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  1. How to work effectively with others
    Hi everyone, I'll keep it short and straight to the point. I work for a post acute rehab facility. 95% of the nurses (RN and LVNs) at the facility is Filipinos. With all due and respects, i think...
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Passing medication
    Hi nurses, I'm looking for advices on how to efficiently passing meds. I work for a busy post acute rehab from 11p-7a. I was the only RN on the floor ( with not much exp as this is my first job),...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  3. Gastric cancer and NGT
    The pt died last night. I feel so sad. She died peacefully, no pain. @curiousauntie: Thank you for sharing. The family is very worry about leaving the pt feel hungry, they think it's a bit cruel to...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. Skilled Notes
    Thank you Capecod, this is so helpful. exactly what im looking for.
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Gastric cancer and NGT
    The dr. also order NPO till n/v resolve. Patient still has sense of hunger and desire to eat.
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Gastric cancer and NGT
    @ Idis: I'm thinking about the risk of further dehydrate the patient and possibly perforate tumors in her stomach. What do you think?
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. Gastric cancer and NGT
    Hi nurses, I would love to hear your opinion on this issue. I have an 87 yrs asian female patient with gastric cancer that metastasize to other organs. She was admitted to hospice after having...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. End stage Alzheimer's
    Thank you NC29Mom for your input. The pt is a DNR. The family just dont understand the purpose of hospice, and there is miscommunication betweeen the P.A and the family. I already talked to case...
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. End stage Alzheimer's
    Yes I think so too. Although she is end stage, I don't see her with a prognosis less than 6months. I don't know what the lab for, just CBC and CMP. But I'm checking with the P.A who talks to family....
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. End stage Alzheimer's
    I recently visited a patient with end stage Alzheimer's diagnosis. However, I have problem understanding why she should be in hospice considering her status. The pt is a 93 years old female that...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. Venting and seeking advice
    Thank you so much everyone. I started to have doubt at my ability to be a nurse, but your support and encouragement give me confidence.
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Venting and seeking advice
    Hello to all nurses, I have been holding myself back from writing this topic for awhile, but being in this site for a year now, I realize the great support from all of the nurses here. So I'm...
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Recommendation for RN handbook (pocket guide)
    Thank you HodgieRN
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. What is your go-to book for hospice documentation?
    Hi Tewdles, I'm very new to hospice as well as nursing. I try to find the Corridor handbook that you mention, but nothing related pops up on google. May I ask what is the exact name of the handbook?
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  15. What meds to keep
    Thank you for posting this topic. I found it so helpful.
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. Just took my NCLEX-RN Mar 20.. too scared to do the PVT
    Congratulations!
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Recommendation for RN handbook (pocket guide)
    I have been out of the field for two years. Recently taking on a part-time job for hospice. I feel like all of the knowledge and skills from school are gone. I'm looking for a pocket guide for...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. March 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I got the same clothes as you! Who's the nurse now?
    Mar 19, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  19. Ethical dilemma
    No, it's not your brain or the flu lol. I didn't make it clear, i think. The problem is I think she doesn't need to be on this med at all.
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Ethical dilemma
    Asst. Admin, My thought was she doesn't need the medication, maybe. I spoke to caregiver, and he stated that she has never had depression; her other caregiver stated the patient is a cheerful person...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Ethical dilemma
    Thanks everyone. It's my lack of knowledge. Will learn it from now on.
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Ethical dilemma
    Hi nurses, Please give me your thoughts and advices on this. An 80 yrs old female is admitted to hospice program with the diagnosis of end stage COPD. She was also prescribed hypertension...
    Mar 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Need to interview nurses for an assignment
    thank you so much for your input. I was able to contact a nurse from local nursing home and interview her :)
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Need to interview nurses for an assignment
    Hi all, I'm working on one of my nursing class for a BSN program, and the assignment requires a written paper upon interviewing a nurse. I'm currently not working nor have any network to other...
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. New Grad for Hospice
    Thank you so much Flarn and Ladyfree28.
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing


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