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  1. CNA'S suffer second hand smoke
    I think the hospital should make the pt buy their own electric cigarettes that have nicotine in them, but that don't harm others around them and insist this is what the patient must use while there....
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Exposed to flesh eating bacteria, scared
    I worked for a wound doctor who used to not wash his hands and put his hand on a bloody wound in an HIV pt, without gloves, then picked up the chart and went into the next room to see another...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Would you report this?
    Stealing a life seems just as important.
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Would you report this?
    I set up a patient on Oxygen. There are 5 young adults who take care of the "grams" while the daughter works. When I went out there to set up a cpap last Monday, I instructed the family to smoke...
    Apr 17, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Leave it to a holistic nurse I know to remove moles naturally...
    I think this is the same paste as the itworkspaste which i tried recently and works like they say. it took my non cancerous mole off my arm. The scar is barely there now. great product!
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  6. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    Here is a great reminder of how we can educate families about the toxic effects of cig smoke and how to prevent it: http://www.yourhealthdetective.com/2010/06/new-post4.html Third-hand Smoke --...
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. CNA'S suffer second hand smoke
    Have you heard of third-hand-smoke? If they bring it back on their clothing, we are exposed!!! Polonium is a rare, radioactive element and polonium-210 is its most common form. Polonium strongly...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. CNA'S suffer second hand smoke
    If the owner of a facility doesn't want smoke in or near their building, they should have the right to choose that as well!
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. needlestick from hep c and HIV + patient
    I am praying for you guys right now who have stuck yourself. The more you talk about it , the better. Please keep us updated.
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Do you pay more for health care than you get back?
    I am so sorry to about your husband and glad it helped. I agree diet isn't a magic bullet, but getting healthier has probably saved me $10,000 because I was on several meds and was having test...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    I was a foster parent for years, but no group home experience.
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    I am sorry if I did not respond earlier. I really do appreciate your response and when you say report to social work do you mean CPS?
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    thank you for your honesty. how does it make you feel to know your children don't like the smell and that you are not sure if you are harming them by third hand smoke or not?
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    Really...after all of the "education" I am reading that smoking is on the rise nationwide for high schoolers http://www.whec.com/news/stories/S2001749.shtml?cat=565 Let me ask you a couple of...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    I was making a point that both can cause mind altering:uhoh3:
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    Me too!
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Do you pay more for health care than you get back?
    When I left my last job, the cobra payment for my family and I would have been $900.00/month. We declined and took our health into our own hands. We started walking everyday, cut out sugar, salt...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    My children hate cigarettes with a passion. They are the apple of my eye...I don't know what your point is, but if it makes you feel better...have at it! I don't think drinking beer equates to...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    The studies would disagree and say that a home or building where there is second hand smoke can cause death too....so I hope that you would seriously reconsider so that you may better educate your...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    someone asked me that. Yes, my husband and I (married 28 years) have two grown children who don't smoke, get drunk, do drugs, and are not obese.:)...thank God!
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    drinking does the same. i dislike both!:d
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    It's actually the surgeons general warning that thinks a parents second hand smoke can cause death, I didn't come up with that one. I just know I couldn't breath. Again...heck no, I wouldn't want...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    Let me ask you the same question. Is there anything serious enough you would report? Would you report a child whom you saw getting beat in a window to the point you saw harm? Your example of...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    How did any new law start??? They start with a passion. Mother's against drunk drivers is one example I can think of. Your example of "how do you know they won't..." obviously you can't save the...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Should second-hand smoke be illegal in a home with children?
    And if you were one of the unlucky parents who smoked in the same home and caused SIDS to your child I wonder if you would re-word your last sentence.
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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