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  1. Are You Using the Right Mask?
    I work in a 1200 bed, level one trauma, teaching facility. We were told that all influenza A cases this year are turning out to be H1N1 by CDC reports from last week. As of last week we have stopped...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  2. Coumadin vs. Lovenox after joint replacement
    In the past couple of years the AAOS have determined that Coumadin was a little overkill. So our facility switched to EC ASA 325mg BID. We have seen a few more patients with DVT and PE. We have...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  3. In need of Advice
    Coco, Why did you choose nursing in the beginning? Maybe you can revisit what sparked your interest to begin with. You are very young and have your entire future ahead of you. We call it LPNs...
    Jul 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Uniform Question For Seasoned Nurses...
    Ohhhhh no! I would never go back!! lol Imagine all the things we do as nurses now that doctors or orderlys did back then. I encourage anyone with the interest of knowing what the nursing cap was...
    Jul 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Flamed during report.
    i am a charge nurse on a very busy ortho unit. we have 8 to 18 surgeries a day. our average length of stay is 2-3 days. we never have more than 6 nurses on our unit. the only time i will ever ask a...
    Jul 18, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  6. I just applied for an ortho position...
    DeLana Hi, just checking to see how your orientation is going. I was wondering how you were doing with the 1:6 ratio. I currently am a Charge nurse on a 25 bed unit. 90% if the time I am a free...
    Jul 18, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  7. ONC
    ONC
    Hi there! I was just wondering how many Active ortho nurses we have here and if any had their ONC? :D
    Jul 18, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing


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