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  1. bladder spasms and foleys
    unfortunantly for me, they are not available in australia at all! what is levsin SL? i appreciate any ideas anyone would have to help control this! My sanity is wavering!
    Jul 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. bladder spasms and foleys
    thankyou
    Jul 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Share your funniest patient stories...
    I thunk thats hilarious I cared for my grandmother til she passed away at 94 years. Each time she soiled herself, it was the first time that had ever happened to her but she vividly remembered my...
    Jul 14, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. bladder spasms and foleys
    followup on my problem, if anyone was interested. 6 suppositories were sent to my doc and he gave them to me. They worked amazingly. The spasms reduced by about 60% to a tolerable pain level and the...
    Jul 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Share your funniest patient stories...
    when i hear stories like this...and we all know stranger things happen, I am always left with the feeling of wonder that so much goes 'right' patients are surprised and mortified when things go...
    Jul 5, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Alternative meds? You'll never believe this one!!
    thanks ChayaN hugs
    Jul 3, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. Alternative meds? You'll never believe this one!!
    chopstix, you have touched on my pet peeve....the prescribing of antibiotics because the patient demands it whether the condition responds to them or not. Here in Australia, the culture of meeting...
    Jul 1, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. Once a nurse, it is in you!
    I, too, commend you for the kindness and skill you so lovingly gave Orian. I am sorry for your feelings of loss now. I didnt know that (the carrying of souls from darkness to light) but it is so...
    May 3, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Alternative meds? You'll never believe this one!!
    For baby's sticky eye (conjunctivitis) squirt breast milk into it. Sounds funny but when you think about it, a sterile proteinaceous fluid is about as good as it gets for cleaning it! ofcourse babys...
    May 1, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. As a patient, do you disclose your qualifications?
    During this same time, my urethral spasms were driving me CRAZY with a catheter in place. I remember begging for it to be removed. I dont know how, but fully inflated, i pulled it out. This caused...
    Apr 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. As a patient, do you disclose your qualifications?
    I have a story... (you will get used to these..sorry) when i was first admitted in to High Dependancy with Isolation, i had the warmest, compitant nurse i have ever had the pleasure to be cared for...
    Apr 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. As a patient, do you disclose your qualifications?
    or maybe it was just my poor spelling...aghhh!!! (apologies....i sit in here in the middle of the night, too tired to correct typos, too lazy to notice spelling mistakes.....but if poor spelling...
    Apr 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. As a patient, do you disclose your qualifications?
    God's child....did the ??? mean you dont understand my post or you are questioning me? I'll assume the prior... what i meant is, I do not volenteer the information however, if i am asked, i would...
    Apr 29, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. As a patient, do you disclose your qualifications?
    Fergus said "They all knew when I went in a few weeks ago because it's on my file from the doc. I always just said "But, I only work with babies!" i am the same...running a baby clinic for 15...
    Apr 29, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Share your funniest patient stories...
    thats exactly what i meant...he was thanking her physically. I dont remember the culture but it was a shock...never seen this before and never saw it again...perhaps it was a personal rather than a...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. As a patient, do you disclose your qualifications?
    when you are a patient, do you tell the attending doctors/nurses that you are a nurse? i dont for a variety of reasons *my proffession is rarely brought up, i would never lie about it. *my...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Drug seeking or real pain?  How do you tell?
    thankyou for your post...its great to know someone enjoyed it...the story remains too funny and tragic at the same time for me...but i do enjoy telling it...opiphobia reigns in some people, i hope...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  18. Share your funniest patient stories...
    It was protocol in our hospital to leave the new parents alone for a while to enjoy their new baby and eachother before the "cleaning up" Imagine our surprise when less than 20 min after a vaginal...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. Alternative meds? You'll never believe this one!!
    oh i forgot nauseated? a Tablespoon of sugar with.....grappa (you'd never have guessed, would you?)
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Alternative meds? You'll never believe this one!!
    coming from Itaian descent, my grandfather (Nonno) used grappa as a cure for everything got aching legs...rub some grappa on them a stye in your eye....look into the grappa bottle a cold...a shot...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Drug seeking or real pain?  How do you tell?
    I have read through this thread and like others, have felt humbled by the enlightened attitude of some of our finest...and recognised others. It is a thin line, and a difficult one to walk. Like...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  22. bladder spasms and foleys
    oh no, my specialist is wonderful, thanks. He was the first to run urodynamics and confirm the condition exists, previous urologists denied it was possible, He is endo/gynae trained. He has exhausted...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. bladder spasms and foleys
    I have a question regarding B & O supositories, i hope its ok to ask for me, its not for a patient. I have an unusual functional condition...continuous urethral spasm, caused by, it is thought,...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Once a nurse, it is in you!
    This is so true! My X is an anaethesist and he used to drive along an expressway to work each day...at least once a week, he would come home with an injured animal for us to care for...often birds...
    Apr 28, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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