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  1. online medication ordering
    I agree that we should not condone this practice. I was shocked to see an ad at the bottom of this page for Meridia with no prior prescription necessary, and 'discreet service'.
    Feb 24, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Things patients have taught me NOT to do...
    Never let your cousin try to shoot anything off the top of your head with his new BB gun. If by chance you do, don't tell your mom that the resulting red lump and hole between your eyes is a zit that...
    Feb 19, '04
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Come backs...
    I like Althomas answer for the pts who don't get off the phone when you walk in. As far as having too many visitors, our policy is also 1 visitor per pt, and is usually strictly enforced with...
    Jan 12, '04
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Awful, awful week!!!
    I second that.
    Dec 1, '03
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. TV in the ED
    We have TV's in all rooms except the trauma rooms, and I agree with those who say it decreases complaints about wait times. Ours are on moveable arms attached to the wall, so they can be pushed up...
    Dec 1, '03
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Washable Bruises
    How clever, a purple eyeshadow bruise. :rolleyes: Ya gotta love it! :chuckle
    Dec 1, '03
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Crowd Control
    I work in a relatively small ED but we serve a large area. We get occasional threats from patients and family members, and it is absolutely not tolerated. The last pt to threaten a nurse was...
    Nov 20, '03
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. patient lingo...
    "I got small veins, it's generic." (genetic) "I had my technical shot last year." (tetanus shot) "I think I'm having one of them mycardia infarts" (No explanation necessary, hee)
    Nov 19, '03
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Anyone sick of the "Drama Queen" patient?
    Oh how I love that point of reference! :chuckle My favorite was a pt that had been in the hospital for several days with back pain, abd pain, and migraine. Lots of tests, nothing showed up, but...
    Nov 13, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Crowd Control
    Whoa, I don't see any similarity between a celebrity leading the police on a chase after his ex-wife, who he was known to abuse, was found murdered, and an overwhlemed triage nurse who has a...
    Nov 13, '03
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Flirting at work
    RN2007, I PM'ed you about the video you were describing. (Check your private messages in the user control panel, the button at the top of the page that says User CP) I haven't seen it yet, but I will...
    Jul 1, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Your number of NCLEX Q's to Pass?
    Congrats!! Emery, I don't know if it differs by state, but in NC those who don't pass have to wait 3 months to retake it.
    Jun 27, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Your number of NCLEX Q's to Pass?
    I had 75 questions and passed, as did three of my friends. One girl had 77 questions and passed, and another had around 120 and passed. When I came out of that test, I honestly didn't know how I...
    Jun 24, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Family members at the bedside during a code blue?
    I posted a similar question in the emergency nursing forum and got a lot of great responses. Here's a link to the thread: http://allnurses.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=35879
    Jun 20, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. pediatrician in trouble"Mr Enema"
    It's times like this that I really miss using curse words here. I have a few choice ones in my mind right now. :(
    May 26, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Does Anybody Know...
    Here is some info on screenings that may help: http://204.211.171.13/Newborn/default.asp I know that hearing screenings are also required. I think the info for them can be found at the link in...
    May 16, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Does Anybody Know...
    Here is an immunization schedule from NC Dept of Health and Human Services: http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/docs/immunize.htm Not sure about current newborn screenings, but I'll see if Ican find...
    May 16, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Steer clear of this company!!
    Thank you for posting about this persons business practices. Sorry that you had that problem. I can't believe the response that you received. I won't be surprised when this so-called business folds,...
    May 16, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I passed 2nd semester!
    Keep up the great work!
    May 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Future Nurses - Are You Lost?
    Back when I started my pre-reqs I took a medical terminology class just to get a head start. There is a lot of memorization required, but it was definately worth it! The rest will come in time!
    May 14, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Test question help
    Good points from both sides, but I would have chosen B because she does not state what type of pain. Maybe it is emotional pain, not physical pain. Oh, I'm SO glad I'm done with these types of...
    May 7, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. WWII Nurses made of Tuff Stuff
    Ok, here are some old movies about WWII nurses, but they are not all historically accurate: Cry Havoc 1943 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - An ensemble movie about Army women living in underground barracks...
    May 3, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Congratulations Graduates!!
    Thank you! That really makes me feel good! And congrats to all other grads!
    May 3, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I lost my car then my home
    ((((Gordi)))) I'm so sorry. It sounds like you have been having a rough time. How much longer do you have until you graduate? Have you applied for financial aid, scholarships, and/or student...
    May 2, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Complaints against a school
    Babs, I just got a chance to sit down and read this whole thread, and just wanted to say I'm sorry for what your hubby went through. I hope he is able to follow up with the attorney to at least bring...
    May 2, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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