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  1. Entire card of narcotics missing!
    You need to either call your primary care provider TODAY or go to an urgent care center as immediately as possible (TODAY) and get a drug screen. Get urine done - not just the dip stick ones, but the...
    Nov 26
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Preceptors: your favorite thank you gift
    I've been off orientation for a little while now and still haven't done a formal "thank you" gesture for my preceptors. I was thinking about giving them a Christmas gift with a thank you card. ...
    Nov 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Dear Nursing Instructor
    If only the equipment were smaller. Shorter distance from tube to stat lock.... smaller drainage bag with soft velcrow, flexible and adjustable straps.... one that conforms better, custom-sized to...
    Nov 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Dear Nursing Instructor
    I really don't understand how a predictably unpredictable period can compare with a family death. OP, I finished my student days 6 months ago, and with the freshness of those memories, I fear for...
    Nov 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    I'm a fan of "Mistress" or "Madame", as well. :) Come to think of it, I can count on one hand, probably, the number of times a person has actually used my first name, and those typically are ones...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Microbiology
    It's not the strictness that's the issue with care plans. It's that there is such a huge grey space of subjectivity to how they might be graded. Every professor has a different grading style and...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Microbiology
    On behalf of us who put in hours EARNING the As we got, you really need to get this attitude out of your head. If you really feel you're being dealt an injustice here, you need to withdraw and take...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. I hate scrubs. Any have elastic?
    Peaches comfort line has elastic pants, and they're flexible. Not like cotton flexible, but definitely not rigid.
    Nov 18
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. What can you tolerate the least?
    I jinxed myself on this thread saying I can handle any form of poop. I met my match in a brand new, c-diff-ridden colostomy bag. It wasn't the smell initially. It ended up being the smell plus the...
    Nov 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Newly paced ileostomy with wound dehiscence
    I had a patient this week with an ileostomy and a dehiscence right next to it as well. Stool doesn't stay on the wound, but does soak the dressing. Then this morning, out portable x Ray lady was...
    Nov 17
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  11. Care plan helpppp
    When your body is ill, it is increasing its work to repair itself. Additionally, pain will stimulate the sympathetic nervous system. This is placing increased demand on the body, thereby increasing...
    Nov 17
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Care plan helpppp
    I think since his O2 was WNL, activity intolerance would be a better choice.
    Nov 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. "Please pray for me to pass"...?
    Oh! Wait! I do have a contribution, similar to the previous commenter who said something about god choosing a side in the war. I had an ex significant other who used to go on a rampage when sports...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  14. "Please pray for me to pass"...?
    ME, TOO!!!!! I definitely thought this was end of life, and I didn't expect it to be NCLEX at all. Amy, I think you and I were separated at birth. Anyway, I'm an atheist, so I don't actually have...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  15. Thank you
    Viva, I hope that your recovery is smooth and restful. <3
    Nov 15
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. Do you know first aid, or even have supplies?
    I have a reasonable collection of stuff that would be good for wounds. Not sure I'd be much good on broken bones, but I can definitely do wounds, big, small, deep, and superficial. I do wish I had...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Recent changes to allnurses
    I'm on desktop for the first time in ages and I've just realized my kitty is blurry now. :( Guess it's about time for a new avatar anyway! ETA...... so apparently next to some posts it's...
    Nov 14
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  18. Care plan helpppp
    Another thing - as a previous poster said, if you can back up what YOU think is the priority, then you're fine. You might disagree with me or anyone else here completely. It doesn't make any of us...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Care plan helpppp
    Okay, I'm on my laptop now, where I can think and type bigger. No, you do not want to focus on medical treatments. But, you do want to focus on what is going on medically, to also recognize what...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Care plan helpppp
    Is he only skipping his gout meds? What meds is he compliant on?
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Care plan helpppp
    Nutrition - protein and albumin values
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Still Raw: Six months after graduation, five months after employment
    She's frequently a charge nurse, but as of now, that's it. To the posters above making your way toward your first nursing jobs, with all my heart I do wish you the best of luck. Expect it to be...
    Nov 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Help me bring this into the public!
    Irony: 16476
    Nov 14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  24. Mock Code Blue Scenerio
    No, but he does keep shooting people. :\
    Nov 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Care plan helpppp
    If you'd like to gather your priorities, first start with CAB (circulation, airway, breathing), and then consider maslow's hierarchy. This guy has a ton of things wrong with him. Which is most...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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