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  1. Do you accept tips?
    Good heavens, NO!! Altho I have a couple of special Christmas ornaments that were given to me by patients - and food is always appreciated!:)
    Aug 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I think I crossed the line
    Ah, beachbum! Bless your heart! Just reading your post makes me SO glad I'm retired and away from all that! Yes, the techs need to communicate with you! You are rightly annoyed! Altho you'll...
    Aug 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Hospitals try to calm doctors' outbursts
    At the hospital where I spent most of my career, they had a VP in charge of disciplining doctors that got out of hand. I remember one doc had to take anger management classes or lose his...
    Aug 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Immigrants Sedated Without Medical Reasons.
    I wonder if it's possible that this story, as many are, is slanted toward it's shock value?:uhoh3: Just because it's the Post doesn't make it necessarily the truth.
    May 17, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. I finally did it!!!!!!!
    Gosh, it seems like forever since I went thru all that. Good luck, and congratulations.:yeah::yeah:
    May 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. grrrr
    Chart, chart, chart - exactly what they said, what you said, and how they responded!!
    Apr 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Entire ER crew will go to mandatory retreat
    Thank you, thank you, thank you!:):) It seems to me that it's like 'adults' deciding what's best for the 'children'!:rolleyes: I consider a job, my 'work', not my 'life'. When I'm done, I'm outa...
    Apr 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Anybody else work with a "super nurse?"
    I know what you mean!! :chuckle I've worked with some women I wished I could clone and pull out of my pocket during frantic or doubtful times. This one gal especially, always knew exactly what to do...
    Apr 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Things patients have taught me NOT to do...
    This reminded me of the time we had a frequent flyer in our psych dept. come in and want a bed. He was generally admitted for ETOH abuse - and for once he wasn't drunk - so they told him they...
    Apr 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Americans With Disabilities Act
    Exactly! I found everything I needed. I even discovered things I would never thought the hospital had. The problem is the lack of staffs' knowledge about where everything is located. It's a bit...
    Apr 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Americans With Disabilities Act
    I wouldn't think so, but who knows?
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Co-workers who think out loud at the nursing station
    It IS maddening!! :bugeyes: I used to work with two of them at noc that used to talk to themselves and I had to learn to tune them out or go nuts. Then when they'd try to talk to me - and I wouldn't...
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Americans With Disabilities Act
    Olli - that's very nice of you, but what you aren't getting is that unless I'm being admitted during some emergency, I should already have those things available and should bring them with me. The...
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Wouldn't that be considered abandonment?? Call social services!!:madface:
    Apr 4, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Americans With Disabilities Act
    Olli - I am also now disabiled, and covered under the ADA. I would ideally need special weighted silverware, and special weights around my hands for when I eat. Also a special cup for when I drink...
    Apr 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    I would guess that you don't completely understand addiction then.
    Mar 30, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Patients who are too lazy to open their own splenda packets
    And do you simply TELL THEM that you flunked those classes in nursing school, then go about your business? If they 'complained' to me I would.
    Mar 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. racist comment
    Well, Jessie, in the little time she had with them, she wasn't going to change their whole outlook, and maybe all she would accomplish would be to be stressed and upset about it if she chose to...
    Mar 26, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. What freaks you out?
    Black heads!! I don't want to look at them, touch them, and I certainly won't squeeze them. :no: Other than that, as long as I have gloves on, I'm impervious!
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Patients who don't use their call light....
    Oh, geez, that's nasty!! :bugeyes::bugeyes:
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. racist comment
    Ah, leslie, leave it to you to find the song!!:yeah::yeah:
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Hospital says Neigh to Horse visitation
    I believe that it's OK to bring in a nice LITTLE well behaved pet - but what if someone's favorite animal is an elephant. Trying to bring a horse into a hospital? C'mon!! Who's going to clean up...
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Half of U.S. Nurses Bullied on the Job
    I agree oramar - physicians would be at the bottom of my list. By the way - I miss your dancing chicken (pout) altho I did worry about his little feet!:wink2:
    Mar 25, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. racist comment
    Then leslie, what we all have to do is work around it, until it no longer matters! I can think of a couple of black doctors that I know - I would bet in their earlier years they had to put up with...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. racist comment
    Leslie - it's the 21st century!! It's time for it to stop. The color of a person's skin is just that - a COLOR! My husband and I both are considered 'white' but his skin is much darker than mine -...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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