes
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    by NurseSabrina Mar 24, '09
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  20. I just applied for an ortho position...
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    by DeLana_RN Jul 7, '09
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  21. Is 4-6 weeks orientation time enough for a new grad?
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    by ARRR10 Jun 25, '09
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    CoolKell10
  22. Fractured HIP patient - Need question answered
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    by lcbaird Jun 10, '04
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    NRSNFL
  23. Drowning at new job!!
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    by keira30 Mar 4, '09
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  24. Achilles Tendon Surgery
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    by CapeCodMermaid May 22, '09
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    traumaRUs
  25. Trying to get a good start...
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    by pugluvr310 May 13, '09
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    Boog'sCRRN246
  26. Finishing my first year of nursing and have switched specialty
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    by AllieRat May 4, '09
  27. Ortho wasnt what I was expecting
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    by smilealot Apr 17, '09
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  28. avascular necrosis
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    by Neats May 14, '08
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    Neats
  29. Need help with review for nursing students
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    by JaneyW Apr 12, '09
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    JaneyW
  30. A bit scared of orthopedics now.
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    by WindyhillBSN Jul 18, '08
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  31. ortho pain control
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    by Mary Austin Apr 1, '09
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    november17
  32. Ortho vs Med/Surg
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    by TopazLPN Jun 12, '07
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    MrChicagoRN
  33. Questions for orthopaedic nurses
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    by unicorn613 Feb 21, '09
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    P_RN
  34. Knee Replacement
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    by zenman Dec 11, '08
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    NewRN2008
  35. Thinking of becoming an Ortho Tech...
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    by snowbunny1234 Dec 11, '08
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    Practicalone
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