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  1. Immediate bedding
    We do it on nites where I work, I hate it, because I may not even know I have a pt in a room for 20 minutes if I'm busy elsewhere, but the chart says they were roomed at a certain time, and it ends...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Anyone in the ED used EPIC.  Go live soon in ED.
    Been using it for almost 2 years now, the transition will be a huge PIA. It's a good system, it's just so very different from anything else most people are doing. Things like the code or trauma...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. The Mockery of Nursing
    I always say I would make the ultimate sacrifice, and remarry if I could only find a man who had a playlist like mine....
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. The Mockery of Nursing
    well, seeing as how it was a 5 or 6 dollar bottle I've had since Xmas, I didn't want to waste the reindeer on guests or anything. Not like that stinkin' bottle of Freja (drink local) sitting in my...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. The Mockery of Nursing
    We can help your chicken. I'll get the bovie out and fry him right up.
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. The Mockery of Nursing
    Yeah, but I work nights too. And days. And mids. I am a dreaded VARIABLE RN. And I don't think it's freakin fair, cuz I have been a nurse for 23 years. Just cuz I just started in ER last year, I...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. The Mockery of Nursing
    Crap...are you telling me that my reply to rnbeauty was a wasted effort at reality confrontation because that poster was writing tongue in cheek? I wish I would have read this whole thread before I...
    Apr 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. What is it about turning 50 that makes you obsessed with your bowels?
    Ahhh yes, I recall the good 'ol days, when I was a "regular" young nurse working ortho and gen surgery floor. Everyday I asked myself- "Self, WTH is wrong with these people that had a BM last night...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The Mockery of Nursing
    What happens when stoma sex occurs with a nurse in scrubs???/ Stomites....
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I joined this site for positive inspiration
    i can only second what bostonterrierloverrn stated: "but, if your hearts really in it, i promise you that every minute of the battle fatigue, stress, fear, even panic sometimes, and the general...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The Mockery of Nursing
    Well, I've had to work for 2 days, and missed this til now, but hellzz yeah!!! I want me some Fomite Factory Scrubs, can you make them in poo brown/ bile green/blood red camo?
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Socializing after work in your scrubs
    I see you know my last blind date....
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. The Mockery of Nursing
    Pardon my interruption here, just performing a routine Fomite Inspection...carry on.
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. AV fistulas and lines.
    We will occasionally start a PIV in a fistula arm in the ED, but generally only after getting an OK from the nephrologist. And, it's always a very distal line, like hand/wrist. It's only meant as a...
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  15. Socializing after work in your scrubs
    Anyone who thinks I am gonna go home, change and clean up after I just ran my azz off for the last 12.5 hours all night before I stop at the grocery store on my way home is, IMO, only seeing half the...
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. The Mockery of Nursing
    Geez..can't even make a joke about Real Nurses not crying in a thread about nurses feeling harassed by older nurses without being harassed and corrected that yes, indeed, real nurses do too cry.. ...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Am I harrassed???
    Did my "wink" not show up?? Not a LITERAL statement here folks. Hence the wink.
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Am I harrassed???
    I am shocked- SHOCKED, I tell you- that the older nurse was Chinese. Because that has everything to do with why you're (OP) feeling harassed? Hmmm...the fact that you mentioned her nationality...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Giving narcotics to patients with no ride
    Majority of my pt.'s are homeless, and we send them out walking. Otherwise, the insured visitors generally have someone they can call, or we make them call a cab, or if we know they are driving we...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. The Mockery of Nursing
    I am so stealing this line.....and I'll use it too. :devil:
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Why did you want to become a nurse/ My Story/Rant
    You're still young, so I'm, not sure you really know exactly what you love. As far as nice house, car, paycheck etc...if that is why you think nursing is for you, DON'T do it. If you LOVE the...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Medication shortages?
    No IV Valium either, versed on limited list...Oy Vey. Interestingly, I got an email from Medscape today and they had about 6 articles, as well as Methotrexate shortage on MSNBC/national news. ...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Nursing Error
    The answer will be different from probably each and every nurse you ask. Heck, it could be different depending on the day you ask the same nurse. Too subjective to gather any quantifiable data...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. The Mockery of Nursing
    Bonus for working ER- hot EMT's and Police Officers....
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Stuck on Heart Failure questions
    Do your own homework. Sincerely, Mean Crusty Old Bat
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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