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  1. Gving all the meds all at once?
    I too want to thank the OP for posting this topic. It is by far one of my favorites debates to read so far. We are all a little wrong. We are all alittle right. The standards are in the middle...
    Dec 22, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Gving all the meds all at once?
    I don't agree with it and understand your concern. You need to document the time legally in a one hour time frame/ 5pm meds should not be given before 4pm and not later than 5pm without changing the...
    Dec 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. PCA Problems!
    Your vent is understandable. You did what was reasonable and appropriate with unfortunately a poor unreasonable outcome. Hindsightedness always comes too late though. Live Learn.
    Dec 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. RN to BSN online
    UOW is University of Wyoming. The cheapest brick and mortar University with an on-line RN to BSN program that has been reported on here. Sad to hear about the problems...sigh.
    Dec 11, '07
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  5. Not enough attention to BMs in nursing today!
    MOM is over rated. HOT PRUNE JUICE IS THE BOMB
    Dec 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nursing And Celebrities..........
    I took care of a famous author in their home for a few weeks and it was a wonderful experience. They really didn't need an around the clock RN, but could afford the pleasant convenience.
    Dec 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. they cancelled my health insurance (I just had surgery)
    It is so shocking I was thinking about it at work today. Keep us posted. It is just too wrong to describe. If they canceled your insurance because they knew you would need it, they should simple GO...
    Dec 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Heroic measures on a full DNR pt?
    If their temp is 104 will you give a Tylenol? It is the same principle really. I don't consider the doctors order aggressive but prudent. Just my opinion if it ws my MOM so to speak.
    Nov 30, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Confidential Medical Records Discovered
    I had a file cabnet type briefcase in my car for Home Health and it was stolen when my car was broken into. It changed the way I did home health care. Way too much patient information on a...
    Nov 30, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Do I have a right to be upset?
    Well I think it is better, but still alittle rough. Glad you backed her in a corner and taped her mouth shut. Good for you. At least you Got the Lords birthday off so you can see your family at a...
    Nov 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Calling in sick before the holidays
    I am in retail and to call in the day AFTER Thanksgiving means you probably shouldn't return to work. I was late last year and got docked two days tardy. WHY DO people shop at 4 AM anyway? The sales...
    Nov 23, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Does anyone like Med-Surg?
    You obviously work on a floor that is well oiled and nurse friendly. If you can set your patient goals and MEET them it is the most satisfying place to work.
    Nov 23, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. You gotta be kidding me!
    Here in Nevada it is not illegal to cam-record people in the bathroom............
    Nov 23, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nursing Judgement...A thing of the past?
    As far as criticl thinking goes, I am with you 100%. My problem is the forms themselves hold up in court better than nurses do. That is why the OP is disgusted. So even if I and the patient chose to...
    Nov 21, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. A story I wanted to share. (Long)
    Your an angel.
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. they cancelled my health insurance (I just had surgery)
    I have one thing to say ....woe. Dagger in my heart. Imustbecrazy, is not crazy she is right.
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. State mandated elder abuse
    You might check for some legal advice as well as the local media for a public opinion poll.
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Fecal Transplant for C Diff?!?!?! WOW now I have heard it all!
    it doesn't say why you have to have five days of samples. might be the amount of stool needed or the need to rule out ova and parasites. but note what i highlighted. an allnurse can be a...
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Finnish nurses constitution law are going to be broke! 13,000 nurses threaten to quit
    So glad Finland dodged the black eye punch... just in time.
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Vaccinate your kids, or go to JAIL?!?
    I understand your feelings of infringment but there is a legal way around it called home schooling or signing the waver. The school is run by tax payer dollars and those laws and regulations (agree...
    Nov 19, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. unsafe MD
    I agree he had no idea how to treat the hypertension and diabetes, but some of these patients were so out of control they needed a consult. It was hard to get him to address these problems. This was...
    Nov 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Docmentary "The Bridge" and Suicide
    I lived under the Golden Gate Bridge on Fort Baker for a few years and the stories about the bridge were predominantly about suicide. There was also a cliff on the other side of Fort Baker that was...
    Nov 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Fecal Transplant for C Diff?!?!?! WOW now I have heard it all!
    Well the whole POOP pod is a naturally occurring culture medium.:lol2: Seems with all the tests for other diseases that are needed, the very fact that the proceedure is offensive and embarrassing...
    Nov 18, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Ceu Cruise
    I think these are more and more common. Especial since the "Vacation"...opps I mean " Medical Conference" is a total tax right off. Why do you think most medical conferences are in New Orleans or Las...
    Nov 17, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Finnish nurses constitution law are going to be broke! 13,000 nurses threaten to quit
    Well maybe those who decide to go to work Monday should chant the songs Arbeit Mach Frei or The Dachau Song. Make a plaque for the front door of each and every Finnish Hospital like Nazis did for...
    Nov 17, '07
    Forum: Nursing News


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