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  1. ICU and Bed baths?
    nights...great time to do a skin assessment.
    Apr 14, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Once you go ICU, you never go back.....
    Well, then thank goodness this is adult ICU.
    Apr 14, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Hypothetical Question re: prn meds
    PCA's aren't appropriate for EVERY pain pt, IMO. I don't see a prob with the order...we get those ALL the time. Just use good judgement and you'll be fine.
    Apr 12, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Hypothetical Question re: prn meds
    You're making this too hard. Why not just give the next 2mg at 1830 and call it even? I have one question though....how come it took an entire hour to assess that the IV med wasn't effective...
    Apr 12, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Breastfeeding
    When the child can unbutton your blouse by himself, he's too old to breastfeed.
    Apr 12, '03
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Seeking OB/GYN opinion...
    Problem with the ovaries? I'd definately have them checked/ultrasound. The hormones from dysfunctional ovaries could be what is causing the symptoms....and the positive pregnancy test. 'What do...
    Apr 12, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Las Vegas nursing info?
    Where's LasVegasRN when you need her?
    Apr 11, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Help - I got savaged by the tangle Fairy
    :rotfl: How about the Thieving Pen Gnome.....never can find that darn pen when I really need it.
    Apr 11, '03
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. Anyone attend Penn Valley in KCMO???
    Yep, graduated from Penn Valley in May 2001. I felt very prepared when I started my first job out of school. As I have proven, you can go into ANY area of nursing after graduation. :) What exactly...
    Apr 10, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Kansas City area anyone?
    http://www.mudirect.missouri.edu/degrees/rn-bsn.htm Here's the MU-direct RN-BSN website. I'll be starting this summer w/N180.
    Apr 10, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Kansas City area anyone?
    bizzle, it's my understanding that HCA is the only unionized system....it's also my understanding that it hasn't done much good for the conditions anyway. Truman Medical Center also has hiring...
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Egads!!!
    Found out yesterday that the Organic Chem class I was in (Chem 205) was not the correct one to take....too low a level for CRNA program. OK, that's cool....dropped the sucker like a hot tater. Not...
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Kansas City area anyone?
    ....as usual, people down south forget that life exists north of the river.:D The Kansas City, MO northland is growing in leaps and bounds. I'm located close to KCI airport (5 min away) and it's...
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How long did you wait?
    Graduated May 15, 2001 and took the test the first week of July (7th or 8th, i think.). I've always heard that 'the sooner, the better'.
    Apr 8, '03
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Kansas City area anyone?
    ....and you didn't PM me??? :confused: Liberty Hospital is Level II and is located just north of KC. (Have to throw this one in cause this is my home.)...and I'd love working with you. ...
    Apr 8, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Once you go ICU, you never go back.....
    Mmmmmm. Let me put this as delicately as possible.....they can't talk back! These pts are sedated (with propofol/diprovan) and are totally helpless. They do require more care than most...i.e...
    Apr 7, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Once you go ICU, you never go back.....
    :rotfl: JMP....that signature of yours is soooo true.
    Apr 7, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Once you go ICU, you never go back.....
    OMG, I just finished my first weekend of orientation on the unit.....and I loved it! I don't think there's anywhere else in the hospital that I'd want to work after experiencing this. All the staff...
    Apr 7, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Education has come to an end...
    The community college has a payment plan...I think you make 3-4 payments over the semester. Might be worth checking into. Don't give up. Are there any other 4 year colleges that you would be...
    Apr 4, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. unacceptable smallpox vaccination bill
    Nope. Need it again. This quote is from the CDC: Length of Protection Smallpox vaccination provides high level immunity for 3 to 5 years and decreasing immunity thereafter. If a person is...
    Apr 4, '03
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Hand lotion
    I don't know, liberalrn. With that same theory, wouldn't our own natural oils from the skin break down gloves over time as well? Non-latex gloves SHOULD BE PROVIDED regardless of facility budget. ...
    Apr 4, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Hand lotion
    Actually, most that I've seen at the OR table DOUBLE glove. I'm surprised no one has mentioned the possibility of using LATEX-FREE GLOVES.:rolleyes: ....OMG, they do exist! Wouldn't that...
    Apr 4, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Getting Dumped on
    ....and your nurse manager says? If you don't feel comfortable talking with these individuals...voice your concerns to the unit manager. Would he/she rather keep you or lose you? It would be more...
    Apr 3, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Hand lotion
    ...and the extra surface area of cracked skin doesn't??:rolleyes: Again, I ask....what do the stats say? I would be surprised if there was a big difference in the spread of infection because 1.)...
    Apr 3, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Hand lotion
    Our hospital lotion....that we give to patients....is just worthless!! It's just plain embarrassing to give a bottle of this stuff out. We don't have an 'anti-lotion' policy where I work....at...
    Apr 3, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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