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  1. Night time bradycardia and hypotension
    always best not to ask for medical advice online. Consult ur primary Doc or seek ER treatment if symptoms persist.
    Nov 10, '10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Would anyone mind proofreading my goal statement?
    [quote=icudavis;4114751]Hi all! Just another critical care nurse seeking entrance into a FNP program. I would love to know any opinions on my goal statement. It is suppose to be 3 pages long, and I...
    Feb 9, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  3. How to be a Good Clinical Supervisor?
    Any management job is difficult with very little satisfaction. Hard work and many hours complicate the many requirements made. It helps if you have a assistant to buffer the many needs of heading a...
    Jul 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Why do you think so many healthcare workers are mean and arrogant?
    Burn out,unfullfilled dreams and lives. Poor working conditions and so much more contribute to this state of mind in some. So many go into health care to fill a hole that is inside of them. It never...
    Jan 11, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Nurse's what's your New Year's resolutions?
    I resolve this year to: 1) Try and quit smoking 2) Overcome my PTSD and be able to look those in the eye who facilitated it ,without crying. To be able to look them in the eye,and tell...
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurse's what's your New Year's resolutions?
    Good luck! Life is great after divorce. I always say, I gave up men for lent 12 years ago and lent myself to living!
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Helping family understand chronic pain
    How I wish there was a way for evey medical person, especially ER personnel, to experience one day of chronic like pain. If they had to, or family had to, I bet my bottom dollar, that pain control...
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. HIPPA and the Allnurses.com Forums
    Just stating what I have learnt in recent months from personnal experience. I am also a huge advocate for pt privacy,and have been way before it became vogue. I think it is mostly common sence and...
    Dec 28, '07
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  9. HIPPA and the Allnurses.com Forums
    HIPPA is actually a joke. Pt confidentiality and respect is more the answer. Hospitals and such are throwing HIPPA at us all the time ,when actually they,and insurance companies are the greatest rule...
    Dec 28, '07
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  10. preauricular abscess
    Mass emailing allnurses for help, is not the way to go. (I received two) While always willing to lend a hand, much of what you need is already in this forum. Try doing a search here and also google....
    Dec 27, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. A letter to K.
    What a great job you have done. Learning is an everyday thing and listening is an art. You have accomplished more then most medical people do in their whole profession!
    Dec 23, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Hit 'Enter' Key to make Paragraphs! (Then I can read your allnurses posts!)
    I try to do the best I can when typing here, or anywhere. I also try and proof read. But, I am not very maticulous all the time. Like most nurses and people today, I seem always to be in a hurry. I...
    Dec 23, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. what would do you in this kind of situation?
    If someone is found in a post mortum state,dead, no chance of bringing them back, it is unethical and poor judgement to go pounding on their chest.You might not agree, and cya is always the safe way...
    Dec 18, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. what would do you in this kind of situation?
    If u walk in and they are dead,dead,dead, then let them be dead in peace. A full code is done on a warm body,not one in rigor. No family member or ME is going to tag u for making a judgement that is...
    Dec 17, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. DNR Orders Overturned By Doctors
    Actually, a DNR order can and should be written on admit, no matter what the diag, if the pt request it and has a document. An elderly person of 90 ,might come in for a scope and code on the table....
    Dec 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. preauricular abscess
    Merrick Manual will fill u in on all of this and lippincott can help also. Google is also a great idea.
    Dec 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. About the Kaplan Forensics program...
    Same from me. I start in three weeks ! Thanks for all ur info
    Dec 12, '07
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  18. MORPHINE and Dying Patients
    I gave the last dose to my Mom before she died. Ratty resp. ,comatose, but obviously in the last moments of her life. Cried for months over that , but will never regret the fact that my mother died...
    Dec 12, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Tired of impaired nurses
    I agree! It worked for the dirty dozen,,,lol.
    Dec 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Policy based on Evidence Based practice needed!
    Well I have never seen one either, but we need one. Betadine is really, really outdated now also. Unless we let it totally air dry, it is useless and also it inhibits new tissue healing. This is...
    Dec 11, '07
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  21. Not enough attention to BMs in nursing today!
    Read about Toxic bowel syndrome and its incidence in the critical care areas. With high use of antibiotics and opiates, bowel problems should be a high priority,but sadly they are not. High...
    Dec 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Tired of impaired nurses
    "rampant unprofessional behavior" seems to be more acceptable these days ,then not. Witch hunts against those who tire of such and report to the powers that be, is also more the norm. But ,...
    Dec 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What is the Gold Standard of Care for post op incisional care?
    Thanks for the reply. In my research and in speaking to IC people, betadine is now frowned on post op and really anytime. Unless it is let completely dry when used,it can actually become a medium...
    Dec 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. About the Kaplan Forensics program...
    so tell us,was the education worth the cash?
    Dec 7, '07
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  25. What is the Gold Standard of Care for post op incisional care?
    Actually the cloraprep people just left my office. They r going to send me what they have on it. Right now they say it has limitations with certain incisions. Thanks!
    Dec 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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