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  1. Enuresis Protocols and Fluid Restriction
    I believe that a fluid restriction of that nature would require a physicians order.
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Pain control in narcotic addicted pt
    Hello all: In my practice I have encountered several instances of objectively addicted pts being prescribed massive amounts of narcotic medications. May I make it clear that these are not pts...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Holistic Nursing, as opposed to...
    Are you perchance a Humboldt State Grad? HSU represent!
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Do you ever feel like a licensed drug pusher?
    While I don't feel like a licensed drug pusher, I do sometimes feel that all I do is run around throwing rx at people.
    Jun 3, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Looking to change
    Hello all: I'm currently working on a med/surg floor that is killing me. I am stressed all the time, I feel like a failure, and I am ready to do something else. SOmething where I am not wound...
    Mar 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Contstructive discussion
    I must admit, I love the computer throwing emoticon.
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Contstructive discussion
    Hello All: I've been flexed off the past few shifts, so I've had a great deal of time to browse the discussion forums on this sight. The discourse has often been heated and I've noticed that so...
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Most Common Patient Diagnoses
    In my neck of the woods we get a ton and a half of cocci pneumonia.
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. Night shift and Sleeping
    Not sure if anyone has seen this, but I read in AJN a few years back (I believe in 2008) that a OH hospital was piloting a system that allowed for RN working nights to sleep in the on call room prn...
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I'm afraid that I'm a bad nurse.
    I have though about ICU, and I have seriously considered it. But part of me (perhaps the "grass is greener syndrome") is looking outside of acute care altogether and leaning more towards primary...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I'm afraid that I'm a bad nurse.
    Thanks, everyone. I know it will get better, and relative to my first few months (see my previous posts) I am doing much better on the floor. And I have no regrets regarding the invaluable...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I'm afraid that I'm a bad nurse.
    Hello All: I am a relatively new nurse (practicing 8 months). At the time I started my first job, I entered with the excitement and enthusiasm that accompanies most new endeavors. Although...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. First medication error & on new graduate orientation :(
    I'm a new nurse, 6 months on the job so far and have made two, count 'em two med errors. Both were relatively minor, and I will spare all the grusome details, but what I have learned is this: 1.)...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. IV albumin
    where I work, the pharmacy has specialized tubing for platelets with a nifty one way vent on the collection chamber that makes priming quick and easy.
    Nov 26, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    Fortunately, so far I have been spared the grossest of the gross, so I will offer the best I have and tell a tale from nursing school: I was taking my Human Anatomy class as a pre-requisite for...
    Nov 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Funny things patients say !
    Had a 40 yo male admitted to the ED after having just been side swiped by a car going 60mph. The dude had a L wrist fx, L open tib-fib fx and of course several bumps and bruises, but otherwise...
    Nov 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. calling ALL newly licensed NURSES.......[3yrs<]
    I graduated nursing school 5/16/2010, began my first job on 6/21/2010
    Nov 9, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. HELP!
    My time management skills are poor, but after re-reading "From Novice to Expert" by Benner, I think what is more the issue for me is my prioritization. I found this quote yesterday from the above...
    Oct 7, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. HELP!
    Hello all, I'm a new graduate nurse, RN BSN, graduated in May, hired in June, working Med/Surg up until now. To be frank, I feel like a failure. My senior year preceptorship went great, and I...
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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