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  1. No slamming me please!!!
    Sorry, no info about lozenges or patches. But I do have a few things to say... First off, congrats on being brave enough to post this thread. I know a lot of smokers who choose to be closet...
    Jun 11, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Need info
    Ditto to Pams post. Except our nurse to pt ratio is usually about 6 or 7:1. In the field we have standing orders, so its just memorize, memorize, memorize. I think it is good for me to pull...
    Jun 9, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. pap smears
    Never. Completely out of their scope of practice.
    Jun 8, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Need info
    Well, I do both. I work full time in the ER as an RN although I have kept my MICT current. I do occasionally pull shifts in the field. Once in a blue moon I work in the air. Not often though. ...
    Jun 8, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. "Foreign objects in body cavities"
    People are such freaks. Sometimes I think of switching over and taking care of animals instead. But then we wouldn't have all of these hideous stories to laugh and gag at.:) Please say it...
    Jun 8, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. If you could work anywhere..
    travel nursing. To go where ever I like whenever I like would be fabulous!
    Jun 8, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Worthless medical insurance
    What part of the country are you looking for? I had a great INS co while in denver. Here, it is another story. I dislocated my knee 1 yr ago and had to go to the OR for open reduction. I had...
    Jun 5, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Drug Seeker Antics and Dramas
    exactly tee it up tom!
    Jun 5, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. "Foreign objects in body cavities"
    Ok, so this one is not about a fb, but close enough. Very, very dirty lol came in by ems, escorted by hus, for "just not right". It was very obvious by both appearance and aroma that neither...
    Jun 5, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Drug Seeker Antics and Dramas
    We use O2 for "cluster headaches". Works wonders.
    Jun 4, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Emerg. Nurses Opinion about this please
    Always two sides to a story. And all of us know that to the er pts 20 minutes seems like 2 hrs. About the asthma...if the episode was so "severe" she wouldn't have lasted 2 hrs.
    Jun 4, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. "Foreign objects in body cavities"
    I have seen many fb's in many places, but the one that got to me the most was the roach in a guy's ear. I don't know why it bothered my so much. Wasn't my ear. But just the thought of it wiggling...
    Jun 4, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Drug Seeker Antics and Dramas
    We had a ff that came in at the age of 24 for pain meds for "knee pain" . MS was the ONLY thing that worked of course. No limp, normal gait, dnv's intact, no crepitus, nada. One of our ER docs got...
    Jun 3, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. "Foreign objects in body cavities"
    We had another guy who came in with a glass coke bottle (open) stuck in his bum with the open end up. We all placed bets on how they were gonna get it out because of the vacuum it had created. When...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. "Foreign objects in body cavities"
    There was so much swelling there that they actually had to use lidocaine and make a small incision on the dog to get the blood to drain. Is there anyone in this world who could have done that with a...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Drug Seeker Antics and Dramas
    The ones that really drive me nuts are the ones that come in with Burger King in hand and 5 people in tow, laughing joking all out having a great time and tell me they have a migraine that is so...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Hospital Volunteers
    You get your volunteers to run to the lab? I am so jealous! I can't get our volunteer out of her chair. She sits there on the phone, occasionally answering questions for guests and that about sums...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. "Foreign objects in body cavities"
    OK, first, I am not a pervert.:chuckle I lived next to a dog breeder for a while. Dogs have a part of their "member" that swells like a bulb. I'm not sure what it is called ball? Anyhow, this...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Drug Seeker Antics and Dramas
    I have had a couple that nothing short of barfing and Kevorkian? would make me feel better. It hurts just to take a deep breath. So I know what you mean. I worked with a ER doc once that believed...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. "Foreign objects in body cavities"
    NICE! There's a winner for you. :)
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Drug Seeker Antics and Dramas
    SLOW DOWN! No one was trying to offend you here. I am perfectly aware that there are pts with little to no relief for what ails them. I wasn't pointing fingers at you or anyone else. If you will...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. New Member
    Welcome aboard, Jan. Enjoy!!!:)
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  23. Developing Nursing Preceptor Program
    You might try looking under the gen nursing discussion on this board. I think there is a thread about it in there.
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. 5 worse things a patient can do ...
    I have no idea what she was planning.The only thing close to her was a bottle of lotion. I told her the Vicodin would stop her up and that we have remedies for that. Actually, now that I think...
    Jun 2, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Do You Home Launder Your Scrubs
    Oh and also, our staff are divided by scrub colors defined to each area. ER is royal blue, OR purple and pale blue, NICU pink, respiratory maroon etc, etc
    Jun 1, '04
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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