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  1. 24 Things ER Nurses Know All Too Well
    Don't beat the sh#* out of each other just to come to the ER to obtain pain meds.
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. 24 Things ER Nurses Know All Too Well
    Michael, Well said.
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. 24 Things ER Nurses Know All Too Well
    Hearts Open Wide, You better believe it honey! Walk a mile in my sore, edematous, feet, in my shoes!!!!!!!!!
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. 24 Things ER Nurses Know All Too Well
    bds165, Good luck with your nursing career, cops and er nurses often have a symbiotic relationship. We know how cops deal with the stress as we do...with humor. If you can't see the humor in it it...
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. 24 Things ER Nurses Know All Too Well
    Shystudent, I do think that the triage nurse should have taken your sons o2Sat before sending you back to waiting room. It is not that hard to grab a pulse oz and take it while you look-see a pt in...
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Any entreprenurial nurses out there?
    As posted previously, what are your thoughts as mentioned? beccarner
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  7. My new "Urgent Care" job is like ER lite--anyone with the same experience?
    Very glad to hear it, thanks!
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Any entreprenurial nurses out there?
    Barbara, I do agree. I did stumbleupon this book. Building Moral Intelligence. Haven't read it yet but I think the subject is just what I am concerned with. I just feel things are not like they were...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  9. My new "Urgent Care" job is like ER lite--anyone with the same experience?
    Penneyg, Here's hoping if you get a chest pain complaint that before truck gets there you are allowed to put pt on monitor, assess if vf, defib if neccessary, O2 pt, get a line, administer asa, and...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. I cant start IV's!
    Dear SecondGen, Read previous post. One trick, if you can't totally palpate a great big vein in AC.. Use a hand blood pressure cuff, pump it up to about 200 and leave it there. If not there go to...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. My new "Urgent Care" job is like ER lite--anyone with the same experience?
    Not to mention in a small rural hospital, we also, put orders in computer, start IV's, draw blood, mop floor, order tray's for IDDM pt's, if no cafateria open, nuke tv dinner. Clean-up various...
    Mar 30, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. A simple question for ER Nurses
    Oh! and JBudd, Don't forget rural ER nurses also, clean up "upchuck", mop floor, clean up urine, feces or anyother fluid that is excreted by patients. Put own orders into computer, help radiology to...
    Mar 30, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Any entreprenurial nurses out there?
    Barbara, I am working in ER and see sooo many folks on drugs, and soo many teens that are not supervised by parents. Teen pregnancy. How could I become independant and go out and speak to folks...
    Mar 30, '09
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  14. Do most OR's use scrub tech's?
    I will have you all know that I also formally trained for my role as a Surgical Technologist back in 1970, and did clincals also. Since all I did was scrub I got very, very good at it!! Am now an RN...
    Mar 12, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Do most OR's use scrub tech's?
    The Surgical Technologist role came about during wwII when nurses were overseas. Didn't need to learn how to care for pt's on the floor. Started with student nurses at first. Evolved with todays...
    Mar 12, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. warm saline/water
    Surgnurse1, I did just that..I wrote to JCHO and the response I got was to follow manufacturers recommendation on temperature for warmers. I think where we keep iv fluids we also keep blankets for I...
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Average hourly pay for per diem agency RN?
    Supplemental is a travel company and i worked for them and was very pleased.
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  18. warm saline/water
    What temperature do you keep your IV solutions? Is my hospital going to be sited by jch if our IV solutions are never discarded until they are used??
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. Need ER nurses' input
    If I can be of any other assistane to your report you may email me at beccarner@yahoo.com
    Feb 21, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. 24 Things ER Nurses Know All Too Well
    Hey I have learned alot of useful information on this thread. My favorate are: Incarceritis for a inmate whom is trying to get out of jail time. Pseudo seizure cure of amonia crusher for some folks...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Rules for the ER (long)
    Man I love that INCARCERITIS can I use that?
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. 24 Things ER Nurses Know All Too Well
    This is the best thread ever... Venting feels soo good. You can't make it up. If you are a nurse and you bring your family in to ER, don't unhook the monitor and unlock the break and start out...
    Feb 18, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. I cant start IV's!
    I have a trick. If you first get a flash and your angiocath will not advance then, take the needle out leaving the plastic sheath in and slowly pull out until blood drops out of the end, then slowly...
    Feb 18, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Tales From Behind The Mask - OR Nursing How-To
    AGDMARIE, It is crazy for your institution to think that you should have med/surg experience before you can work in the OR! These two places are differant as night and day. The only similarities are...
    Jan 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Reducing misuse of Emergency Departments!
    OK! What to do about these issues? We need to all band together and present the issues to our representatives so he/she can pass on the the new head of Healthcare chosen by president elect Obama,...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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