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  1. Anybody from Kelowna, BC here?
    the website is www.interiorhealth.ca
    Jun 29, '03
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. Anybody from Kelowna, BC here?
    I have lived in the okanagan all my life. Used to live in Kelowna, and now live in Vernon, about 45 minutes north. Kelowna has no full time positions, ( we are all one interior health region) nor...
    Jun 29, '03
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. My husband died Nov 8th
    Thank you all for your very kind messages. I received such comfort reading all the posts. I appreciate the time you took to respond with such warmth and concern. Christmas was difficult -hanging up...
    Dec 26, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. My husband died Nov 8th
    Well it happened. After 6 mos of chemo for colon cancer, that was metastisizing to his liver all along, my dear Brent slipped into a coma Nov2, and died, Nov 8th, at the age of 47.. We met when we...
    Dec 23, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. ever provided hospice nursing to your own loved one?
    You all have been so encouraging and sensitive. That is what makes this site so heart warming. I had to take Brent to emerg today, 6 hour visit.(I knew some of the nurses on duty and they were very...
    Oct 25, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. ever provided hospice nursing to your own loved one?
    I have been a nurse for 22 years. My husband has just been given 3 months to live. He is 47 years old. He had a bowel resection for his colon cancer in January. He completed 6 hellish months of chemo...
    Oct 22, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Ever provided hospice care to your own loved one?
    I have been a nurse for 22 years. My husband has just been given 3 months to live. He is 47 years old. He had a bowel resection for his colon cancer in January. He completed 6 hellish months of...
    Oct 22, '02
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. ABC News story on the Nursing Shortage and its EEffects on Patients
    Why, whenever there is a discussion about the nursing shortage, it only mentions Registered Nurses. Licensed Practical Nurses are a regulated profession body of nurses, and play a vital part in the...
    Aug 8, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. nursing uniforms
    Well I'll be darned, my stethoscope is hunter green too (matches the green stripe on my cap 'poifectly'!!!. Gawrsh I guess that makes us cuzins:roll
    Aug 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Do you ever check yourself?
    something eerie this way comes:eek:
    Aug 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. LPNs in ICU
    No, she just read it off her copy. it was an american study so it wouldn't be applicable because canadian LPN's have a different scope of practice here. You're right though, to drop a bomb like that,...
    Aug 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. nursing uniforms
    I wear white.....just white. White pantyhose, shoes, uniform, cap, for I am pure as the first snow, and besides, Florence told me to.:D
    Aug 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Do you ever check yourself?
    mario you're rather....................different........, aren't you. :uhoh21:
    Aug 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. But she's not a nurse!
    Good point - it probably is used as a term of endearment. It may just perturb those involved more, than if you explained it to the patients They would probably wonder what all the fuss was about....
    Aug 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. LPNs in ICU
    We had a meeting with our director of medical services, and our emerg director about a new policy to hire two care aides instead of two LPN's in emerg. The emerg management read an exerpt from NENA...
    Aug 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Any recommendations for support hose for work?
    I buy my support hose at WALMART. They are energizers, full support, it's an aerobic workout every time to put them on, but I do hand springs coming and going, and they feel great. Only 6 bucks,...
    Jul 29, '02
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. Taken by suprise
    When he was done ranting and raving, you should have beaconed him closer, whispered in his ear and said "I know you have a small penis, but you don't have to take it out on me" He can't bring you...
    Jul 29, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. national Nurse Shadow Day ?????
    This song and dance would look great with cane, tux /tails a little fred astaire if you please(it helps to know the tune of me and my shadow, only those over 40 will benefit) Me and my sha-dow...
    Jul 29, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Do you approach patients or families about code status?
    Of course every situation is different. Some doctors refuse to make their patient a no code - feeling it would be a personal failure no doubt, unless a family member requests it. Here in my...
    Jul 16, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. its a power trip
    Scotty - better energize this one:confused:
    Jul 13, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Fun Fun
    I think the colon cleansing is worse than the actual enema. Our patients have to drink oral fleet X2 and clear fluids two days before. The oral fleets are dasterdly. If you are doing it as an...
    Jul 10, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How many of you married doctors?
    That's what it's all about. Every response from the nurses has been truthfull and wise. It is obvious in JHUnurse's response she still doesn't get it She wants to marry for money. What happens if a...
    Jul 8, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How many of you married doctors?
    Excellent response! You turned the tables around beautifully. JHUNurse- you must not have experienced life much to even consider marrying for money. Your thread is an embarrassment to other...
    Jul 8, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Now, how about some Good Nurse stories.
    When I was 12 years old, I used to ride my bike up to the extended care facility where my aunt was a patient. She was in her early forties and had ms. She was at the point where she couldn't move,...
    Jul 5, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What are some of the most ridiculous  things patients have asked of you?
    I wear my cap, white panty hose, white uniform white shoes - you get the picture. (Hey! Who hollered out DINOSOUR from the back row?) Anyway, I was just starting my shift, and a patient came up to...
    Jul 3, '02
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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