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  1. 4th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    sha boing BOING!
    May 4, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  2. 4th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    What?! You said you wanted something to knock you out.
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  3. First Job Hunt Help in Mobile,Al
    20-22/hour at Providence for a new grad.
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  4. Why do nurses chart in 3rd person?
    this is absolutely horrible advice. i have worked in a number of technical arenas from information technology to nursing to engineering etc. it is never okay to write in 1st person! not only does it...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Anyone find CRNA School EASIER than made out to be?
    more smarter?
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  6. Why do nurses chart in 3rd person?
    Mainly because we observe the patient from a third person perspective. Luckily for you, I minored in english so I will give some insight. First person is generally reserved for informal...
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. First Med Error Blues...
    No need for all those tears. I guarantee it is going to happen again. Just calm down.
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. someone put soap in my drink!!
    Everybody walks on egg shells. Even the patients tremble when they reach for the call light. It's great. Of course I'm just kidding, but for some reason I'm in a great mood tonight. It must be...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Personal advice needed!
    I think the biggest problem facing nursing as a profession is a lack of empathy by many. I see some nurses who are like robots with patient care, and simply want a paycheck. They got into the field...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Sudden code & death of suspected meningitis pt... opinions please!
    Why wouldn't they have done an lp in this scenario? Makes absolutely no sense to me. I'm gonna agree with the others on herniation.
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. someone put soap in my drink!!
    Even though I probably would have flipped my lid over this childish kindergarten BS, children, or those who act like children do this to get a rise out of people. The best thing you could do is...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Failed pre-employment drug screen
    Yeah, but she is a nurse, and she did it anyway. If I understood the original posting correctly she did it with a prescription for percocet (A better, more effective drug) in her hand. I mean she...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Failed pre-employment drug screen
    Don't think I can give you any sympathy here. This was a stupid mistake, and the object is to learn from it. The lesson here is NEVER!! take prescription meds that are for someone else. I would...
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. DNR Grey Areas
    God this made my blood pressure go up. Stupid, arrogant, &*$&%($(*&#*&Y$&&*%&#*(&$&$#^(^&^(@%&^# residents that think they know EVERY &^*&Y*^&%% thing. UGH You did an awesome job. Way to go to bat.
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. New name for nurses who are men
    This a probably a bad attempt at some humor.
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. family member misinformed of mothers death.
    Oh Wow! That is the funniest thing I have ever heard. I feel bad for your coworker, but wow. Thanks for posting this story. I wish I had one similar but nothing tops this.
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What do I do if the patient's family member is very fresh because I am a sitter?
    When my mother was in ICU, I gave her nurse absolute hell, and that was when I was 16. Unfortunately, the stress on a family member often gets projected onto the care takers undeservedly. If I had a...
    Nov 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Fat patients
    I'm off the clock and on break. I hope you mind your own business as well as you are minding mine.
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Fat patients
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    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. New grad: ER or Med-surg?
    It seems to me that med/surg teaches you the basic and vital skills needed to have a rock solid foundation in nursing. But, this is a level 1 trauma center, and probably a teaching hospital. If you...
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. All nurses do is wipe butts
    This is what you need to do....Just dig deep to the depths of your soul and hock the biggest loogey humanly possible and spit it right in their face. They will never do that again. Promise.
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. compliance with hand hygien
    I'm sorry, if the fact that the number one cause of death in a hospital is infection, isn't enough for your staff to wash their hands, then there is nothing you can do.
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. what states NEED nurses ?
    I'm speaking exclusively of critical access hospitals. I know Ms is full of nurses, but the hospitals in the delta region really need help. I saw in the paper that they are offering sign on bonuses...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Dead bodies?
    Last night we had four codes. All of them ended badly (Patients died). One of my functions is to bring the bodies to the morgue, and this was my first time handling a dead person. I had to tag them...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Who has more stess RT or RN?
    I'm new to the hospital world, but there is not one position that involves keeping a person alive that is not stressful. Sorry, but I'm not qualified to tell you which profession involves more...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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