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  1. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    I totally believe that, Lala!
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Cutting VAC foam
    No, but that's a good thing to remember. Thank you!
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. Cutting VAC foam
    Thank you for the info. Wasn't familiar with that!
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  4. Your most amazing wounds and gore!!!!  Anyone care to share?
    Oh, come on, APO525...that's half the reason I went into nursing! YOLO
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. Your most amazing wounds and gore!!!!  Anyone care to share?
    Thanks! I responded at the end of the thread.
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. Your most amazing wounds and gore!!!!  Anyone care to share?
    Thanks! I am not so sure about Fornier's gangrene with this guy as the s/s don't seem to match up. I arranged a f/u appt w/ his PMD and I hope that even though he's medicaid, the doc will do this...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  7. Cutting VAC foam
    Anyone have experience with scrotal wounds? I have a patient with a sizeable (4x3x0) anterior scrotal wound with significant slough, induration to the "west" of that wound with tiny areas of oozing...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  8. Anyone have experience with scrotal wounds?
    Anyone have experience with scrotal wounds? I have a patient with a sizeable (4x3x0) anterior scrotal wound with significant slough, induration to the "west" of that wound with tiny areas of oozing...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. New Grad exploring HH
    Get your year in med/surg first. It will serve you very well for a career as a field nurse! I've been doing it for a few months now and LOVE it!
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Home Health Nurses, do you get paid shift/weekend differential?
    Wow...I live in New Jersey and just started with a great home health care agency. We have to have "X" amount of credits each week, with the kind of visit we do tied to the number of credits. For...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Home Health Nurses, do you get paid shift/weekend differential?
    Wow...I live in New Jersey and just started with a great home health care agency. We have to have "X" amount of credits each week, with the kind of visit we do tied to the number of credits. For...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    i think that that we are where we are at exactly the right time. i don't believe that I would be the competent nurse which I am becoming without the life experience I hav e had.
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. The "bully" nurse
    Someone who is venally abusive, critical, nasty and puts their ego above patient care. Someone who is so insecure they feel the need to put ores down around them so they might feel better. Sometimes...
    Sep 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Hospitals with best employee recognition
    I think St Barnabas is AWESOME!!!!!
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  15. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    A woman came in with a zit in her ear and was afraid it would pop and "go to her brain"
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. What supplies do you carry on you?
    ...and some blunt draw needles
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    Went back to school at 50 and graduated at 53 with an RN...landed an awesome job at the facility I wanted...I am exhausted after 15 hr shifts...but love it and believe it was the best thing I've ever...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  18. how can a nursing home nurse get into a hospital job?
    Try getting as many certifications in skills that you would need in a med surg setting...also perhaps jumping up the ladder from nh to sar and then the a hospital might help.
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. AA vs BSN: what to do and how to do it
    AA vs BSN: what to do I'm in my 4th semester of an AA RN program and am employed as a PD ERT with Med Surg NA experience. I've just found out my employer is going for magnet status and is no...
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Taking BP on infants
    I thought that you're not supposed to take blood pressures on little ones unless it is absolutely necessary or you are taking the neonatal baseline immediately s/p birth. I could be wrong. ...
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  21. Why are so many nurses so bad these days?
    I'm a tech in nursing school but I may offer some insight as I've worked on a med-surg floor and have a sense of things. Are the respiratory therapists taking her out to check her O2 Sats? I often...
    Jun 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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