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  1. Sometimes it's hard to tell a drug seeker from a patient in pain.
    Honestly, I don't care to give them their pills either. It's the manipulation you have to deal with leading up to their med time that drives me nuts! They always have that behavior, never fail. ...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Sometimes it's hard to tell a drug seeker from a patient in pain.
    I told yall about my husband because I did see some talking about how patients were sleeping. that was all. How he was treated is for another thread someday. But it was one of the reasons i...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Sometimes it's hard to tell a drug seeker from a patient in pain.
    I also want to say something but am NOT preaching or trying to ruin a vent thread, k? I have posted about this before I think. My first husband lived in horrible pain. He had porphyria and...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Sometimes it's hard to tell a drug seeker from a patient in pain.
    I always just give what is ordered. I'm so tired of drug seekers too. The patients in LTC are getting younger and younger. When we see a young person (40s, 50s) on the admit list, we all dread it...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Sometimes it's hard to tell a drug seeker from a patient in pain.
    No, there is not a difference. I am a drug addict in recovery, almost 8 years now. I also suffer from chronic back pain that is, at time, almost crippling. I have struggled, with my doctor, to...
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurse fired over treating Muslim women
    I don't understand the line that said he was fired because the Muslim men didn't approve. What muslim men and since when could a nurse be fired for something like that? I'm looking forward to...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Ok people, face facts:  Staffing in LTC is always going to be outrageous!
    great replies guys, thanks!
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Ok people, face facts:  Staffing in LTC is always going to be outrageous!
    I'm kind of shy :p
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Ok people, face facts:  Staffing in LTC is always going to be outrageous!
    All these threads about staffing ratios are driving me nuts! I have worked LTC for 16 years now. Staffing is what it is people. It is not going to change or get better. It is what it is. The...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. New Nurse and I dont think dialysis is for me  HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    did you think all the extra "!" would help us answer this?
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How do I get back up on my feet
    How do you help yourself? Just do it. Stop wallowing in self pity and put one foot in front of the other. Not to be crash but how are we supposed to know how to help you if you can't help...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If I see one more post titled....
    I'm staging a site wide intervention for you people. Your cowbell addiction is taking over!
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. If I see one more post titled....
    I would go with the pink ones. The purple ones kinda make your butt look big, becky:smokin:
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Advice to the LTC nurse...
    Ooh this list is great! I am so stealing it. Thanks again!
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Advice to the LTC nurse...
    We have no choice about our "handwritten" orders. Although hospitals are completely online, SNFs are not. When we get an admission, the entire process much be handwritten by us. A normal SNF admit...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Advice to the LTC nurse...
    Thank you guys so much for all the replies! I have shared much of this with my coworkers. I think we are doing a much better job. As for the poster that stated something about us sending dying,...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. What is the dumbest order you ever read?
    Stat Banana.
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Doctors Sue Washington State Over ER Limits
    I think that it would be very cost effective if the decision were made after triage as to whether emergent care was needed or not. Emergent care decisions should be made by the medical professional...
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Doctors Sue Washington State Over ER Limits
    Why can't they do what the rest of us do...go to the office or clinic during business hours unless it is a true emergency? Why should hospitals have to provide 24/7 clinics for people who have the...
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Doctors call for pullback on narcotics for chronic pain
    I'm a drug addict in recovery almost 8 years that lives with chronic back pain. I've had 2 injuries at work that have resulted in lumbar stenosis, herniated discs x 3. Physically, I am a mess. ...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Clinic Stops Prescribing Xanax
    They are only replacing one benzo with another. As a recovering drug addict I can personally tell you that clonazepam gets you just as high. I don't understand them doing this.
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Five sue over nursing-school ouster
    It's always somebody else's fault huh.
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. What reason is used for call offs!
    I just wish it was a joke. I really did dry my cat in the dryer. Not on purpose but still he got in there. I was doing laundry and how he did it I will never know, but he jumped in the dryer...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What reason is used for call offs!
    During nursing school I called in once because i had dried my cat in the dryer the night before and had to take him to the vet. My instructor was like "you did WHAT?". I don't think they believed...
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Family members that follow you
    :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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