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  1. Confused with Aspergers
    Please excuse me for letting my thoughts out here, again. :cry: I just feel so much despair and I was just about to recover from my depression... I have always suspected for a long time that I...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  2. I finally took the sick role.
    I said no to them. Err..thankfully, I am depressed so I didn't go "*** :nono: are you kidding me? :arghh: " on them. Apparently, what they did is against labor laws (immediate firing). They wanted me...
    May 28
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  3. I finally took the sick role.
    I am now diagnosed with moderate depression. I had my doctor write me a letter to file for a leave but I didn't end up using it. It turns out...that I don't have leave privileges. Fortunately or...
    May 28
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  4. I finally took the sick role.
    For the first time, I admitted at work that I have depression. I got depressed and I still went to work (I wasn't thinking well. I didn't knew what to say.). Some minor problem arised when I...
    May 23
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. administering medication via fistula needle...
    Presently, I am working at a hemodialyis unit (out-patient). It's outside the US but the company has these plenty of protocols adhering to US practice. This is actually one of the reasons why I got...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. administering medication via fistula needle...
    It's the hemodialysis nurses, on my new workplace, who are injecting EPO on the plastic tubing of the fistula needle (not on the port of the venous lines D=). I don't understand. Why can't they just...
    Apr 20
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  7. administering medication via fistula needle...
    Today, I found out that there is this practice of giving EPO IV via the fistula needle and, by that, I mean injecting the EPO at the actual plastic tubing of the venous fistula needle. I am wondering...
    Apr 20
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  8. Can't stop fantasizing about a doctor...
    @ jadelpn Yes. Condescending attitude aside. Bypassing the nurses is bad and risky. I mean what's the point of having a health care team. I was really upset at the first hour post "Don't touch...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Can't stop fantasizing about a doctor...
    I remember asking him "why" but our conversation just ended up mostly with "I don't like your work." Though, I think I have an idea that it also involved past events. I think he remembers me as the...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. For extroverts...please don't ask me
    "Why?" "Why am I quiet?" "Why am I alone?" Stop. Please just stop. Stop asking what's wrong. Stop asking for my problem. Stop making me feel inhuman. Stop making me feel inadequate. Stop...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Can't stop fantasizing about a doctor...
    NOTE: This is just a fantasy. I know very well that this isn't something to be done in real life. Sorry. I'm in a serious need to vent. I seriously need my concentration back for an exam. :( I...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. What do you do..when you talked with another patient?
    ^ Well, things are fine now. It's been days already. However, I wanted to check with other nurses if I have learned the right lesson from this situation. And the lesson is: It is BETTER to say Sorry...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. What do you do..when you talked with another patient?
    Have you ever talked with a client while thinking that they are another client? For example, have you ever greeted someone with a different name or the like? (WARNING: Some rants included) It...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Nurses and Narcotics
    I just want to rant about it. I've been bashed here before for saying how administration in our hospital **** but I don't care about that anymore because they are indeed very terrible people and I'm...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. *confused* Sliding Scales and Insulin (particularly Actrapid)
    I just wanted to post a thanks to everyone. It definitely made things clearer. I better review my insulins now :)
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  16. *confused* Sliding Scales and Insulin (particularly Actrapid)
    i'm sorry for the confusing post. I must say that I am really confused. I did the finger stick on my own and felt weird doing it on my own. So now I am asking, am I suppose to only do glucose checks...
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  17. *confused* Sliding Scales and Insulin (particularly Actrapid)
    First of all, I've been out for Medical-Surgical Nursing for so long, please explain to me as if I am a new graduate. Secondly, please excuse the way I'm posting this. I am quite confused. Thanks....
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  18. Dialysis nursing and transferring to another unit
    I just want to say that Emergency Room Nursing is a completely different world from Dialysis Nursing. Sure some patients in dialysis will have arrests/hypoglycemia/hypotension but really it's...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  19. I snapped at work and... I dont know what to do...
    Thank you everyone. Truly. I'm sorry I didn't update because I don't fell like doing so....(yes, very self-destructive behavior on my side). I went to see a psychiatrist but I feel like I wasted my...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I snapped at work and... I dont know what to do...
    Thank you all. I tried looking up for an emergency contact yesterday but to no avail. The nearest hospital in my place is the hospital I work on and....well...I don't want to be in there. It doesn't...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I snapped at work and... I dont know what to do...
    God, why does it always have to end with me seeking a doctor... right now I probably need all the money to pay for breach of contract. Now that I think about it, I dont know how to find another job....
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. I snapped at work and... I dont know what to do...
    uh, help? Sorry in advance for posting here but I just dont have any social support to turn to... Today, I believe I just had a mental breakdown at work today. Note that I am already very unhappy...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. How to cannulate without pain?
    Oh the "popping sound" :) Yesterday, I had this patient on which I never get a popping sound and so I thought "Does this mean I am not quite 'in'?" despite having a blood flow. I'm like "Could I get...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  24. Training on Dialysis
    Is there any hospital that I can volunteer for free?
    May 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  25. How to cannulate without pain?
    Thanks for responding people. I honestly feel stupid for asking this question. I haven't really gotten around on pressing down access sites because of fear of the tiniest amount of blood oozing. ...
    May 22, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology


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