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  1. When will "IT" click?!?
    Ask yourself these questions...Are they breathing? Is there any reason to believe they won't be soon? Are they pink, warm, and dry? Are they bleeding massively? Do they have bones protruding from...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Pregnant ED RN--Is this discrimination or is it fair? Please weigh in.
    Though he is right that there is no light duty in the ER, there should be something called teamwork. Used to be if health workers were pregnant, they were placed on light duty--no lifting over 30...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. What do you think?  Honestly
    I can't imagine that anyone would give you a hard time if you can do your job....but do be prepared if you have to counsel a pt to lose weight to help their condition. We have a couple large docs and...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Triage complaints- the good, the bad, and the shocking.
    Phone triage--- "My girlfriend is bleeding!" "How much is she bleeding?" "I don't know, a lot!!' "Where is she bleeding from?" ".......uh......you know." "No, sir, I don't know. You need to...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. I'm fairly certain ER nursing will make me quit nursing in general.
    Don't let arrogant people destroy your potential career. I'm a new grad RN, many years experience as a CNA, and I'm 35, so some life experience. Still on orientation for my first job in ER. I think...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Whats your biggest pet peeve working in the ED?
    The 10/10 abd pain while playing Solitaire on cell...the woman bringing her kid in for a pillow line on her face, asking for a 3 day excuse from work.....the guy telling you to push the Fentanyl...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. ER RN's with anxiety disorders?
    You are definitely not the only one. Every nurse I've talked to is on an SSRI, benzo, sleep pill. I have panic w/agoraphobia. No problems on the floor, but sit me in a classroom or meeting and I have...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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