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  1. Axillary Temperature reading???
    When taking a axillary reading, do I chart what is on the machine screen or do I add one degree and chart? for ex: on the machine screen the reading is 98. Do I chart 98ax or do I chart 99ax(one...
    Dec 3, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Invega
    Has anyone had a pt. on invega? Was it effective? :saint:
    Oct 2, '08
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. Claping a foley catheter
    I am a psy nurse and have forgotten a lot about med-surg nursing. Question: What is the purpose in claping a foley and how often is it done??:nurse::nurse:
    Oct 2, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. PA and lateral
    In x-ray what do they mean by PA and lateral?
    Apr 4, '08
    Forum: Radiology Nursing
  5. Bullying
    How does one :cry:deal with a nurse manager and a charge nurse who are bullies? Any tips please!
    Apr 4, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Documentation----need help
    I am not very good at documentation. Are there any websites,books,etc. out there that :banghead:could help me? Please help!!
    Mar 31, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. Foods converting to glucose
    I understand when one consumes carbohyrates whether it be simple or complex---it turns into glucose. Does the body differentiate between simple and complex carbs??
    Mar 29, '08
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  8. Calcium Deposits
    Hello Nurse Friends, Will someone please explain what is a calcium deposit, the cause,the treatment,etc. Yes, I have tried to find info online but no luck. Where are calcium deposits located?:typing
    Mar 29, '08
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. MRSA and VRE
    I do not understand MRSA and VRE. Can MRSA or VRE be located anywhere on the body? Does colonized mean one is not contagious? How are these two treated? I am lost???
    Oct 31, '07
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  10. Metformin
    My question has not been answered.
    Oct 21, '07
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  11. Cogentin
    Does cogentin extenuate the drug haldol? Cogentin ,does it make one drowsy?
    Oct 20, '07
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Metformin
    Is metformin long acting med? If someones blood sugar is 49, would you give the med? I read that the onset of metformin is unknown.
    Oct 20, '07
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  13. Ect
    Ect
    How does one look for older threads? ex. ect treatments?
    Sep 1, '07
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. Ect
    Ect
    Can someone give me some info on ECT treatments? What are some side effects besides memory loss?:balloons::balloons::balloons:
    Aug 28, '07
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. Father on psych meds.
    Hello Friends, I am planning a pregnancy soon. My psych dr. told me to stop taking depakote and resperidal. My SO is also taking psych meds. Will the meds he is taking somehow affect the baby?...
    Apr 6, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Psych Nurse ="not a REAL nurse"?
    I am a psych nurse! Yes we are real nurses. :balloons:
    Apr 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Cats and Pregnancy
    Hi Nurse Friends, I plan to get pregnant soon. I have two cats. Do I need to find them another home? I am the only one who will be cleaning the litter box. What about wearing gloves?
    Mar 30, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Pregnancy and Gential Herpes
    Hi Nurse Friends, Do women with gential herpes have to have a c-section?
    Mar 30, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Doula
    Hi Nurse Friends, Are more pregnant women hiring doulas now? Are doulas very helpful? Is anyone out there a doula?
    Mar 30, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Disability Insurance--------------------
    Hi Nurse Friends! I am looking for some disability insurance that covers maternity. Does anyone have any info on a company?
    Mar 27, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Psych Medications
    Hi Nurse Friends! Do some psych meds cause high cholestrol amd high trigycerides ? I take the following meds:trazodone,risperidal,depakote,wellbutrin and lexapro. I have a high prolactin level due...
    Mar 27, '06
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. Bipolar pregnant women
    Hi Nurse Friends Have you ever taken care of a pregnant bipolar? How well did she do during her pregnancy?
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Bipolar's who are pregnant
    [color="yellow"]hi nurse friends have you ever taken care of a pregnant women with a bipolar disorder? how well did she do during her pregnancy? any info will be helpful for me.[:wavey: :wavey:
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. Bipolar Disorder and Pregnancy ????
    Thanks stevielynn !! I will read the book.:saint: :saint:
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  25. Bipolar Disorder and Pregnancy ????
    Hi Nurse Friends !! I am a 36 y/o with bipolar two disorder. I really want to have a baby but I am afraid of what may happen if I stop taking my meds. I have been on meds for three yrs. I know you...
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing


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