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  1. Pregnant and nursing school?
    Pregnancy during the times when you are in school is a humbling experience. It makes you realize the importance and significance of your actions. You learn to focus on your life and make choices and...
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Pregnant and nursing school?
    I have seen classmates in actual classes ,not online classes, who come to class until their actual delivery, if their condition allows it. Meaning there are pregnant students who are well and capable...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Pulse heard over RUQ & LUQ?
    Is the patient a pregnant female in her second trimester of pregnancy?
    Feb 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Would you accept this call out excuse?
    Pardon me but my comment will based on my own opinion and may or may not be used as an argument for your question. First things first I am not fully aware of your physical condition, considering PE...
    Dec 2, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Would you accept this call out excuse?
    @malamud 69 - your understanding of a call out shows an abuse of the privilege in making use of the call outs, call outs should also be justified for it will also be affecting the people who will be...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. A&P Instructor Accused Me of Plagiarism
    the only reason that you might have been accused of plagiarism is that , when you lifted the answer from the internet, you probably copied everything from the , or you might have cut and pasted the...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. My scrub pants are killing me!
    for treatment on the rash between your thighs, try this ointment I used on most of my skin irritation issues, it is a product by the company : FOUGERA / Double Antibiotic Ointment ( Bacitracin Zinc...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What is wrong with these kids? (Mystery Diagnosis)
    do not assume or relate the symptoms to a definite medical condition, this will just isolate one of the symptoms that the patient is displaying, but instead, run tests that is applicable to the...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  9. Should hospital provide and launder scrubs?
    I would just like to cite one instance that occurred here in our country, an emergency case of a child came into the hospital, nurses and doctors attended to the patient, requested lab tests to...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Care planning decreased cardiac output
    ejection fraction more often requires long term medication, as in taking maintenance meds, due to pre existing condition indicated in pt's history, your expected EO for this is to educate patient on...
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. What is wrong with these kids? (Mystery Diagnosis)
    we have similar cases but more fatal ones such as the meningococcemia, or check all meningococcal diseases.....
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  12. Where are your clinicals?
    if you intend to work in an ltc institution after graduating this school will be good for you, but if you prefer to work in a hospital setting then you better find a school who has their trainingheld...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. How do I recalculate flow rates for infusions?
    if we are to consider these questions are coming from a nurse on duty, how come you always come up with incorrect drop rates for your patients IV, you might end up doing more damage with IV overload...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Prioritization question - need help with rationale
    The answer would be D. date of last tetanus shot , rationale is that after cleaning up the wound area , doctor will be ordering the tetanus shots , nail injury does not often need sutures for it...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Must-have gadgets for the nursing student
    Hate to spoil your techie needs,but during our times, or from we were from, we only relied on a few critical things and conditions and those are our brain, a constant need for research and knowledge...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. When a patient states "something isnt right..."
    Pain or impending conditions are expressed by patients indifferent forms, others express them directly,some with different emotional reactions, panic, quietness or anything out of the normal routine....
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Wearing Black Scrubs in Pediatric Hospital
    Pardon me but yes,it is definitely gloomy to look at, enter a room of sick patients and they might react by saying "the angel of death has arrived to fetch their souls", quite a creepy , eerie...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  18. When a patient states "something isnt right..."
    This is where the saying that "it won't hurt you if you take some time to check out their complaints rather than to be sorry later on for not doing so" comes in, taking simple things for granted is...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Wearing Black Scrubs in Pediatric Hospital
    As a nurse , part of our job is to set the patient to be in an environment conducive for his early recovery. So if the guardian, parent or the patient themselves would comment on something that may...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  20. Would you do this?
    most critical would be an allergic reaction to the medication if given thru another route, you only have minutes toreactto the condition, maylead to death.
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Malaysia:  "Please, help my son! He is dying!"
    I admire your concerns regarding the event that took place with that patient but the worst thing that I read from your post was that "I quit from the hospital and looking for new job at well...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Would you do this?
    I agree, even if you are fully confident that your actions will resolve the issue,but you did get consent from an MD that will back up his orders , don't do it. Work within the confines of the duties...
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    I went back to the original post, come to think of it , the therapist was actually doing the double-glove technique not to be "extra sterile" for the patient but as an extra protection for himself....
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    possibly , multiple glove technique may be applied during an operating room procedure on a single patient, on a single sterile area. When the outer glove ruptures , torn by needles , or by mere...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. 2 glove technique? HUHH?
    Bad practice , prone to transfer of whatever the previous patient had to the next patient. A definite infection control candidate, an epidemic prone professional, if you had unexplained conditions...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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