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  1. Holding patients and visitors accountable for their actions
    Hi Silverdragon No, it shouldn't, but I have several colleagues who have either changed to community nursing, retired early or gone off sick with stress because of this issue. One good friend of...
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Funny things patients say !
    I was once taking care of a little old lady with dementia, who was absolutely convinced that one of our male nurses on the unit was Frank Sinatra. (He looked nothing like him, just to clarify) ...
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Holding patients and visitors accountable for their actions
    We have exactly the same issues here in the UK, with the 'customer is always right' mentality, to the extent that some days I feel like I am working in a hotel. Patients can be (and frequently are)...
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Visitors chasing you down the hallway....
    I had a 15 year old patient on the High Dependency floor I used to work on, who was admitted with pneumonia. He had severe asthma and once, during a pretty bad attack, I was trying to treat him...
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. University Interview
    Hi! Yes, you could well be asked questions about ward scenarios, I was in my interview for the degree course at Manchester. I was asked what I would do in various situations, but they were...
    Jan 26, '11
    Forum: International Nursing


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