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  1. do you know enough about MI symptoms?
    If you had a pt with sudden CP lasting 3 hours(at the time of hospital visit), radiating to left arm, back and neck, and labs and EKG and chest xray were normal. pt rates pain 7/10, b/p 146/94 p...
    Oct 9, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Foley balloon, test or not to test
    Chiming in to say that once when I tested the balloon it WOULD NOT deflate, can you imagine the pain THAT would have been upon d/c? Anything can be defective, the safegaurds are put there for a...
    Oct 4, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. The Today Show
    I am tired and kind of lazy tongiht, so forgive me for not reading the whole thread, and if this has already been mentioned I'm sorry..... How in the world will being able to differentiate between...
    Sep 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Video cameras banned in L&D
    I am in the minority here in that I never minded the family video-taping or taking still shots, and would generally even try to give them an opportunity to get "posed" pics of baby in warmer, if...
    Sep 18, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Need Common Phrases in Spanish
    Thank you, all the ones I only put in ( ) I KNEW I was mis-spelling, was just trying to get as close as possible to pronunciation as I could. I have a question about "Que hacer por ti" a husband...
    Sep 16, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Need Common Phrases in Spanish
    Que hacer por ti? what can i do for you? via con mio come with me orinar urine aqui (a key)
    Sep 15, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Crazy!!!
    You may need to call your BON and/or NCLEX, it took too long for my results also, and when I called it was b/c there was an error with my name. They had my last name as my first name and my first as...
    Aug 6, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  8. Most embarrasing moment as a nurse/ma/cna
    At my last nursing job we wore the scrub tops that snap up the front, and while leaving my pts. room i caught my top on the door handle, while simultaneously walking out and opening the door, ...
    Aug 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Babies cut during c-sections?
    I know how she feels, I won't go into details but one of my laceration scars still twinges a bit now and then.
    Jul 25, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Multiple shingles sites?
    Is it possible to have shingles in more than one area? For instance can you have the rash around your eye AND on your chest at the same time? I have never seen shingles first hand before and don't...
    Jul 25, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Babies cut during c-sections?
    OMG Dawngloves, that is horrible, I cannot imagine how bad that must have been for all involved.
    Jul 20, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Babies cut during c-sections?
    I wasn't even THAT lucky, my epidural had ran out several hours before delivery and they wouldn't give me any more because "you will have to stay in recovery too long" and wouldn't give me lidocaine...
    Jul 20, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Babies cut during c-sections?
    My son has a DENT in his head from the forceps, it is still there he is ten. I was 19 when i delivered him and remember pointing it out to the ped who said "oh it will most likely go away, and if it...
    Jul 19, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Hospital Staff Charged With Killing Patients After Katrina
    I agree completely, if I cannot reasonably be evacuated, even to the extent that by evacuating me you put multiple others at greater risk, then please consider the risk vs. benefits and give me the...
    Jul 19, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Hospital Staff Charged With Killing Patients After Katrina
    Just something I found that may be of interest, it is a journal from a nurse in NOLA during Katrina, there is some curse words in the responses, so beware, keep clicking "next" at top of page to...
    Jul 18, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Hospital Staff Charged With Killing Patients After Katrina
    This sickens me, to just imagine the horror of the entire situation, I pray I am never faced with such a choice. In my mind these medical professionals are heroes as are their patients, no differnet...
    Jul 18, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Babies cut during c-sections?
    I have seen it happen once and like alot of others it was during a stat section, was also the only time I ever witnessed a prolapsed cord, and from prolapse in LR to delivery in OR it took a whole 7...
    Jul 18, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. boils....septicemia
    Okay who knows how common is it to develop septicemia from recurrent boils? Have any of you seen this? Any good links/with statistics? Thanks Brandy
    May 25, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Caught son eating his stool
    Read this article on pica, and try not to worry too much unless it becomes a persitant problem. I just found out my 4 year old that has been potty trained forever.... just pooped in her brothers...
    May 18, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Blood Glucose of 1700!!!
    I saw 1700 in the hosp. when I was a student, he was comatose, and had a stroke the thing I remember most is his temp was like 110, because of the stroke, he died.
    May 18, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Parental supervision on ped floors(m)
    I had a problem with this when my dd was little, and as a parent who was then a nursing student I want to add my story and opinion. My dd was in PICU for one week with RSV and while in the PICU I...
    May 18, '06
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. suspended license
    Whoa! Excellent point, if she is in some sort of facility you did the right thing, if she is at her own home, or the home of her daughter, then you didn't. We commonly had family sign for meds in...
    May 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. suspended license
    Homecare Worker, You did do the right thing by having the daughter sign the narcotics out and you don't say but I hope that you also had her sign any that remained back in. You did this to...
    May 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. "Take down" in LTC?????
    Check with your nurse practice act under mandatory reporting, but I believe it is also YOUR responsibility to report this. Of course it would also be the responsibilty of the facility, but YOU could...
    May 13, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. suspended license
    LPNs and LVNs are the same thing just different title in different states FNPs and ANPs are RNs with advanced degrees CNAs are NOT nurses nor are they allowed by law to adresss themselves as such....
    May 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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