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  1. Antivirals for genital herpes
    I believe the answer would be C. Decrease in white count. The others are all symptom related and may not be related to the working of the antiviral med. However if its working it should decrease...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Predrawing insulin in LTC
    I recently viewed a debate with another nurse at my workplace about whether the practice of predrawing certain insulins and tagging the syringes with a resident's name prior to a busy med pass was...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. The evolution of a new policy in healthcare organzations
    Thanks mindlor. I wish I had been AS wise 3 years ago when I first graduated, before splurging on a new car (which, by the way, the dealership reamed me on) and a bike. But you live, you learn. ...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The evolution of a new policy in healthcare organzations
    Well, it's tricky though not necessarily that difficult if you can live within your means. I have no kids so that I imagine is a bigtime start lol. In my case I'm close to being paycheck to...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. The evolution of a new policy in healthcare organzations
    Welcome to the real world soldier. I can't WAIT until the day that I am financially secure, because I will be one hornery bastard about certain administrative and bureaucratic practices in...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. i cursed somebody at work, somebody overheard and filed a complaint. what can i do?
    All of these people are correct, that's ********. And yeah whoever that "employee" is needs to mind his/her own business and GET A LIFE! Have more confidence and stand up for yourself, for what you...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I'm not 'getting' this. Should I be RN?
    Good advice from Beast master. I'm not fit to judge who is right and who is wrong as far as whatever disputes you have had, as I don't know the absolute circumstances surrounding them. However...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Fox reports on shortage and legislation to bring in foreign nurses
    I actually did a term paper on the nursing shortage during my final semester of my RN program and this hiring of foreign nurses was one aspect of it. This trend is very bad for several reasons: 1. ...
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Humidity and Infection Control
    In what way does humidity generally affect infection control and pathogen transmission during these colder months? I ask because in my nursing home the management has recently banned the use of...
    Dec 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. NLN scores for NHCTC-Stratham?
    Hi Jennifer, nice to meet you. I graduated from NHCTC-Stratham last year. It's true that your composite score is more important than your individual marks. The vast majority of the students who...
    Apr 29, '08
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  11. How many liters of O2 can a patient with COPD be on
    Good point. And in my case, I work in a nursing home. There aren't doctor's around every corner in long-term care, and they can be difficult to reach in general. You also aren't going to be getting...
    Oct 27, '07
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  12. How many liters of O2 can a patient with COPD be on
    LOL...good info. I actually looked in my medical surgical nursing book beforehand (smeltzer and bare, copyright 2004) and read the pertinent information, but the info was rather generic and it didn't...
    Oct 27, '07
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  13. How many liters of O2 can a patient with COPD be on
    I recall being told by an instructor during my nursing clinicals that a patient can be on up to 4L of O2 but no more due to the retention of CO2 and loss of respiratory drive if they have COPD. A...
    Oct 27, '07
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing


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