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  1. New to Infection control
    I am new to infection control nursing. When I asked about my job description they handed me their infection control policy book along with a prior list of infections from previous months and said if...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  2. Hospice
    Honestly I think hospice is a wonderful thing. If a patient is terminal you are NEVER going to cure them so why not make them as comfortable as possible?? Nurses in LTC facilities sometimes care...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. IM injections!
    I agree with using a shorter needle with very thin patients if they are available to you. I also believe that depo shots are given in the dorsogluteal area. There are some major nerves that run...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Can you prick a diabetic too hard?
    When I was a nursing student I also the same problem with one of the patients I was caring for and it did not help that his skin was thick like leather!! You will eventually get the feel for it...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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