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  1. Compression Dressing
    I was speaking to a nurse on the phone at our local wound care center. (I am in HHC) She told me of a compression dressing that does not sag down. It isn't Porfore or an unna boot. Does anyone know...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Have you ever done this
    Hold on a minute. The only one who should feel bad is the Dr. I cannot fathom a Dr not communicating with the nurses. She is in the hospital where she belongs. Not for one minute should you think...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Stuart Florida
    Thinking about moving to Stuart Florida. I have an awsomeper diem job in the Tampa Bay area working for Interim. Does anyone have any experience working for any companies in the Stuart area? I'd like...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. wound in the wrong place!!!
    I am sold on Medihoney for slough and necrosis.
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. venous stasis
    I have had great results with Profore. If the client has mixed venous/arterial disease get the Profore Lite and carefully read the instructions as too much compression is dangerous. Under the Profore...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. Conflict of interest? Family member? Please help!!
    I think that as long as you assure the appearance of favoritism never exists than have at it. Do tell admin ASAP that your great grandma resides there. I would have loved to have had the opportunity...
    Jul 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Benefits of Certification
    I am a RN that is loving my HHC job. After years in the ICU I have been doing home care for one company for two and a half years and am well respected by my peers and management. I have approached...
    Jul 23, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  8. Trauma ICU to Home Health?
    I work in the Tampa Bay area. My pay is good. I start seeing pt's around 0730-0800. I work until about 12 or 1 in the afternoon. I do have paperwork to do at home and it can be extensive depending on...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Skin Tear and Duoderm Question
    Me Too!!! Add a bit of skin prep and leave it alone for up to a week. Can put a tegaderm over it for the ability to shower.
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  10. Rapid healing on wound vac?
    Sounds like he has other factors aiding healing. Good nutrition/hydration, circulation, absence of infection, age,ect. Be thankful and yes it does happen!! Yippee!!:yeah::yeah::yeah:
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  11. stasis ulcer vs skin tear
    Hi. My name is Leslie and if you email me at onlinestuff@verizon.net I will contact you and we can talk on the phone if you wish. I really need more information but am sure I can help you with this....
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  12. Anything positive about amedysis home health???
    I don't know about that particular company; however, as long as there are other opportunities in your area in case this doesn't pan out why not give it a try. What is good for one might not be suited...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. LPN covering
    That's what I thought. Thanks.
    Jan 29, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. LPN covering
    Quick question. If an LPN is seeing one of your patients and the patient goes into the hospital can the LPN do the Oasis transfer paperwork or must it be the RN?
    Jan 26, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Skin Prep- waste of time?
    I had a patient that I was treating for a great toe infection. The podiatrist also ordered skin prep to his heels BID. He was diabetic but well controlled. His heels had thick dry rugged callouses on...
    Dec 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. need to interview a home health nurse please
    What a nightmare. That is not my experience at all!
    Dec 4, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Question on supplies?
    I have been in HHC for 2 years and the infusion company has always provided all the supplies for the administration and maintenance of any IV access.
    Oct 19, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Recent Grad RN at Interim Healthcare?
    I have worked for Interim in Florida for 18 months. I absolutely love my job. I was a critical care nurse for many years and home care with Interim has been the best job I have ever had. Interim is...
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. PICC line blood draws and flushes
    It is high tech @ my agency.
    Mar 4, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Software
    I'd like to take a poll on everyone's opinion on the best software for case developement, timelines, chronology, ect. I'd like to see your pros and cons on the matter. Thanks.
    May 5, '09
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  21. Home Health Newbee
    Hi. I am a critical care nurse that is going to transition to home health care in Florida. Any information that would be helpful would be appreciated. Like other helpful web sites, tips, tricks, &...
    Jan 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How much do you make?
    I was a staff RN in MICU/SICU with 4 years experience making 17.00 an hour. I became a travel nurse and I now make 31.00 an hour and do it right by home. My old Mgr. stated that they could not...
    Jul 21, '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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