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  1. Burrow's Solution
    back in the olden days (1980's). it was used much like saline is used today. it was used to cleanse and used as wet to dry treatments and to soak wounds like a foot bath or and hand bath or in one...
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Is it true LPN's are being phased out?
    PS if you want to work in a hospital you have to try more rural areas,of nys
    May 24, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Is it true LPN's are being phased out?
    Then either try working with an agency or try a assisted living or nursing homes, believe me I have trained more young nurses to move on to better things, and you can do as I did and get a New Jersey...
    May 24, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Scrubs for us big-chested gals?!
    peaches does a nice job in uniforms for us full figured women.
    May 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. Is it true LPN's are being phased out?
    I have been a LPN for almost 30 years and although the job market has been tight in the new york metro area because of some hospital closings i have always had at least part time employment. the...
    May 8, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Elders Say the Darnedest Things!
    I had a dear little happily confused lady, my Ruthie planned the most fantastic parties, I have ever heard. I really would have loved to attend one if they were real.:yeah: She spoke with her...
    Aug 3, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Study: No Link Between Autism, Vaccines
    I personally don't think vaccines cause autism, but i also think we put too many vaccines together and inoculate too closely together, I think parents should have a say in when and how to vaccinate...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Study: No Link Between Autism, Vaccines
    I personally Think it has more to due with the exposure to chemical we get and genetics, My son is autistic, as is a cousin and and a 2nd cousin. they are varying degree of spectrum. my son the...
    Jan 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. STD rates higher than ever
    I agree that our children's exposure to casual sex on tv on a daily basis is problematic, and teaching your children that sex should be saved until marriage is admirable. I'm not advocating ...
    Jan 19, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. STD rates higher than ever
    std are a issue that has been out there for years. i remember planned parenthood before the wonderful regan days and the first of many budget cuts. when just say no and abstinence were going to save...
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Cultural issues between Filipino and American Nurses
    My experience with Filipino nurses started some 30 years ago. They have always been smart, well educated, hardworking and just like most of the nurses I have worked with over the years some you get...
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Students with Disabilities
    there are many types of nurses and nursing, and this student probably has more upper body strength than your average student, Beds today lower down very low and as long as she can reach around to...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. The Mystery of the Denture Bandit(s)
    oh man that is vile.:eek: guess that is why dental was added to our health plans. that is soooo nasty.:no: I gag taking out some ones dentures to clean them let alone take them home to try them...
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The most beautiful curls I'd ever seen
    kudos's and accolades to you and anyone else who works in peds this is a field i could never handle. i'll stick with geriatrics, i will always remember fondly the nurses that were there for the...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The Patient I Failed
    sweet heart you did not fail her. her children did her doctor did but you served her in dignity. And as much as it breaks your heart that we are not listening to her requests that are written...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Is your facility warning staff for overtime, for missing lunch breaks or other?
    Oh and ps my excessive over time is anywhere from 10 to 15 minutes it is on occasion an hour but usually includes verbal orders from doctor's who are passing through and gave them to you because ...
    Jul 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Is your facility warning staff for overtime, for missing lunch breaks or other?
    i found the fastest way to stop the Memo's is to act like they do not bother you. My Don asked me last week if i was sick of being constantly written up for my excessive over time, i answered not...
    Jul 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The Beautiful Hospital
    :rolleyes: it must be nice to be a tv nurse with lunch and coffee breaks, and time to go to the bathroom and make out with handsome doctors, who treat you with respect:bowingpur and back you up with...
    Jul 20, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Black Nurses earn less than whites
    I believe in order to start to erase racism, we have to start with our kids and our own attitudes, race should be removed from all forms, If it doesn't matter then it should not matter on paper,...
    Jul 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Iffy practices at my new job...
    I hate to be a kill joy, but unless you change the times on the orders and mar, if you get caught giving the meds to suite your schedule you are risking your license, you have a window in which to...
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Advice about wheelchair cushion to prevent lateral leaning
    I too have to agree with cape cod, they work but you have to watch the pressure points. if they are too low in the chair they cause a wind swept positioning of the legs not a good thing either.
    Apr 7, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. "New Nurses's Don't Know Anything."
    I have been a nurse for 28 years and the mom of a handicapped children for 21 and 17, and have been the care taker of a retarded relative since we started school together in 1965 my aunt held him...
    Apr 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Looking to relocate son with developmental disabilities
    jayhawk i feel and understand your fustration, i'm building my own group home for my son outside of cooperstown new york, he is 17 he has laurence moon bardet biedle syndrome with autistic...
    Mar 28, '08
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  24. Having the "Right to Fall"
    They may require a physical and may have a uti, but what happens when there is nothing other than dementia. I have a lovely little fresh lady {she is rude to the point of being humorous, the filter...
    Mar 20, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Pornographic movies
    I realize this is an older post, however the lewd behavior is to be documented and care planned. A " family meeting" with the resident, administration, nursing and social services and set up...
    Mar 8, '08
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant