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