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  1. Advice needed...how to survive the night shift commute...literally.
    I have read this whole thread and have resisted jumping in. Back in the 90's, a nurse I worked with had problems with driving home sleepy. She was a single mother with two children and worked...
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. "I am sorry - I refuse to float to Peds!"
    So you would talk to a family about not having peds experience? Have you ever gotten in trouble from admin. about it?
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. "I am sorry - I refuse to float to Peds!"
    I am guessing you couldn't use as a defense (if something terrible happened) that you were floated to an unfamiliar unit. I am still amazed that hospitals are willing to expose their staff and...
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Breastfeeding support by HCPs
    DebblesRN: Thank you so much for addressing the visitor situation. Really, that is the big problem that I see consistently. Number two would be lack of staffing/time. I wish I had a...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Nurses, are you glad that Obamas Healthcare Bill Passed?
    If these problems occur (and I think they will), who will we complain to? We won't be able to complain to the government. Who regulates, oversees, or disciplines the federal government?
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Who does this stuff?  Really, you can't make it up!
    So this pt will probably be going home soon? How will the family deal with her care at home? (When she falls because they get her up.) When she becomes injured at home/or needs to be readmitted due...
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Interesting morning....
    "They can make immunizations from these donors." Please tell me more about that.
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Who does this stuff?  Really, you can't make it up!
    How about restraints for the family members! Geez! They are interferring with the pt's plan of care and with hospital policies, they need to go.
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. DEA To Loosen Nursing Home Pain Meds Restrictions
    Right on! I think family members need to know about this problem too. Then maybe there will be changes made. The media would also be a good way to get the word out.
    Apr 8, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. NYC Hospitals Named In Lawsuit Regarding UnPaid Overtime
    Please let us know if you do this and what the response is. Thanks.
    Apr 5, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Caring nurse turned Raging *****
    What good advice. How can you find a "good doctor" to get your tyroid checked? At the practice I go to I can't even get to see the doctor. They will only let you see PA's unless you are dying. ...
    Apr 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Advice?My sons friend is acting strange.
    Could the father somehow be the cause of the boy's problem? The father doesn't want the boy to say anything or anything be discovered by a Dr.? Possibility of drug use? Or, Dad could just...
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Studies indicate intense treatment does not help diabetics
    Basal cell carcinoma (a type of skin cancer). Don't hold me to this, but this is the cancer I think some researchers have linked to statin use. I am not too computer literate. Maybe some of you...
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. rotator cuff surgery
    Anyone care to share how they injured their rotator cuff or did they just start to have symptoms (shoulder pain) that required a repair?
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Studies indicate intense treatment does not help diabetics
    What kind of cancer did the article mention? (If you can remember).
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. I'm a pregnant postpartum nurse . . .
    You are right. You need to stay away from those boards. It will just drive you crazy. Those people usually don't know what they are talking about so you won't be able to change their minds....
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The Hazards of Bed Rails
    There is a high likelyhood that I will have shoulder surgery next month. Can I BEG the PACU to PLEASE keep the siderails up for me? I don't want to fall out of the bed.
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. 15,000 S.F. workers face layoffs, shorter weeks
    I agree with treating people who are unconcious and bleeding in the ER. But how do we "make" (your word) people, including illegals, purchase health insurance when we can't even "make" them at least...
    Mar 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Man dies waiting for EMS
    I might have missed it, but what did the man die of? Has it been determined yet? I. like many of you, pay a boatload of taxes. With that, I expect at the bare minimum that roads be taken care...
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. The National Health Service - how do other countries provide care???
    As JoPACURN mentioned, she/we who work in the US Health Care System, have many concerns about being sued. If our US Health Care System becomes run by the Government, where will patients go to...
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Dysfunctional Hospital - Terrible Ethical Situation
    I am not very familiar with "Safe Harbor". How could our OP have initiated it to help her on that shift? Would it have helped her and her pts. enough, and in a timely manner? How could she...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Tylenol for newborn fever?
    That's great. Every unit that I have ever worked on seemed so h... bent on getting the baby bathed in an hour. Another thought (please, I am NOT starting a debate), I wonder what effect...
    Feb 8, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. if employers cant ask about children during an interview
    What if you have a "gap" in your resume due to taking time out to stay home and raise your children? Any employer will understandably ask about such a gap in employment. How should you respond?
    Jan 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Woman Calls C-Section "Rape"
    I am so sorry for all that you have been through in your life. You have mentioned much about your plans for your next birth. PLEASE, prayerfully consider not getting pregnant again until you are...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Thoughts on escorting patients to smoke
    Can a security guard escort and observe these pts smoking? Does the policy require that only a nurse can watch the pts smoking? If so, that is silly and can/should be changed. I say let them...
    Jan 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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