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  1. Young Hospice Nurses
    I pick up shifts in hospice and I"m young (23). LOL most think I'm a PCT but oh well lol it doesn't hurt my feelings. I think as a whole there is a lack of interest in hospice nursing amongst young...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Absolutely the most entertaining birth plan I have ever read....
    Very well said. :yeah: Why is it when women come in with a birth plan and want a natural birth many frown and says how much of a pain it is (less work really at least for the nurses .. haha not...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. WVUturtle514...did you have your baby? How did it go?
    OMG CONGRATS! I'm glad he's here safe and sound and your recover is going smoothly. I'm sorry you didn't get the birth you had hoped. He's absoutely adorable and I LOVE the name!
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. We've made a ton of changes and are continuing to do so
    Ok lol i seriously feel lost with the new make over... its interesting but man... having a hard time finding my way around.... lOl its not even like its that different but totally throwing me off! ...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  5. well they closed down a floor of the hospital
    LOL do we work in the same hospital? HAHA my unit was closed too...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What illness do you have today?
    Phew thank goodness I"m not alone... haha today I still have lymphoma... still got the few swollen lymph nodes. One on the back of my neck HURTS... Hmm maybe its mono?
    Dec 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Since we were talking about birth plans....
    Every single thing on my birth plan was followed to a T. Nothing went unexpectedly except he had nuchal hands (no biggie). It was natural, staff was accepting of it. OB let spouse catch, I...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Since we were talking about birth plans....
    Its perfect... we did 1-2 hours of no interventions with baby. There was no issues at all. IF they wanted to do vitamin K etc or eye ointment they did it while I was holding baby. There were no...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. I Contracted HIV
    I'm so sorry... You can still have children with HIV and it shouldn't affect your job any. Standard precautions work both ways. (((HUGS)))
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What illness do you have today?
    I know its not just me, my coworkers and I frequently talk about this.. But what illness do you have today? I swear every day I feel like I'm dying from some other rare and strange illness. ...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Hospitals find solutions to reduce ED overcrowding
    There are FAR more things that constitute a true emergency.... and some symptoms are vague that could very well be a true emergency that people wouldn't catch. Yes MI is a true emergency but...
    Dec 15, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Doctor leaves his 8month old in a hot CAR!!!
    I dunno if he did it intentionally sounds like attempted murder charges should be filed. I cannot read the article tho..
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. What is the highest BP reading you've ever recorded in a patient?
    227/135 They were sending her up from ER like that. And no I do NOT work in the ICU. They chose not to treat it in the ER for some silly reason and left it for us to clean up (non-cardiac)...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Nursing with a latex allergy?
    Thank you for your response. My biggest fear is that this will become a more severe allergy over time. Right now its just a local reaction...
    Dec 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nursing with a latex allergy?
    Is this something that is feasable? I don't have a big reaction... yet but I fear it may develop into one as I didn't have latex allergies before. I have a few questions for allergist I...
    Dec 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurse manager says you can't refuse iv
    ROFL your nurse manager is in for one hell of a lawsuit if patients are told they HAVE to have one even if they refuse. I wouldn't touch that with a ten foot pole.... Haha that's like saying...
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. How do you assess this video of fainting public official?
    I dunno I don't think TIA. It looked like he was having a hard time seeing his paper as he repeated himself once... then sorta mumbled and down he went. I've had a few episodes of syncope and...
    Nov 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. WWYD RE: Issues with another nurse?
    I didn't think to add that before I left however 2 other nurses (one being charge nurse) did witness her behaviors and my attempts to give her an adequate report. But for in future if I have...
    Nov 12, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. WWYD RE: Issues with another nurse?
    Ok I'm new and this nurse has a reputation for not being the nicest with the newer nurses (which there is a lot of us). Well today I went to give report and she was so rude to me. She basically...
    Nov 12, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. *Weird* Patient Allergies
    My DH is allergic to chocolate... actually chocolate is amongst the top 10 food allergies... top 20.. its right up there. My daughter is allergic to "Caramel Coloring" gives her bad hives on...
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Doula Etiquette
    Depends on the Doula and the nurse. For my first baby.. nurse was horrid.. not sure Doula would have helped situation. 2nd baby... Nurse was great and open to our ideas. As well was OB. ...
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Co-sleeping?
    A friend of minds baby would be dead... if she DIDN"T co sleep. She awoke because the lack of normal movement from her baby woke her up. TUrns out baby wasn't breathing... . Cosleeping is great...
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. *Weird* Patient Allergies
    I have an odd allergy for you! LOL... its a personal one.. then I can dive into odd ones I've seen from patients. My allergy is Fenugreek. My OB/MW/Lactation consultant, friends many people I...
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How do L&D nurses REALLY feel about natural birth?
    With my daughter.. I got a nurse that made natural delivery impossible... with my 2nd my nurse was great minus a few errors in judgement. LOL she learned quickly. With my friend who I...
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. New way to assess pain in laboring women
    Exactly...:yeah: My nurse when I was in labor knew I didn't want pain meds yet kept asking me my pain level... DUH Pain is expected! I knew she had to chart something... and I knew if I said...
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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