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  1. Oxycontin and itching
    What do you find is the best antihistamine to give a patient who needs Oxycontin 40mg. every 12 hours for pain relief, but is experiencing itching with no rash ? Benedryl has not worked. This is...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  2. Losing Hope for Recovery
    I never drive while taking the pain killers. My husband is retired and has been taking me everywhere, which is mostly to doctors trying to find some help. I don't have a sponsor right now, but I am...
    May 7, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    I am 62 years old. I graduated as an RN at 22. After working as a nurse for two years, I became an elementary school teacher and retired at 55. I took a nursing refresher course and was...
    May 5, '09
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  4. Losing Hope for Recovery
    lol You know me so well-that's exactly what it was- a fight with my husband! Krisssy
    May 4, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Losing Hope for Recovery
    Yes I believe you, and thank you. One more question-did you find that stress made the pain much worse? Something very stressful has been going on the last two days, and the pain has become almost...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. Losing Hope for Recovery
    I am confused. If the Percoset causes the pain, why did I have it for 6 months without any narcotics? Why did you have your pain before you started the narcotics? Krisssy
    May 4, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Losing Hope for Recovery
    Hi Southernbee Girl and Everyone else, Yes I have tried many other means of dealing with the IC since I got it in Aug. 2008. I have actually tried everything my specialist (actually a famous IC...
    May 3, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Losing Hope for Recovery
    I think, because of how I worded this, you misunderstood what I said. I meant that I was HAPPY that the Oxytcontin did NOT make me high like the Percoset did, BUT I am upset, because here I find a...
    Apr 29, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. Losing Hope for Recovery
    What does TNPAP stand for? How do I get in touch with them? Krisssy
    Apr 29, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. Dilaudid question - Personal Opinion
    I am a nurse, and I have been a patient. Once a nurse refused to give me pain meds for an intestinal obstruction. She was dismissed by me as my nurse and reported to the Director of Nursing. Of...
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Losing Hope for Recovery
    Thank you Jack. Yes, if you could find me additional information, I would greatly appreciate it. I would love to know how to find an addictionologist/pain Dr. That would be perfect for me. I...
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Drug addicted nurses
    I greatly appreciate what you have written, and I agree completely. It's about time the moral stigmas get lifted, and addicts get the help they need to treat their disease like anyone else with any...
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Losing Hope for Recovery
    Oh thank you so much for your support. Nobody from my support group calls me anymore. It feels like they all just don't know what to do to help me. I went to a pain dr. and told him the whole...
    Apr 25, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Losing Hope for Recovery
    That's interesting. Why would tylenol cause one to get high? Krisssy
    Apr 25, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. Dilaudid question - Personal Opinion
    I have been suffering from chronic severe pain from Interstitial Cystitis. I have tried Torodol, Lyrica, Elavil, NSAIDs etc. for the last 9 months. Nothing has worked, and I have been debilitated...
    Apr 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. Dilaudid question - Personal Opinion
    I had an experience as a patient that this post makes me think of. I had an intestinal obstruction requiring surgery. I had been in the ER all day receiving morphine IV for pain. When they...
    Apr 20, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. Losing Hope for Recovery
    i would like to thank all of you for taking the time to answer my questions and help me plus share your experience , strength and hope. to answer your questions and explain more thoroughly: i...
    Apr 18, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. Losing Hope for Recovery
    First let me say that I am NOT working at this time. Two years ago I entered a rehab and stayed for a month recovering from pain pill addiction after surgery. After being sober for two years, I had...
    Apr 17, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    thank you for your support. i needed to hear that today. krisssy
    Feb 23, '09
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  20. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    i am 61 and going back to nursing after not working as a nurse since 1972. see 'am i too old to fulfill my original dream?'
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  21. Am I too old to fulfill my original dream?
    [QUOTE=Whispera;3454132]I never meant to imply that you personally couldn't handle the strenuous-ness of nursing, just that it's too strenuous for some (young and older). I've worked in drug rehab...
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Am I too old to fulfill my original dream?
    [QUOTE=Whispera;3454132]I never meant to imply that you personally couldn't handle the strenuous-ness of nursing, just that it's too strenuous for some (young and older). I've worked in drug rehab...
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Am I too old to fulfill my original dream?
    i would like to fill in some details that i didin't mention in my original post. approx. 5 years ago i had surgery for a rectal prolapse. complications following the surgery caused me great...
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Am I too old to fulfill my original dream?
    i received my bs in nursing in 1969. i worked as a school nurse teacher for two years, and then spent the rest of my career as a classroom teacher. i have an ma in teaching. is it possible for me...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. can't find article posted on my email
    message can be found at: http://allnurses.com/forums/f8/1950s-nursing-98863-new-post.html I received an email to go to the above website. When I clicked on it, it was not there. Instead I...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: How To Use Site


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