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  1. Alternative Carrers for Nurses?
    don't think I haven't thought about the stress relief most nurses need after leaving the hospital.
    Apr 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nicely undermining you.
    I know this is late, but There, there, Sug, Bless your little Heart!:redbeathe
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Do You Wear Your Colors To Work?
    WE have a certified LSU nut MD, certified FLA GATORS P.A., the registration ladies are Vols Orange from head to toe, along with TN Titan fans, 2-3 nurses and 1 MD are UAB 'Bama Crimson Tide all...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How many would consider leaving nursing if they had a similar or slightly higher pay.
    In a NYsecond, I would leave, but while I am still in it I am giving 110%. BTW, it is not getting me anywhere with the new crowd of nurses, new thinking Gen X nurses. Where did this group come from?...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Would you marry a doctor?
    I dated name withheld before he became a doctor, handsome nice polite, kind sweet loving. I moved away. Fast forward 30 yrs. Now he is a practicing thoracic surgeon. I asked a few OR nurses if they...
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. New York State Requires Flu Vaccination for Caregivers
    file:///c:/users/kielo/appdata/local/temp/moz-screenshot-1.jpg achhoo! achooo! i think i just caught the blue flu!:crying2:
    Oct 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. "Mandatory Flu Shots Hit Resistance"
    http://icons.an-file.info/arrow.pngnurses, http://icons.an-file.info/nurse.pnghttp://icons.an-file.info/skeleton.png it is time http://icons.an-file.info/clock.pngfor the blue flu! :cool: if you...
    Oct 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Psych Medications
    E**exor. The worst drug IMHO. my CHO went up to 300 on it, took me a year of weaning brain zaps, ups and downs to get off and now the CHO is >120 I was crying after 9-11 and they though I needed...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. add your funny TRIAGE complaints from pts
    regarding the Le-a name. my best friend a teacher in Louisiana has a Le-a in her class. :saint: and if you look on the strange name blog Le-a sightings are posted.
    Mar 14, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. add your funny TRIAGE complaints from pts
    [quote=ThrowEdNurse;3362199]Husband and wife come in. Wife (the pt) sits in the triage chair: RN: What's going on with you today. Wife won't look at nurse and purses lips. Husband: Well,...
    Mar 14, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. The Struggle: When A Nurse Diverts
    Oncology Unit I had a patient call the desk " your nurse is passed out in here" I (charge RN) ran in the room and sure enough, out on the floor,look listen feel, pulse present, slow resp. grunting,...
    Mar 14, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Stress related near breakdown
    I agree with Canoehead, everyone falls, not everyone gets up, dusts themselves off, holds their head up high and goes on. All those trials and tribulations become experience. You now have the...
    Mar 14, '09
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Stiff Stethoscope tubing...Ugh!!!!
    I have a 15 year old Littmann Master Cardiology Stethoscope and low and behold I found it in the drawer with a STIFF tubing. So, what do I have to loose but a refurbish fee and or buying a new tubing...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. Tricks for putting down NG tubes?
    Well, here is one for you. I warm the Salem sump tube! Curl it in a styro cup of very warm water. It becomes very flexible and easy to navigate the curves. Have the Pt sit straight up chin on chest ...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Drug seeking or real pain?  How do you tell?
    RANT: I resent the 1-10 pain scale. we have to "ASK" which in my opinion is a "PROMPT" " on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the worst pain you ever have experienced, what is your pain now?" Of course the...
    Dec 19, '08
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  16. Neuro ICU - Withdrawl of life support...is this so wrong?
    When in the situation of a terminal dying human, most are not comfortable. We at times avoid the room, do the q 1 hour turn and assessment, look at the family gathered around the bedside and offer...
    Dec 3, '08
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  17. welcome to the hilton...please dont forget to tip your waitress
    Sing it! and Ahmen sister, but you know I noticed the change in the way nurses were treated when....... are you ready for this....... when we as RN's stopped wearing a WHITE UNIFORM AND CAPS....... ...
    Oct 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. welcome to the hilton...please dont forget to tip your waitress
    I'll put mine in my DD cleavage.:eek:
    Oct 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Most common non-emergency visits
    [quote=kmoonshine;2993332]However, its those patients that flat-out lie who really bother me: "I can't breathe!--->(now in a room, RN at bedside)--->yeah, I was dx with an STD last week and still...
    Oct 19, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Funny Names
    Hey, I have worked with her too!:yeah: I have taken care of Louisiana Bacon, Pink Lemons, and Precious and her sister Delicious there was a third sister I can't recall her name. it wasn't...
    Oct 19, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  21. Funny Names
    A friend that works in the BAYOU sent this to me. How do you pronounce this name Le-a? Leah?? NO Lee - A?? NOPE Lay - a?? NO Lei?? Guess Again. It's pronounced "Ledasha" Oh...
    Oct 19, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. add your funny TRIAGE complaints from pts
    A friend who works in the BAYOU, sent this to me.I had to pass it along after reading "names" How do you pronounce this name Le-a? Leah?? NO Lee - A?? NOPE Lay - a?? NO Lei?? Guess...
    Oct 19, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. SHOES: Are Dansko comfortable?
    Wearing Dansko clogs cured my Plantar Fasciitis. Yes..... Cured it. Pain went away after about 4 weeks. I ONLY wore Dansko at work and home. You know there is nothing nice about a nurse with painful...
    Oct 19, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Things patients have taught me NOT to do...
    Clinics cna be just as interesting as any ER, especially when patient's call you for advise and don;t want to follow thru. Can't make the patient go to the ER.[/quote] Don't complain about the...
    Oct 4, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. This just fries me!!!!
    The sad thing is that SHE has a NP and ? Masters. , I'd hate to be on the other end of the Stethoscope... or Rx for that matter.:no:
    Oct 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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