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. Broken hip post-surgical death
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    by jwr4 Mar 7, '10
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    dianah
  2. Question about working in an ortho office and OR.
    by srm1181 Jan 28, '10
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    fracturenurse
  3. Has anyone had a synvisc injection?
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    by Audreyfay Jul 11, '04
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    jones050308
  4. Plate removal from fractured elbow
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    by massbaby Jan 22, '10
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    dianah
  5. Traction question
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    by Desolation Angel Jul 12, '09
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    P_RN
  6. splinted ankle fractures
    by jan7749 Dec 10, '09
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    P_RN
  7. Need Ortho T-shirt Slogan
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    by Colorado1 Jun 24, '08
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    smurfynursey
  8. Is it hard to find a job in Pediatric Orthopaedics?
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    by ArtisticAthlete Aug 29, '09
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    smurfynursey
  9. appropiate pain therapy for elderly women suffering hip fractures.
    by keba Oct 23, '09
    3
    zuzi
  10. Rehab Hospital or General (teaching) hospital???
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    by acubed Oct 15, '09
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    november17
  11. Why did you become an Ortho Nurse?
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    by mae425 Oct 14, '09
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    november17
  12. objectives for orthopaedic ward
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    by macie mae Jan 11, '07
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    keba
  13. Ortho Nurses Day
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    by Placesiremember Sep 19, '03
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    keba
  14. Help re DD's Knee/Feet!
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    by alphafe Nov 3, '04
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    dianah
  15. ONC advice
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    by kjfreeman Sep 19, '09
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    kjfreeman
  16. Dislocated knee
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    by SeriouslyRadN Sep 12, '09
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    Jolie
  17. Help with job offer for NP in Ortho
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    by PdxDreamer Sep 2, '09
  18. Bunion/Osteotomy surgery - local vs. MAC anesthesia
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    by Kimmbo Aug 29, '09
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    micco
  19. Coumadin vs. Lovenox after joint replacement
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    by natkat2816 Jan 28, '08
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    misswoosie
  20. ORTHO CARE PLAN
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    by CCFRN Jul 23, '09
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    cjcalimer
  21. Joint Replacement Post-op Dressing Changes
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    by NurseSabrina Mar 24, '09
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    cjcalimer
  22. I just applied for an ortho position...
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    by DeLana_RN Jul 7, '09
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    NewRN2008
  23. 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
  24. Fractured HIP patient - Need question answered
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    by lcbaird Jun 10, '04
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    NRSNFL
  25. Drowning at new job!!
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    by keira30 Mar 4, '09
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    NRSNFL
  26. Achilles Tendon Surgery
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    by CapeCodMermaid May 22, '09
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    traumaRUs
  27. Trying to get a good start...
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    by pugluvr310 May 13, '09
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    Boog'sCRRN246
  28. Finishing my first year of nursing and have switched specialty
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    by AllieRat May 4, '09
  29. Ortho wasnt what I was expecting
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    by smilealot Apr 17, '09
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    smilealot
  30. avascular necrosis
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    by Neats May 14, '08
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    Neats
  31. Need help with review for nursing students
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    by JaneyW Apr 12, '09
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    JaneyW
  32. A bit scared of orthopedics now.
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    by WindyhillBSN Jul 18, '08
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    CoolKell10
  33. ortho pain control
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    by Mary Austin Apr 1, '09
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    november17
  34. Ortho vs Med/Surg
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    by TopazLPN Jun 12, '07
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    MrChicagoRN
  35. Questions for orthopaedic nurses
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    by unicorn613 Feb 21, '09
    2
    P_RN
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