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  1. Honesty & heart
    I'm sorry you're having such a hard time. Remember, the ordinarily nice parent may become anything but when their child is sick. They don't have control of what's going on, and sometimes that's how...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    Nanceeann42---my daughter's initial bout was following an accident in which she was rear ended by another car. It does seem to be related to trauma, but I don't think there's research that says what...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    " My question was geared to the responders with fibro -- what have you found helpful (or not!) when it comes to alternative treatments?" Edmia---my daughter has found that when she limits milk...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. What do you think of fibromyalgia?
    My eldest daughter has fibromyalgia. Believe me, it is not in her head. I have seen her unable to move without pain, suffering from lack of sleep, and migraines that last for days (migraines often...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. SDA and when to bring up no Saturday work
    Kyrshamarks---what is "(DA 285)" and "(DA 206)"? thanks....
    Apr 7
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  6. Seventh Day Adventist and working on Sabbath???
    What does Jesus say? What did He do? We can get so bogged down to legalism in our faith, and I don't think that's what God intends. Yes, it would have been nice to have the Sabbath off (for me, it...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  7. Evolution and Nursing
    Preach it! (Sorry, I couldn't resist.) "In the beginning......; He draws unto Himself......He knew we would need Him before the foundation of the earth (my paraphrase)" I needed this reminder...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  8. Funniest/weirdest/most unusual baby names
    I may have mentioned this already and I'm too tired/lazy to go and see if I can find out if I actually did.....once I heard of a patient who named her baby girl "vagina" and pronounced it "vageena". ...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. Nurse Survivalist
    Hmmm......my cell phone/android, on which I would text my fellow survivors with the audio feature turned on so that every time I hit a letter the "beep" would drive the enemy insane & they would go...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Would you give a formal 2wk notice when quitting a PRN job
    Always give a formal notice. It is the professional thing to do. As a previous poster said--you work PRN and it will be over before you know it.
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. "Saunameters"
    Maybe it's similar to: "Aunt"---either it's "ant" or "ahnt". It does seem, however, to be dependent on the area of the country in which a person has been raised. I have heard "Sawn-ti-meters" as...
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Slanderous rumor mongers in the workplace
    Gossip is wrong and unprofessional in the workplace (or anywhere for that matter) & has the potential to ruin reputations. I think it would have been better to have let the manager know of the rumor...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Mice on unit
    Well, goodness! Right now I'm in a country where I would EXPECT mice, yet haven't seen one yet. You're in a country where I would not expect them to be, and there they are! I think if I...
    Mar 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. HIPAA violation
    I agree with the previous posters. However, at one time, if you were given written permission by your grandfather to have access to his records, it was possible. When my mother-in-law was in a...
    Mar 18
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  15. Nurse practitioner Salary
    Tyler area. I could be wrong, but typically, pay is less overall .
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Very Unprofessional....
    I'm reminded of the time a seasoned nurse told me that she always chose to was the feet of the patients she cared for. It didn't matter if they had already had their daily bath, it was something she...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. The Proverbs 31 Nurse
    I like it! Thanks!
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  18. Nurse practitioner Salary
    Right now....zip...but, that is by choice. I volunteer my time (retired from a paying job). However, I think in my area of TX where I lived before moving overseas, I would say 70-80k...I've not...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Positive, non-debate thread on healing and health-building naturally
    Decreasing glutens, increasing homemade foods vs processed food, walking everywhere I can get to on foot (we live in Central Asia right now and don't have a car...had forgotten how freeing that can...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. Medical Mission Trips
    Sky_blue---Mercy Teams; International Mission Board (look under volunteer opportunities on their website) are good places; Mercy Ships; Baptist Global Response. They are all good companies. As to...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  21. A good resource for herbals?
    GrnTea--thanks for your suggestions. Unfortunately my contacts thus far are with the traditional physicians only. However, you did give me an idea--I'll ask one of the national physicians...
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. A good resource for herbals?
    Hello All--I was wondering if anyone knows a good website to go to in search of herbals? I'm interested in functional medicine and some alternative therapies, as appropriate, in my new practice as a...
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Life is beautiful if one has his/her life centered on God
    Chopwood carrywater--The "striving for the mark" is for a true Christian key. It's from the writings of the apostle Paul who said: "I press on toward the mark of the high calling of God in Christ...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  24. Life is beautiful if one has his/her life centered on God
    And, I appreciate your comments without attacking. Yeah, I suppose you are right about the interest and length being different. It has been enlightening, that's for sure!
    Mar 10
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  25. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    I wonder how many roads one could surface with meconium........
    Mar 10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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