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  1. lawsuit against UPMC, failure to rescue?
    oh my. That poor family. To know....that things could have possibly been different if only there had not been a communication breakdown. I dont think I can make excuses for this nurse...I mean....the...
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. What will a nursing student learn on a telemetry floor?
    you will learn a tremendous amount of valuable information and gain insight on alot of disease processes. it is one thing to learn about chf in a book. it is quite another to see how that actually...
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    1. your doctor is a jackass....most of his patients die . some from neglect.....some from just purely ignorant crap he does to them. have a good day. 2. please tell us what really happened...you...
    Jul 10, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. I do not care anymore
    hmm....dont know quite where to begin. here goes- take a vacation.....and then get another job. to be good at something...you have to like it. to be great at it...you have to love it. if you feel...
    Jul 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. how do you deal with a patient who...
    hmm.....i hate to even say this....but....is she getting adequate pain control? too many times patients, esp the elderly.....are not having their health concerns addressed adequately. if she is still...
    Jul 10, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Did I do the right thing?
    i am pretty niave when it comes to this stuff.....i admit it. jack said he thought that i should perhaps see a counselor to see why it bothers me. i dont think i really have to do that. a counselor...
    Jul 9, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Did I do the right thing?
    hmm...i dont understand. what do you mean? being stressed out can cause you to become an alcoholic or addicted to drugs? i mean.....i guess stress may play a part....but i am not sure what you mean....
    Jul 8, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Did I do the right thing?
    right now...i think...he just needs to concentrate on him. so...i am just going to leave him be for awhile. let him sort stuff out and in a few months or weeks....try to see whats up. i mean..until...
    Jul 8, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. Did I do the right thing?
    I keep trying to wrap my brain around it...and I dont understand it. Part of me...can see maybe how some of this works,..but it still doesnt make sense. I feel like I was lied to ...bc I was lied to....
    Jul 8, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. Did I do the right thing?
    I think I am just going to step out of his life for awhile....and BTW...jack/...you said I cant help my friend by becoming obsessed by learning everything in a couple weeks. I want to clarify....I...
    Jul 7, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. Did I do the right thing?
    ok...first of all i am not his anything.i am one of the few..actually the only friend that has stuck around. i talk to him daily...or his family. secondly...i am not a moron. i dont think he'd have...
    Jul 3, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Did I do the right thing?
    thank you so much for sharing all your insight. i guess it makes sense to have case managers etc that are not kinda fighting their own demons. this...is complicated stuff. i am still kinda sorting...
    Jul 1, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Things you'd LOVE to tell the doc and get away with it....
    lol...the reason they do the 12 oclock to 12 oclock nipple twist is to check for response to central pain stimuli. they probably would do sternal rubs if ...if they only had one patient. but most of...
    Jul 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Did I do the right thing?
    I am suprised that they dont have people that have successfully completed the program on the panel that reviews complaints. I mean .....that would be the equivilant to having me on the panel that...
    Jul 1, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. Did I do the right thing?
    if you guys could change anything about the way the bon, or the board of medicine attempts to help what way would you change it?
    Jun 30, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. Did I do the right thing?
    i guess i am still looking at this as if it is something easily controllable....and it isnt...i get that. it is hard to understand...but....i guess i am lucky i dont understand. i have actually...
    Jun 30, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Did I do the right thing?
    i guess i know that it isnt punitive. i got to read a copy of his contract...and it is rough. i mean it looks like every waking moment is spent either working or going to a meeting of one or another ...
    Jun 29, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. RIP old friend.
    I am so sorry. I think we have all had that special mentor. That person who truly loved teaching and didnt even realize what an awesome teacher and nurse they are. They just loved what they did and...
    Jun 29, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Things you'd LOVE to tell the doc and get away with it....
    i too work for a hospital that promotes a team approach and that makes a huge difference. the nurses are resepected and administration doesnt put up with disrespect from either side...from the nurse...
    Jun 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Did I do the right thing?
    [/size] exactly!!!!!
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Did I do the right thing?
    document. thats what nurses do. if you spoke to the er doc and he said " do not use"....write the order. it covers you and it puts the " conflict" where it should belong ...which is between the 2...
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Things You'd Like To Tell Visitors . . . . and get away with it
    things id like to tell visitors....hmmmm.....how about: are you sure your family? i mean....because you see your aunt lily here was my favorite patient until 2 minutes ago when you came in to...
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Did I do the right thing?
    did you write the order for the er dr stating " do not use". " the order should have read " do not use picc until primary md can view and confirm proper placement"?
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Things you'd LOVE to tell the doc and get away with it....
    An example being....I have said all but one of these things to a doc....in the right place...in the right setting to get my point across with dry humor and to KEEP THE BEHAVOIR OF THE MD from...
    Jun 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Things you'd LOVE to tell the doc and get away with it....
    ok.....you are taking this way to seriously. in healthcare we have alot of things we do say to each other and dont say. in most places it is no longer the doctor is the captain of the ship....
    Jun 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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