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  1. What is the most incompetent thing you seen a fellow nurse do?
    If you use restraints you have to have a dr.s order, always. The order has to read the reason for the restraint, and that you loosen it Q 2 hrs and at meal times, and a restraint order is only good...
    Jun 15, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What do you do on your break at work?
    I agree IF YOU DON'T SMOKE-YOU DON'T GET A BREAK. Honestly, I think the smoker can get more accomplished, even though they spend less time on the floor working. In order to do this they have to...
    Jun 15, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. What is the most incompetent thing you seen a fellow nurse do?
    Many years ago when we used kangaroo pouches and didn't have infusion pumps, I witness an RN hang a bag, apparent forgot to check it. It went in a full drops per minute, the pt. aspirated and died. ...
    Jun 7, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Sore Feet & Ankles
    www.birkenstock.com type in search word Alpro 1 to 8 displayed 8 total items found Click on image for item details
    Jun 7, '02
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. most and least favorite DX to care for?
    :confused: I love ortho pts. what's wrong with a broken bone?
    Jun 7, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Sore Feet & Ankles
    Since I have had so many inquiries about my earlier entry about BIRKENSTOCK SHOES, the WHITE nursing shoes are called "ALPRO" YOUR FEET NEVER SWEAT!!! Try these: please call 1-800-247-5748 or ...
    Jun 7, '02
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. most and least favorite DX to care for?
    MOST FAVORITE DX: Alzheimers--they're either lovers or fighters, and can change day to day. They keep me on my toes physically, and mentally as well. Who couldn't love a geri pt. streaming by in a...
    Jun 7, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Pain meds for the addicted
    If the narcotic is ordered, and it is time, you have to give it, unless of course they are overly sedated, then they wouldn't be asking for it right? Unless laws have changed, we really do not have...
    May 31, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Sore Feet & Ankles
    First let me say I do not own stock in this company, I do not get referrals, I learned about this brand of shoe ($130.) from my rheumatologist--BIRKENSTOCK. They have about 7 styles of WHITE Nurse's...
    May 31, '02
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. If nursing caps looked decent, would you wear one?
    No, No, No and I mean No.
    May 31, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Why do we allow this?
    If they persist, keep a log of times, dates and what they say and report it up the chain. (As said by SmilingBluEyes) is the key. Keep your own personal log everyday on every incident worth noting,...
    May 22, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Why do we allow this?
    Most docsI have run across over 25 years of nursing have a GOD complex. THEY BELIEVE that they can heal and destroy, and some of them actually do believe and say they are God or "are like Gods" ...
    May 21, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Best Death
    Mario, are you "alright?"
    May 14, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Incidience of falls .
    If and Only if the resident is highly agitated and nothing else helps, I stay within the legal realm, write a 24 hours order for a geri chair and put them in a place (not isolation) where there is...
    May 11, '02
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. geriatric nursing
    From a hospital nurse (20 yrs experience) to a convalescent center, it has been a challenge! But, where ever you are working you are a nurse, and a nurse's greatest asset is her ability to assess,...
    May 11, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What freaks you out?
    I had bought my alzheimers chocolates for Valentines Day this year. The day after he was in the beauty shop(yes, we have one in our center) and the beautician had to escort him out because he got...
    May 11, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Would I recommend nursing?
    I have been a nurse since 1978. 6 years ago I became very ill, and had to quit both part time jobs, (1 in the hospital, the other in Occupational Health at a Chemical Plant.) I missed being a...
    May 11, '02
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Lame admit Dx's
    "Failure to Thrive" is a legal dx. for the elderly. I read it in last months geriontological nursing mag. Same criteria as infants, #1 problem weight lost. #2 problem will not eat #3 withdraws...
    May 11, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Got called "stupid" at work
    My opinion, for what it's worth, is that too many people are getting involved at work. Do your job, overlook Ms. Bossy, do not return sarcasm for HER stupidity, and ignore it. Like many has said,...
    May 11, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. "know it all"
    Even "know it all" nurses can be coped with. They don't know it all, but they do study and read and you can learn from them. Just don't discredit that kind of personality, if you're in a bind, just...
    May 11, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Best Death
    After being at the bedside of a large number of dying residents, I have found that each experience is unique. In the hospital it was all rush rush, rush, trying to save a life of someone you didn't...
    May 5, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Would You Pray if your Patient asked?
    For a pt. to even trust us enough to ask to pray, is one of the biggest compliments we could ever receive. I have prayed many times with pt's, and pt's family. I have prayed over pt's dying, asking...
    May 5, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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