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  1. Denied employment at agency due to ordered prescriptions
    http:// http://www.franczek.com/frontcenter-370.html
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Why is Nursing not in the top ten most stressful jobs for 2014!
    I won't shop on Thanksgiving because I will likely be working, and if I'm not working, I will be sharing the day with family and friends. I don't personally feel compelled to boycott retailers who...
    Nov 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Recent changes to allnurses
    I'm running Firefox with no issues, and I like the changes.
    Nov 6
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. Why is Nursing not in the top ten most stressful jobs for 2014!
    Everything's a pi**ing contest these days. And why is martyrdom suddenly so fashionable? Even I find myself slipping into it sometimes. Just this morning I posted a meme to my FB page about EMS,...
    Nov 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    @GrannyRRT: Thank you. "Guidelines are not concrete" is quite the succinct answer to the theory vs. practice question.
    Nov 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    I know it has been several days since this thread had any activity, but I had to come back to share this post that I stumbled upon. It comes from an EMS blog, and it talks about ST and how to treat...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    OK...background on this scenario first...I was a brand-spanking new grad when I observed this, so it's been a good minute since this took place, but here's what I remember: Pt was in cardiac arrest...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    Not sure why the card looks this way. I actually did do a screen shot of the complete algorithm but it didn't show up in the post, for some reason.
    Oct 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    Thank you for that feedback. That makes sense to me, but unless I am just missing something, the algorithm published by AHA doesn't explain it the way you just did, MunoRN. 16299 In working...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. why do nurses gossip and belittle eachother?
    I love it when people want to be free to say whatever they want without consequence (like telling someone to shut up) but don't think that same freedom should be extended to others (like those who...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. why do nurses gossip and belittle eachother?
    Freedom of speech via the First Amendment exists to protect individuals from punishment by the government for speaking out against the government. This issue has absolutely nothing to do with...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    I should add...in this last example I gave...there really was nothing that was going to change the outcome for this pt. What should have lasted about 10 minutes just dragged on...and on...and on......
    Oct 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    In particular, I am thinking of a traumatic arrest: use of epi WAAAAAY after the window from the previous dose...after cessation of compressions...pt to CT scanner with PEA (dispute about whether it...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    Example: tachycardic in 160s (narrow complex, essentially regular rate), with "pressure" in chest, and feeling short of breath Algorithm says synchronized cardioversion first, but may consider...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Algorithms in theory vs. in practice
    Share with me, if you will, your perspectives on following algorithms, like ACLS, in the clinical setting. I am interested in this from the perspective of employing algorithms exactly as...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    The post wasn't referring to any patient. The poster was referring to a co-worker. At least that's how I read it. Nevertheless, what you said is also true in the case of a co-worker.
    Oct 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    My favorite examples of assault and battery, from a nurse perspective: assault: (Actual statement made to a patient by a nurse) "If you don't give us some urine in this cup, we are gonna have to...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Words have meaning. The use of the word "violence" in the context of "lateral violence" or "horizontal violence" should be reserved for things like pushing people down stairs, shoving people into...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Deleted- doesn't contribute in any substantive way to the discussion-unnecessary fluff
    Oct 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Army Nursing: All Good Things Must Come To An End
    Yep! Sierra Medical Center just up the hill from the border. I start 3 Nov.
    Oct 23
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. Army Nursing: All Good Things Must Come To An End
    Very late reading this...been so busy with all of this transition...new job at WMH, followed immediately by Thomas's orders to Fort Bliss, working massive OT prior to moving (cha-Ching), the trek...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Ideas for improving flow...
    5 Best Practices for Improving the Throughput of the Emergency Department
    Aug 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. I asked one simple question...
    You wouldn't believe me if I told you...and I'm kind of afraid to share it because it's so...ummm...unique (not to mention ridiculous and unnecessary), that it is practically a signature. If I told...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I asked one simple question...
    No trich, no yeast, no hyphae, no clue cells...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I asked one simple question...
    Me: "Where can I find saline for a wet prep? There isn't any in the drawer." Co-worker: "I'll show you. What's all that for?" (Pointing to various implements presently being held by me with...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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