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  1. What's the D ring on my pants for?
    snap loops for tape, cloth and plastic
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Male Nurse Demand?
    :yeah:At my hospital the DON is a male, the ICU NM is a male, there are male nurses in the ICU and ER and my night charge nurse is male. I am liking this hospital better and better everyday!
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. Polling our male nurses: What area of nursing are you currently in right now?
    Med/Surg. 13 year absence from nursing after getting MBA and rising to President of HMO and then becoming private investor. Wiped out in recent real estate bust, back in nursing to rebuild my...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Happy Father's Day!!!
    And the same to you!:yeah:
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    so candian uhc is the role model we should follow? check out this citation: october 18, 2005 health care rationing in canada the fraser institute has released its annual analysis of waiting...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    By the way ghillbert, here is an article from the Medical Journal of Austrialia that discusses health care rationing in Austrialia. Took about 30 seconds to find it. Totally invalidates your...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    It is so good to see that at least two people feel so strongly about their position. But both of you have avoided answering the biggest question: How will this be paid for? There is no free ride...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Please define "bedside" Nursing.
    Our hospital doesn't even try to hide it. They use a chart for staffing that has nothing to do with acuity. They are changing dayshift to 7 patients. Due to the economy we now have medical...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Lantus
    My sugar dropped to 20 one time. I got light headed, sweating profusely, dizzy and blurred vision. I was a newly diagnosed diabetic. My wife was the food nazi and had me down to probably 900 cal....
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    So Maisy, if I understand you correctly you think people are entitled to health care in the USA, as in it is a right. And I noticed you added mental health care as well. So where do you stand on...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    Wow! What are the odds of finding someone that has suffered the same fates? Very small. In your example of health care for the cancer patient I am not sure the patient would have got more...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    Good information. And can you tell me what is the overall tax rate paid there? That includes Federal, State, Local and Sales tax if any apply?
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    First, I am not in an HMO, in fact I have traditional health insurance. Second, always quote your source of information to validate it. Third, present the facts in their entirety. Many of the...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    Strange, so if health care is so good in Canada why do so many cross the border to get treatment? And why is the news so loud now about the Canadians wanting change in their health care? Odd, the...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    Interesting. My MBA is in Health Care Administration. I have a Post Graduate certificate in managed health care. I was the President of an HMO. What qualifications do you have other than "I...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Lantus
    Good answer. My only fault with any of this is that the DOCTOR should be held responsible for making a decision on giving or holding a medication. Since when did the RN becom such a decision maker?...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. encouragement please
    What you describe is the common everyday experience on my surgical unit. Most of the nurses end up crying by the end of the shift. I end up dehydrated and having cramps all night. Three 12s in a...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    Very true. Little towns will have to have travel to bigger towns to receive treatment. Little hospitals, defined as anything under 120 beds will be turned into urgent care centers. There is...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "May I give you a tip?"
    Tell him to send cake, preferably banana cream with chocolate icing...yummm
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Lantus
    I am a diabetic and if my BS was 70 in the am I would think that God has performed some kind of miracle! 70 is wonderful! Would you believe my MD wants my am BS below 100 as a minimum? He actually...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. advice needed asap!
    Go talk to the NP program and tell them your situation and they will advise you as to the most expedient path. Good luck.
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Do you know anyone who used Nursing as a stepping stone to something else?
    I went to Nursing school to fund my education. I got 100% tuition, room and board and books because I had a high SAT and a college prep degree from high school. 3.97 out of 4.0 did not hinder the...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What's the reason for a RN to be snippy to a new post op pt. ?
    I think I didn't make myself clear. I don't demand they do anything, I ask them what they are comfortable doing. And of course nothing that requires a state sanction practice item, such as a MD...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    LOL! And you certainly didn't get your health care in a country as big as the USA. Our leadership (Obama) cut its teeth in the community organizing arena and community health care clinics. This is...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How Will Universal Health Care Change Nursing?
    The up side of UHC for nurses? We will be able to finally get a national union that represents all of us and our issues. Since the government now owns GM it is not much of a leap of intelligence to...
    Jun 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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