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  1. All Those NPs with No Bedside Experience
    It has been my experience both as a nurse and a surgical patient that Zofran does work marvelously for preventing nausea if given before the procedure or immediately afterwards but not so with...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. All Those NPs with No Bedside Experience
    Thank you.
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. All Those NPs with No Bedside Experience
    I used the terms only to indicate that there are those who do see those who are NOT equally trained/educated as underlings; similar to military ranking. I did NOT say I did this. It is because of the...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. All Those NPs with No Bedside Experience
    See next post
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. All Those NPs with No Bedside Experience
    True I do not own the staff...the use of the word my in this case is not meant to indicate ownership but rather a relationship. Do we not say my mother, my child, my co-workers (or do you say: the...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. All Those NPs with No Bedside Experience
    Try working in a small (23 beds only) rural hospital where doctors are considered nearly divine by the administration and you will discover that there is a true hierarchy. And I have heard more than...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. All Those NPs with No Bedside Experience
    My apologizes for not articulating exactly what I was trying to say. Sometimes what is in the mind doesn't always come out clearly when you write it down. What I meant when referring to new NPs and...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Thank you for being my nurse.
    As nurses, we consider it a good day’s work when nobody has yelled at us or thrown bedpans at us. When we hear, “Thank you for being my nurse; you are so kind,” it borders on the near miraculous. ...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. New grad needs start-up assistance
    I am hoping someone out there may be able to offer advice or suggestions on how to prepare for re-entry to workforce after long absence and now low income. Here's the problem: four years ago, I had...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. All Those NPs with No Bedside Experience
    Okay...I gotta add my 2 cents worth to this fight. I am an new grad NP with 10 years RN experience! I will say that my RN experience has definitely made me have a better bedside manner and honed my...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Question for those who receive SSD
    The 9 months trial is just for receiving cash benefits. There is an extended period beyond that where you don't draw benefits but if you are not able to maintain the gainful employment, you can start...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  12. I need your help... looking for glucometer test strips
    Bayer no longer has an association with Xubex; it is now an Abbott and Xubex partnership. Bayer has a program where you can get strips through a savings program but you must register online or call...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  13. I need your help... looking for glucometer test strips
    Yes. Wal-Mart does carry a good line of reasonable products. However, what I was referring to were the FREE programs for diabetic supplies for indigent and uninsured. Two yrs ago there were 5...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. I need your help... looking for glucometer test strips
    Abbott has quit donating the strips. Bayer used to but now it has teamed up with Xubex. Roche also used to do Accu-Check strips. Xubex is the cheapest place I have found to buy, but like the rest of...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing


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