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. Gross bruising and scratches at surgical site
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    by qaqueen Nov 6, '06
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    P_RN
  2. Polar Care Question
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    by LouisianaNurse2006 Jul 11, '06
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    Ms.Hobbes
  3. Hi everyone! A question about orthopaedics
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    by studentpol Sep 11, '06
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    P_RN
  4. Surgery question
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    by MT RN Oct 27, '06
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    P_RN
  5. orthopedic question
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    by Brian2MN Oct 10, '06
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    suehp
  6. Working with Patients who had amputations
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    by Eilana Oct 7, '06
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    Eilana
  7. ortho question that will stump you!
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    by rnparrot Sep 15, '06
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    Marie_LPN, RN
  8. Can I borrow your shoulder..and your ear?
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    by introspectiveRN Sep 24, '06
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    indynurse#2
  9. Curious about Fast Track
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    by oramar Aug 21, '06
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    ladywiththelamp
  10. what is usually done for tendinitis in ankle?
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    by LanaBanana Sep 5, '06
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    NRSKarenRN
  11. New International Nurse to this Board...
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    by DogWalk Sep 2, '06
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    DogWalk
  12. HELP! Need Ortho Info ASAP!
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    by Sheri257 Aug 24, '06
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    NRSKarenRN
  13. ortho units moneymakers?
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    by oramar Sep 4, '06
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    P_RN
  14. antibiotics ????
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    by justanurse Sep 14, '00
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    mcmike55
  15. Femur Fracture inches above knee
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    by manatus22 Aug 22, '06
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    traumaRUs
  16. Question about Stryker Drains
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    by Red251078 May 10, '04
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    P_RN
  17. nursing update
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    by bahraini male nurse Jul 31, '06
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    P_RN
  18. Road Rash
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    by jax Jun 29, '06
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    jax
  19. hemovacs on ortho pts
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    by nursebynite Jul 10, '06
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    P_RN
  20. Ortho Nurse Question
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    by trainer2070 Jun 29, '06
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    trainer2070
  21. Hurt on the job
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    by JentheRN05 Dec 26, '05
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    firstaiddave907
  22. CT and the spinal patient.
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    by YA4US4 Jun 21, '06
  23. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly....
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    by LouisianaNurse2006 May 29, '06
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  24. Pediatric Spinal Fusion
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    by megcaffrey Jun 8, '06
  25. Opinions for a new grad
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    by RN and Mommy May 23, '06
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    meownsmile
  26. ortho vs cardiac
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    by mogiee Apr 5, '06
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    P_RN
  27. pin care for external fixators
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    by marcibz123 Feb 18, '06
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    RoxannMM
  28. New LPN interviewing for ortho floor needs help with interview!
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    by UnderpaidNurse Apr 25, '06
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    P_RN
  29. cervical skin traction
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    by tylersmom716 Mar 16, '06
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    meownsmile
  30. Quick Question
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    by Nutmeg5575 Mar 5, '06
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    P_RN
  31. Congential displaced radial head (elbow)
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    by xera678 Apr 16, '06
  32. Have a question
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    by seanymph Mar 24, '06
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    P_RN
  33. form oncology to orthopedic
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    by kimaboogie00 Mar 7, '06
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    jax
  34. high dependency trauma
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    by jax Feb 17, '06
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    P_RN
  35. Interviewing for Ortho position
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    by JMNurse Mar 9, '06
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    linhi
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