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  1. Caught stealing drugs
    yep.......i was caught in a routine pharmacy audit. my coworkers were stunned.
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. parents please talk to your teens
    A lay person has a sat monitor?
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. She called me about everything else!!!
    She's got a niece staying with her. This time I directed my instructions to her too, to make the pt call with any problems. Her insurance will not pay for an HHA, just nursing and PT. She doesn't...
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Selena
    No, she was pretty much dead when she got hit, there was nothing that would have saved her.
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Have a question..
    Doll's eyes?
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. parents please talk to your teens
    You have a sat monitor in your car? 22% is not compatible with life. I've worked ER 19 years and I have never seen a stomach pumped for alcohol. On the flip side, a few years ago there...
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Caught stealing drugs
    I was caught diverting. My drug of choice was codeine. Most people who divert PO stuff choose TyCos or Vicodin. People who divert injectables often go for Demerol and Morphine.
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. She called me about everything else!!!
    I'm developing ulcers and he calls it "interesting"...........
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Twas the night before NCLEX...
    No luck needed, you'll do it on your own merits!!! You can do this!
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Is there ANY department in nursing that I can avoid cleaning up poo?
    Unfortunately ERs have learned the hard way never to believe the pt until proven otherwise. We have seen way too many Immaculate Conceptions. Any female on her menses is considered pregnant until...
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. And today's specials are...
    I fell into the ER by chance and stayed there for 19 years, before jumping ship and going into home health. I loved the ER and love home health.
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. She called me about everything else!!!
    just wait till you've been a nurse for a while, you'll be talking about spaghetti while dealing with bloody traumas!
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I was slapped by a doctor!
    Doesn't matter where he's from, if he's practiced in the US for any length of time then he should know that we hold a dim view of slapping anyone, no matter who it is. He needs to learn right quick...
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. She called me about everything else!!!
    ............
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. caring for nephrostomy bags when patient is sleeping
    Contact the company that supplies the bags, they may know of a support group in your area. No special clothing, sorry, the only thing I can think of is wrapping gauze or a piece of material...
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I was slapped by a doctor!
    Call the cops and file an assault report. Then file a complaint with the hospital for assault and let it be known that this will not be tolerated. Fill out an employee injury report......yes, I know...
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Drinking while breastfeeding?
    I'm sorry, I do not consider 2 drinks a day (I'm assuming every day?) to be "moderate".
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Do nurses get mad when..
    Only when they get in the way or disturb the roomie
    Jun 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. terminated over the phone
    Once you are no longer employed you do not have a right to the charts anymore. As for your employee file, you do have a right to see everything in there. Go for it. I was once falsely accused of...
    Jun 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Terminally ill hearing music??
    Expect the end to come soon, if it hasn't already. What a beautiful way to leave this Earth!
    Jun 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Would you do it?
    If the pt or family finds out and raises a stink, the supe will be the one with her patootie in the hot water tank, not you.
    Jun 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Skilled Nurse Visits
    Visits can be anywhere from 20 minutes on, depending on what you're doing. I expect my field staff to call me whenever anything is out of range and tell me what they did about it. They're very good...
    Jun 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Skilled Nurse Visits
    I do in home health. Is that what you mean?
    Jun 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nasty co-workers??
    Most nurses are not like this but those few can make a work environment downright uncomfortable. I have been very lucky in that the unpleasant nurses have been few and far between in my career, but...
    Jun 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Charting Issues that Really Bug Me!!!
    I'm sorry, I must be dense this morning........what's wrong with clear but diminished breath sounds? You don't hear rales, you don't hear rhonchi, you don't hear wheezing, but the bases are not...
    Jun 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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