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  1. Grossest thing to happen to you in your nursing career;)
    Washing a lady when I was a student who had pus oozing from her vag
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Funniest/weirdest/most unusual baby names
    I was in a youth advisory team with a girl named Pixie Stardust...apparently her parents are hippies with a huge fascination for ziggurat stardust so the changed their last name to stardust
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Walk me through your ER
    Level one trauma centre so we get everything from cat 5 paper cut on the finger to patients being flown in by helicopter with fatal crush injuries, MIs, Stroke.
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Stage 2 wound...
    DO NOT EVER rip off a dressing on an elderly patient!!! Did you fall asleep during the part of your education that dealt with Aged Care and the frailty of their skin?? *facepalm*
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. Is nursing as bad as some say???
    Nah, but that's not to say you don't have bad days.make sure you have a support network that you can chat to when you need to
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. How good is your food?
    I lost 10kg just eating either fried rice from the cafeteria for dinner, sandwiches for lunch and toast for breakie. It made for an expensive 4wk 3day stay
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. "It's been 2 HOURS!"
    I have never waited longer than 20mins to be taken through....due to the type of condition I have mostly
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Can they force me to work weekends during jury duty???
    You can get exemptions from jury duty with a letter from your DON or CN.
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Guys, what do you like best about being a nurse?
    Hot male doctors= neurosurgery, urology, ED and ICU.
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. Hospital sued for faces drawn on surgical patient
    Hang on, if she was fully under how would she have known what they were doing and that they took a photo?? Did said co-workers post it in the tea room, FB, tell her??? This story has enough holes...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Any nurses that don't regret becoming a nurse?
    Love it! But I'm an adrenaline junkie
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Er predictions
    I think only people that work in the health care system understand that this is true!
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Er predictions
    The drunkards come in 7am for breakfast, 12pm for lunch and 6pm for dinner....not a minute before or a minute after!
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Stooopid
    Jack, jim and Johnny do a great job to!
    Sep 8, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. FLACC vs. Wong-Baker FACES
    I volunteer for an ambulance and at events we use the Wong baker pain scale with kids...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Tegaderm and tape dressing on VERY diaphoretic patient
    IV 3000 and hyperfix?
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Charge nurse in the ED
    Communication is the key!
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Orientee Horror Stories?
    It all comes down to interpretation of instructions I guess
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Family refuses to put safety measures in place
    I think it's like an agency,
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Question about triage
    You need to get more information! A GSW could be anything from a BB Gun to an AK-47 so depending on where the patient was shot, what type of gun was used, are they breathing or has CPR commenced, can...
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. New residents in the ER (wee rant)
    One of the docs I had was very detached from both patients and nursing staff, House officer, bit unsure, got stuck with me....I had him baking cookies and cakes for the nursing staff in 3wks and all...
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Triage complaints- the good, the bad, and the shocking.
    Just an FYI, the pain from a tattoo gun is nothing compared to having a cannula placed! I have had 4 IVs placed in my foot, it's a whole new pain category!!!
    Aug 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. scolded for reading a book at work
    I'm in two minds about this; on one hand you could spend idle time reading/studying etc but on the other hand if your a ward nurse why not do your charting in your idle time so it's done and you can...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. What is your Achilles heel?
    No, I'm yet to come across anything that can make me heave!!
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Do you have a nickname at work?
    Lol, all gay nurses call me sexy knickers
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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