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  1. Nina Pham and/or Amber Vinson
    Wishing you both the very best, and THANK YOU and all staff other involved for the care you provided for Thomas Duncan.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Nina Pham being transferred to MD
    Lol, no thanks. But I'm sure the pay would be great. Maybe if I brought my own Hazmat suit.
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. Nina Pham being transferred to MD
    CNN reports that Texas Health Presbyterian is now short staffed because as many as 70 staff members are in self imposed quarantine. They are also preparing for the potential of more people becoming...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. *rolling my eyes*
    i Feel so bad for this poor nurse getting such backlash for traveling. There should have been CLEAR guidelines set. Was she placed in self imposed quarantine, or was she simply told to monitor her...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. Ebola - do you have the right to walk away?
    I remember a few years ago during the H1N1 epidemic, we had a patient on our unit who was suspected to have it. We were provided with PAPRs (Infectious Disease PAPRs >> ILC Dover), and rotated that...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. 2nd health care worker gets Ebola at TX Hosp
    I am praying for the two nurses affected, and all other staff that were in direct contact with, and cared for Thomas Eric Duncan. These must be scary times for all of them. Meanwhile, if the stories...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    I rarely ever comment, but I just wanted to clarify, her temperature was 99.5, which is NOT considered a fever. We do not know what her temperature was the previous other times she checked it, or...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. This is why it is important to check those alarms quickly
    The worst part is that this person is a former nurse. http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/police-woman-put-fecal-matter-husbands-iv-22318754
    Feb 1
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Pregnant woman removed from life support?
    Thank God. Now this poor woman and her fetus can finally rest in peace, and the family can find some comfort in knowing that they fought hard to fulfill her final wishes. Such a sad story.
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Pregnant woman removed from life support?
    Hopefully this means there will soon be an end to this ordeal. Hospital, family concur that brain-dead Texas woman's fetus 'not viable'
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Pregnant woman removed from life support?
    I think this is the saddest quote from the entire article. I don't understand how in America this could be allowed. And who will be responsilbe for the child's extensive medical bills if it survives?
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Article from the McMath family lawyer: McMath attorney: Jahi's family aren't fools; they deserve better than ignorant attacks Edit: Oops, just realized someone beat me to it! :)
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    I think that it is interesting how in this case, the family did not want to continue with aggressive treatment of their child, they simply would not consent to having life support withdrawn until the...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    I came across this article, in which a hospital actually sued the family of an orthodox Jewish boy in order to stop life support. The 12 year old boy had a very aggressive brain tumor which...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    I am not sure if this has already been posted (sorry haven't read all the posts), but here is the physician's declaration from Dr Heidi Flori from Children's Hospital, denying the requests for peg...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Hurricane Sandy - Wishing Everyone To Stay Safe
    I have to work tonight, not looking forward to it. Already packed extra clothes/food in anticipation of having to stay for a few days. The city has been threatening all day that the bridges might...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What to do in family emergency situations?
    When my father had to have emergency surgery, I agonized over finishing my shift or leaving. My family tried to downplay how serious the situation was because they knew that if they told me, I...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Exposed to bodily fluids, what would YOU do?
    Last night while taking care of a patient, I was exposed to their bodily fluid. (I won't go into details, because it was kinda gross). I felt it hit my face, on my right cheek. I wasn't sure if it...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. calling out on christmas...
    Thank you everyone for your replies. I called my unit to see how things were going and they said that there were discharges so now census is low. So it turns out that if i had gone in tonight,...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. calling out on christmas...
    I already feel horrible because I know that I left my coworkers short staffed. I had all the intentions in the world of working today, but here's what happened: This morning in my sleep deprived...
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Mrs. Doctor, I don't care what he does
    I'm surprised at your hospital policy. i also work on BMT and EVERYONE wears isolation gowns (staff, family members, etc).Our unit is a locked unit, and before anyone can be let in, they need to put...
    Dec 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Graduate Nurse License????
    I also live in NJ, however i work in Pennsylvania. When I first went for my job interview, I was asked to provide a Graduate Nurse License, which I had no clue what it was. They gave me information...
    Jul 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Picc Line- Tpn
    Usually when you draw blood from a PICC line, you need to turn off all other IV fluids running through the PICC. The reason being, is that lab values can end up being inaccurate. The H&H was probably...
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Still wanna be a nurse at 40++
    After years of working as a CNA and completing prerequisites, my mother just recently graduated from lpn school last august at the age of 55. now she's contemplating going back to school to get her...
    Oct 17, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. How do you clean your shoes?
    im the same way, i leave my work shoes at work. who knows all the junk that gets on them in a 12hr shift?!? :uhoh3: (lol, actually i DO know, thats why i dont take them home) i even wipe them down...
    Sep 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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