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  1. Trouble with charting
    Yes, I agree, head to toe assessments and charting have always worked the best for me too, as far as not leaving something out. You can always make yourself a little cheat sheet on the back of a...
    May 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Stethescope Comparison
    I'd say especially as a student to invest in a nicer steth, if your budget allows it. As someone else mentioned, it's hard enough as a student to know what it is your suppose to be hearing. A...
    May 11, '07
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. looking for good CEU's
    Check out: www.homestudyce.com. You can do by mail or online. I've been using them for yrs. They have great all in one offers which cover several courses at a very reasonable cost.
    Apr 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Passed NCLEX now it's interview time
    congratulations on passing the nclex!!! way to go!! some other questions to think about: what are your strengths and weaknesses? how would your former coworkers describe you? name your 3...
    Jan 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nursing Documentation - Body Systems
    i've always found it easier since i'm doing a head to toe assessment, to chart from head to toe. by doin so all systems are covered. such as: vitals loc/a&o eyes/perrla skin/dressings lungs...
    Jan 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. And... you can call me.....
    :yeah: congratulations nurse clee1!!! :yeah: welcome to the rat race....lol _________________________________ :yeah: go gators!! :yelclap: 1/8/7 ~ 41-14 :yeah: :w00t: national...
    Jan 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Needle sticks
    yes, too many to count. i agree she probably didn't want an incident report done because the stick was her fault. i would definately write up an incident report and go see employee...
    Jan 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Pain shots are us, not this nurse!
    you're absolutely correct, we are entitled to our opinions without getting scolded or attacked. ___________________________________ :yeah: go gators!! :yelclap: sec champions!! :yeah: ...
    Jan 5, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Pain shots are us, not this nurse!
    as i said before, one can't come here and expect 100% agreement from others that respond. i didn't say anything negative, i simply stated my opinion. you stated, "adequate nursing care is...
    Jan 5, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Pain shots are us, not this nurse!
    if by chance this was directed at me, i don't need anyone to speak for me. i can and do speak quite well for myself, thanks. also, just for the record, i, personally, was not "judging" the op for...
    Jan 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Pain shots are us, not this nurse!
    no, i have never been enraged by a pt asking for their pain meds that have been prescribed by a qualified physician. a pts pain is what they say it is, plain and simple. i am a huge advocate for...
    Jan 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. fire 4 the holidays
    I'm very sorry to hear about your situation. What an awful thing to have to go through. I'm glad you got out safely. As others have already said, your things can be replaced, you can't. You're in...
    Dec 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I woke up during surgery, Have you?
    my post that you quoted, along with the above reply, was the original post that i made when i started this thread. i found your post a little confusing, until i realized that you must not have seen...
    Dec 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Painkillers May Threaten Power of Vaccines
    i found this article very interesting and thought i'd share it. it was based on a study that was published in the dec 06 issue of 'journal of immunology.' unfortunately when you click on the link to...
    Dec 16, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I woke up during surgery, Have you?
    siri - i wanted to thank you for the article/links that you posted. i finally had the chance to read through all of them. they were all great articles, i found them very informative. ...
    Dec 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Criminal or just Bad Judgement?
    hmmmm, there are many things about this story that sounds fishy to me. first off, i've never worked anywhere where is was protocol to have a male nurse present during my assessment of a male pt. ...
    Dec 12, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I woke up during surgery, Have you?
    Just because you've only seen it once doesn't mean that it doesn't happen more frequently, as the 60+ ppl that have posted here can attest to. No, perhaps not all occurences happened during a...
    Dec 8, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Hep B vaccine and hair loss?
    no, i sure didn't experience hair loss from my hep b vaccinations. i've not heard of it happening with anybody else either. you really might want to talk w/your physician about your concerns. ...
    Dec 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I woke up during surgery, Have you?
    thanks rnlou, i stand corrected. :) _______________________________ :yeah: go gators!! :yelclap: #2 in the nation!! :yeah: :w00t: national championship bowl bound!! :w00t:
    Dec 4, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Policy on IV tubing/bag change?
    glad to know i'm not the only one who has done this..lol. i felt lost until i got all my lines and pump chambers labeled accordingly. we didn't have the pre-made labels though, i wrote them all up,...
    Dec 4, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. New Grads - Rotten Shifts?
    when i was a new grad, many moons ago, i had a choice of days or nights, whichever i wanted. i think it probably varies with location and facility. i chose nights, i guess i'm a sucker for the...
    Dec 4, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. 8-hour vs. 12-hour workshift: Traditional or Innovative? Benefit or Hazard?
    i prefer 12h shifts personally. once your there the time flys by, so what's 4 more hours to get 4 days off a week. working 12's i feel like i have more time off then i'm working, as opposed to...
    Dec 4, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Medication Time
    I love it!! Thanks for sharing...too funny :lol2:
    Dec 3, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. NO way!  Narcan deal part III!
    You have got to be kidding me? OMG, that mans doc needs to straighten those ppl out. I can't believe the trouble this nurse has caused, seeing as how she was WRONG from the get go!!! Unreal!! How...
    Dec 3, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How to deal with PCA bad attitude
    What would I do? I'd write her lil butt up, but fast! I'd also suggest to all the other nurses to do the same when she throws her fits. When the mgrs collect enough write-ups, they'll have no...
    Dec 3, '06
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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