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  1. Allergic to Morphine Sulfate but on Hospice Care
    i came in for the morning shift, pt Respiration 44, pulse 144, clammy, the MD ordered it anyway...pt expired 4 hours after. i went home and can't stop thinking about it.
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Allergic to Morphine Sulfate but on Hospice Care
    If a hospice patient is allergic to Morphine Sulfate, can she still receive Roxanol for her dyspnea? Should I clarify with the MD? Pt. is actively dying.
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Love me some Esme12
    After 3 days of joining this site, i also found the same...I privately messaged Esme12 & thank her. Wonderful, wonderful comments, advice, insights & knowledge she gives. My warm hugs to you Esme12...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Thanking your favorite Doctor
    Is it okay to thank & express your appreciation to your favorite MD? Very kind to patient & very approachable and always available no matter what time you call either 1 am or 1 pm.
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Thanking an MD
    Is it okay to thank & express your appreciation to your favorite MD? Very kind to patient & very approachable and always available no matter what time you call either 1 am or 1 pm.
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. 4 people with UTI
    thank you.
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. 4 people with UTI
    I'm beating myself up. I've been doing my best to take care of these residents, but still I have 4 people with UTI. What's wrong with me?
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. what items could you not go a nursing shift without?
    Stethoscope, scissor, highlighters of different colors and lots of pens!
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. PICC line dressing
    Hello everybody, I just want to ask if changing of dressing for a PICC line is within LVN scope of practice in California? Our DON is okay with it but since I did it yesterday, I am so worried...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. "You are a new graduate that's why you hurt your back..."
    thank you everyone
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "You are a new graduate that's why you hurt your back..."
    Hello everyone, What is your opinion on that? I am the person who got hurt physically, but after that sentence from the boss I am emotionally stressed. I hope people who had decades of...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. 911-ing a resident out, requires an order?
    I like this thread....
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. 911-ing a resident out, requires an order?
    Unresponsive + Full Code? No second thought...911 then will call MD for the order.
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. What do you do on the drive to work?
    How does the plug-in essential works in the car? i haven't tried it plugging it in the lighter outlet.. i wonder...can't go outside now it's 10 pm here.
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What do you do on the drive to work?
    I drive 25-30 minutes one way to work... am shift: drinking coffee & eating my bagel or pbj while listening to my favorite FM station.. pm shift: wondering why that darn car is tailgaiting me since...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. how to float to other station effectively?
    Hello everyone, I'm still working on-call in a SNF, & they called me to work the next 3 days to take care of 23 residents that I haven't seen nor met before. And honestly, I'm scared. I'm a pretty...
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How to survive state survey?
    Thank you everyone.
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How to survive state survey?
    Hello everyone, We are expecting our state survey anytime. I'm a new nurse in a SNF and scared of the surveyor that might follow me on my med pass...Please give me some tips how to survive. Thank...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Is there any new po anticoagulant that doesn't need frequent INR check?
    Because some a.m. shift did not report it right away to the doctor.
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Is there any new po anticoagulant that doesn't need frequent INR check?
    I wonder, is there any new drug that doesn't require you to check PT/INR that often? It's tough to call that MD in the middle of the night to report an abnormal INR.
    Sep 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Do you ask questions in the middle of shift report?
    Thanks everyone!
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Do you ask questions in the middle of shift report?
    Just wondering, do you have to wait till the 23rd. patient before asking a question on pt.#4?
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Speedy med pass
    I'm a new grad too, just barely 4 months in a LTC. It takes me 3-4 hours to finish my med pass during the first few weeks. I'll start at 7 am, then finish at almost 11 am...I almost gave up. I went...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Contact Isolation
    hello everyone, I work in a Snf, first time to have pt. on contact isolation. I am a bit confused on how it goes. I know there's a disposable bp cuff, thermometer and all the gowns etc...in that...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Worst case scenario needle stick
    OMG...Aww...I am so sorry for you. Right now, you can't sleep and having hard time focusing on anything else but that incident. Hope everything will be fine.
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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