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  1. Unusual treatments
    Raspberry leaves and berries contain a chemical with formula similar to salycilic acid (aka. early aspirin), so raspberry tea for fever actually works. Traveling in IIsrael, I constantly see...
    6:56 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Shocked and Floored-Chronic Pain Mgmt
    This is exactly what chonic pain management currently is. Precise description, and direct "yes" to every "seriously?" There are other clinics and other doctors but they are few and far between....
    11:10 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Scripting sounds patronizing
    NurseRmorefun, We just got, by God's grace, out of grip of Air Canada, which added 18 very unpleasant hours to our vacation. Total of 8 hours of those were spent us attempting to communicate...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Possible Nursing Student w/Kidney Failure
    I applaud your decision to become a nurse but I would also advise to hold school off till you get transplant. Your health and, in this case, your life, must come first. You can make an...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Scripting sounds patronizing
    Mb0382, I was precisely in the same situation and it was very sweet indeed a feeling to respond in plain, simple and very much down-to-the-mother-Earth language on all those politically correct...
    Jul 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Scripting sounds patronizing
    I just visited the wonderful museum of Florence Nightingale in St. Thomas and learned, among other interesting things, that scripting, named "proper way of talking" then, was introduced way before...
    Jul 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Scripting sounds patronizing
    Nope, Emergent, at least in this particular place it is scripting. Moreover, it is taught that asking this way will greatly increase compliance, cooperation and teamwork because "most people have...
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Scripting sounds patronizing
    We have to, for many reasons, cooperate with acute care hospital that enforces scripting to the point of no return. Patients who come from there often comment about how patronizing, unpleasant and,...
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Does everyone have a conscience?
    Nursingaround1, Leicester (which is mispronounced as "Leister" sometimes, but Google and Maps both have nothing named "Leister square" in tourist areas of London) is a mostly pedestrian area, and...
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Does everyone have a conscience?
    Nursingaround1, Sorry, but before teaching that kid, or any other kid/adult at this matter, you better try to fit into his shoes first. Kazakhstan was part of USSR empire, and, trust me...
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. "Was she one of your patients?" HIPAA, and other inconveniences
    Normal situation in a small city where everyone "just cares" for everyone else. No problems with my hubby after I gave him a couple of posts from this very forum to read and think of. He knows...
    Jun 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. So you want ME to quit?
    .... nurse whose uniform is just about to burst at all seams at once teaches about how good it is to lose "some" weight. .... nurse who didn't pee for 12 hours straight drives the patient crazy by...
    Jun 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Visiting Hours: Barriers to effective nursing care
    "I am so sorry, sir/ma'am but (your dear mother) seems to be very tired. I just took her blood pressure and it is elevated to dangerous level (too low, add any other symptoms as needed, enough to be...
    Jun 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Have YOU, ever gotten to literally gotten to experience the feeling of the RotoProne bed m
    The original question seems very interesting for me. The thing is, the whole world looks very different from the point of view of the patient. I knew well beforehead that I would get there and my...
    Jun 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Unusual treatments
    Leeches are absolutely the best thing for superficial thrombophlebitis, if you only can convince the patient to accept them. Their poison has potent antiinflammatory and analgetic properties not...
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Have YOU, ever gotten to literally gotten to experience the feeling of the RotoProne bed m
    Thank you, ECMO! Yes, it was totally ridiculous suddenly realizing that my baby was over a month old already. But we both made it and we both are doing just fine, and you made it, too, and that's...
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Have YOU, ever gotten to literally gotten to experience the feeling of the RotoProne bed m
    I had it, for TRALI. It was considered an almost experimental, last attempt thing then. I was very sick, vented, restrained and sedated most of the time. I do remember it as a strange moving around,...
    Jun 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Need an emotional support dog
    Some employers and some states, notably Texas, will ask you about your mental health history, and you better tell them the truth. There can be a question in your work application sounding like "do...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  19. Michigan RN licensure timeframe
    Apparently, there is only one person who sits somewhere in Lansing and is responsible for manually entering all the data in LARA database, among other things. I found it out in summer 2013 when...
    Jun 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. First Choice Nurse; Second ???
    Here.I.Stand., That was the way I fell in love with this language.
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Pay grade: experienced nurse vs new grad
    P.S. in my school days we once just asked for a couple of sets each and said that it was for the lab. Nobody opposed the idea. Then those who wanted shot each other in some free room in school couple...
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Pay grade: experienced nurse vs new grad
    The grad school I will start soon for my NP ( can't wait!!) has only two "fluff" courses not counting research. One is "practice management" and when I asked an NP who graduated from there why they...
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Please don't call me Dude
    Yes, and when you politely suggest "ma'am" and "sir", waiting staff looks at you as if you suddenly grow out wings and second head.
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Pay grade: experienced nurse vs new grad
    Classicdame, Even assuming that HR will agree with you presenting facts about other's salary without their politically correct BS ("we do not discuss others"), why do you think they will tell you...
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. First Choice Nurse; Second ???
    I happened one day to care for a patient paralyzed from T7 down (hands OK, legs and pelvis out). While doing that all and listening about endless diatribes how her life was empty and miserable, how...
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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