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  1. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    So sorry to hear this. Glad she is doing better. Hope she feels better soon. Here's to a speedy recovery
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Assessing Anxiety, SOB, nausea in patients that can not rate the symptom
    Thanks for the clarification ICU. That was my thinking also. Waiting on others to see what their experience has been if they use a tool.
    Oct 9
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Assessing Anxiety, SOB, nausea in patients that can not rate the symptom
    Are you using It for pain or as the OP asked are you using it to reassess SOB and nausea too? I'm interested in knowing 😊
    Oct 9
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Assessing Anxiety, SOB, nausea in patients that can not rate the symptom
    It is not required to reassess those you mentioned at my hospital or previous hospitals I've worked at. Medicating for pain is the only one we reassess for. SOB is rated? I can't see how rating...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. What is the politically correct term for "nurse"?
    Purple penguins is taken.. watching the news sometimes just causes my head to hurt. Boys and girls no longer allowed to be called that and now this thread.... smh
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Pearson vue trick
    No that is not the good pop up. Your results are on hold. Nothing more, nothing less.
    Oct 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. If I hear this one more time, I'm going to lose it!!
    Sounds nice. Nothing like what I've dealt with.
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. If I hear this one more time, I'm going to lose it!!
    Most likely. Pts complained non stop. They ate it beeped. They talked it beeped. They got oob it beeps because the HR went above norm. It was outrageous. If it beeped for any reason it would start...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. If I hear this one more time, I'm going to lose it!!
    Oh yes. So many issues. Pts complained so much about the nonstop beeping physicians all but stopped using PCAs. We went from seeing 50 or so PCAs a day to less than 5 in a 500 bed facility.
    Sep 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Pearson Vue Trick "Bad Pop Up"
    There are a lot of threads re this. The trick changed. Everyone gets the so called bad pop up. Now you have to put in your cc info to get the good pop up or if you failed it will them give you the...
    Sep 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Joan Rivers' doctor snapped selfie, may have caused death with unauthorized biopsy
    Yep, I think you're right. Posting, reading or comprehending is not a good idea with 3 hours of sleep after working all night lol.
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Joan Rivers' doctor snapped selfie, may have caused death with unauthorized biopsy
    Thanks. I thought I was missing something. If the clinic allowed him to be present he wouldn't be unidentified now would he. And why would her personal doc need a selfie of him and her?? Something...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Joan Rivers' doctor snapped selfie, may have caused death with unauthorized biopsy
    Maybe I shouldn't read or respond. I did just wake after sleeping a few hours. didn't the story say her personal unidentified doctor performed the biopsy after the clinic was finished?? I will have...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. 4.0 in nursing school?
    There is more to life and nursing school than just books. Making a 100 on every test is highly unlikely and unhealthy to put that much pressure on yourself. I agree with above poster. Nursing...
    Sep 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Are orders needed for dressing changes? QI project question
    Maybe I should have been more specific. I am not talking about specialty dressings. I'm talking basic dressings like chest tube dressings, island dressings etc. those are changed every day. aqua...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Are orders needed for dressing changes? QI project question
    All dressings are changed every 24 hours. No orders needed. We require a order to NOT change them. We have a few dressings the MDs like to change themselves.
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Craniotomy pt care
    Thanks for the clarification. You were right to get an order to send them out. Sounds like a head CT was needed.
    Sep 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Craniotomy pt care
    I'm not sure what you mean by the pt scoring an 11 yesterday and doing well but scoring 15 and doing pour today. A GCS of 15 is normal with no deficits. Am I missing something?
    Sep 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. What are the expected lab findings for a patient with a NGT?
    You can check ph to confirm placement. Not sure if this is the direction your instructor is heading tho.
    Sep 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. What are the expected lab findings for a patient with a NGT?
    Is there some missing information in your question?
    Sep 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Morphine
    Where are you from? I have never given morphine SC but have given 1000s and 1000s of IV doses. IV is the common route in my setting.
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. Meds
    It really depends on the reason why the pt is getting the med. Propanalol also treats portal hypertension in liver pts. Lopressor can be given for tremors. So the reason why is just as important as...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. neuro checks on A&O patients at night
    Im not really sure what you are asking so I will answer for my facility. No neuro teams, the neurosurgeons make rounds during the day unless it is an emergent situation then they are at the bedside...
    Jun 4
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. IV sites for Abd CT
    #18 or a # 20 in the AC or central line is our only options for CTA's or CT's with contrast.
    May 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Is this common with nurses and doctors?
    Generally speaking here but if its a resp issue, I will inform them of my assessment and issues and ask for an ABG and chest Xray from the start. If its a surgical pt or one with a known bleed, I ask...
    May 8
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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