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  1. Is Emory's Nursing School worth the extremely high tuition??
    oops I posted it twice
    Dec 5, '07
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  2. Is Emory's Nursing School worth the extremely high tuition??
    I am an Emory alum, and although I am paying off student loans, I got a wonderful nursing education there. They did an especially good job in preparing me for the MSN program that I am now in...
    Dec 5, '07
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  3. Is Peak Flow Monitoring a Necessary Component of Pediatric Asthma Management?
    Asthma is the most common chronic condition of childhood (Burkhart, Rayens, Oakley, Abshire, and Zhang, 2007; Burkhart, Rayens, Revelette, and Ohlmann, 2007) and one of the major causes of school...
    Dec 5, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. I rarely answer medical questions or give advice online...
    that child needed to be in the ER hours ago. I pray she did OK. Sounds a lot like a case we had in our ER a few weeks ago. young girl in from out of town for an event, in on Friday for high fever, dx...
    Mar 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Personality Type and Nursing
    33 88 50 33 Infp
    Oct 9, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. a fake and a phony
    Last night I had a pt who, while telling me about all his prior surgeries & injuries, told me that he played in the NFL for 12 years. Now, I am a HUGE football fan, so I did ask him who he played...
    Oct 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Georgia's kids need your help!
    http://www.cbs46.com/Global/story.asp?S=5473158 (CBS 46 News) -- A CBS 46 Investigation has discovered approximately 2,000 disabled children that have been kicked off Georgia's Medicaid program in...
    Sep 29, '06
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  8. Theory is going to kill me!
    well, then I need my own chapter in a theory book somewhere. because that is what I live and breathe by....by necessity.
    Sep 21, '06
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  9. Theory is going to kill me!
    zenman is right. just relax and try to go with the flow.
    Sep 15, '06
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  10. what happened to the new Emory students?
    OK, glad to hear you guys are doing well. hang in there. pm me if I can ever be of help, although I'm sure a lot has changed subce 2000.
    Sep 15, '06
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  11. Stalling?
    not so much that, as it just takes me longer in general to get going. My stalling and delays come up front with a lot of teeth-gnashing about how to get started and approach the project. Once I get...
    Sep 15, '06
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. I C E......In Case of Emergency
    thank you! I was not familiar with this, but intend to program ICE into all of my family's phones. I am going to suggest it to other family members as well.
    Sep 13, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Stalling?
    I have never encountered "writers block" of the variety and the severity of the type that I have to deal with in my MSN program. ARRRRGH! I am one that is never at a shortage for words....that is,...
    Sep 13, '06
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  14. menu/recipe ideas for chemo pts
    I wonder if any of you know of a website, cookbook or just have anecdotal info about what foods a chemo pt. might be able to tolerate well or even actually enjoy. I have a family member starting...
    Sep 12, '06
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  15. what happened to the new Emory students?
    For weeks there was all sorts of lively banter between a group of you that were starting Emory's BSN program....now that school has started not a peep from any of you. I'm just wondering how you guys...
    Sep 12, '06
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  16. Why do so many people insist that LPN'S AREN'T REAL NURSES!!??
    I have the utmost respect for LPN's. Most all that I have ever worked with really know their stuff, and can "run circles around" a lot of RNs.
    Sep 12, '06
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Be Careful!
    I think what the OP was asking of all of us was to examine our own behavior and not be party to such "lynchings" of fellow nurses (whether graduate or experienced). At least that's the gist of what I...
    Sep 1, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. SO Exhausted
    I can usually find 2 or 3 minutes for a quick pee. Being in my mid-40s and having had children, I cannot afford the risk of toting around a full bladder:rotfl: If it ever is an issue I can always...
    Aug 31, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. How do you do it?
    have an "discharge team" a float nurse or nurses, depending on the size of the unit(S). (and they could help with admits too) Make staff understand that it is a 24/7 job and to take advantage of...
    Aug 31, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I think I made a mistake.
    whatever path you eventually choose, none of your education thus far, nor your life experiences, will ever be wasted. My suggestion, like many other posters have said, is to stick out this...
    Aug 31, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Fall 2006 Semester - Good Luck to All!
    I think that my "roles" class is going to be great....only problem I am having is that I STILL do not have a preceptor!!! The individual that agreed to do it previously has bailed...saying that she...
    Aug 30, '06
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  22. Meth is destroying communities
    A lot of it is due to their compromised nutritional status...they can go for days without eating or sleeping when on a meth binge. Also, chronic meth users pick at their skin compulsively. I...
    Aug 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Meth is destroying communities
    To interject my 2 cents worth into the pot legalization debate.... I have never known of a stoned person beating up their spouse, kids, etc., or being belligerent in the ER, or leading police on a...
    Aug 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. adenosquamous lung Ca
    I am not asking for medical advice here...just a better understanding, and apparently this particular type of tumor is so rare that there is not much info to be found. I have a family member...
    Aug 30, '06
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  25. I had an MI on Tuesday
    thank you for sharing your story. hearing it from a peer hits really close to home. God bless you and keep you on the road to recovery; don't beat yourself up for whatever lifestyle you had in the...
    Aug 18, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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