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  1. PICC line blood draw
    Safety blood transfer device
    Nov 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What can you tolerate the least?
    Food vomit. Any other kind is okay. Funky dentures. (Really dentures in general) Stinky feet, especially if they have thick, horribly long toenails that need a grinder to cut.
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Danskos
    My Danskos were tight. Put on a thick pair of socks, put on the shoes and use the hair dryer across the band. It stretched it just enough. Walk around in them while they are still warm.
    Nov 2
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. Brittany Maynard has died
    Thanks for posting the link.
    Nov 2
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Brittany Maynard has died
    There is an article on time.com. Seems she did keep her original date to take the lethal dose of Meds. I hope she and her family are at peace. (So for no link, posting from phone)
    Nov 2
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Best most comfy and durable scrub pants
    Wink 4 way stretch.
    Nov 1
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. Drink or Shake during work
    Eas in cafe caramel is one of my faves. Gnc has 25gm powder to mix with water. They taste pretty good, but they are a little frothy.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. The flu vaccine & GBS
    My mother had GBS in 1986, (had not had flu vax) as she got "older" (she died in 2/14 at the age of 53.) she never received any flu vax after GBS. Just didn't seem wise... As for me, I still get...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. How do I report fraud and neglect?
    I agree with Meanmaryjane. If you accepted government funds from having extra hours tacked on to your pay, you benefitted from the fraud. She's definitely not the first parent to take care of her...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Do you have a process if you disagree with discharge of a patient?
    Good job!
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Do you have a process if you disagree with discharge of a patient?
    Way to go! That was pt advocacy at its finest. I would have incident reported about the physician.
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Missing my partner  :*(
    So sorry for your loss. Please talk to a grief or bereavement counselor. Many hospices offer this service even though your partner was not on their service. Take your time and take care of yourself...
    Mar 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. Cultural/Spiritual Assessments
    "Are there any cultural or spiritual practices we need to be aware of, such as no blood products, no male caregivers,head coverings?"
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. My Poor Legs!
    Thank you. I was concerned about that is why I haven't tried them.
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  15. My Poor Legs!
    I've seen these recently and wondered if you would end up with increased edema since they end above/at the ankle.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. time to step back
    I wanted to check in and see how the op is doing. My mother passed tonight. I'm ready to get back to work. I think this experience has helped me better understand the other side of the bed.
    Feb 18
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. time to step back
    I was actually coming to post something similar. Hugs to you and your husband. I have been a prn hospice nurse for about 8 months. I just brought my mother home with hospice for end stage COPD....
    Feb 6
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Relocating to the Nashville area in June 2014
    St. Thomas Rutherford recently changed its name from Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Ownership did not change, we had 4 hospitals with different names owned by the same parent. So, to show unity all...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  19. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    That it was started under the pretense of air transport for Jahi. People are still donating and the money is not going to what it was intended.
    Jan 27
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Start of Care/Admission Process Ideas
    We have usually 2 admission nurses. Many times the social worker or Chaplin meets the family & pt first to sign legals. Then the admit RN will assess the pt and family needs. The admit RN calls MD...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  21. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Yes, I am so happy you found us and share your expertise with us.
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Thanks for sharing your story, my condolences for your losses. The body knows when it no longer needs nutrition and the gut is one of the first things to shut down. My grandmother is EOL and has...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Now I have to figure out who to will my gold tooth to. Bet they won't get what I paid for it.
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    I too have wondered why the surgeon hasn't been drug through the mud
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    We have special probes for the forehead and another for the nose. I'm not really sure they'd work since there's no blood flow to her brain.
    Jan 16
    Forum: Nursing News


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