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  1. Best Drug Seeker Stories
    How do vicodin addicts poop? They SELL the meds!
    Jan 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. What are your pet peeves?
    I think there is a HUGE difference between someone who says they "have" XYZ diseases, and someone who "suffers from" XYZ diseases. Ex: "I *suffer from* high blood pressure, low thyroid and...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. when you don't feel like you did enough
    The very fact that you are posting here and acknowledging your feelings shows you are a far better nurse than you think. Some days are like that. It's the days that are not that keep us coming...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. I don't hear much about Liability Insurance anymore...
    I have never heard of another malpractice company other than NSO here in the States. Any others out there?
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Behind every great doctor...is an even greater
    AMEN!!! And... you DO know today is National Doctor's Day, right??? *****!
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Validity of Pearson VUE Trick...
    Sorry if I sound COMPLETELY out of touch, but I am an "older" (?) nurse. Can you explain what the Pearson VUE trick is, and what a "good" pop-up is? Thanks form my almost 40 year old brain... LOL
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Wanted: cool name for a team
    Welcome to the Jungle.
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. It shouldn't have happened this way....
    I simply cannot even begin to type the words that could explain the emotions this evokes within me...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. Flu Vaccine, enough already!
    I am starting to feel the same way about breast cancer pink products...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. How honest are you?
    I have been known to tell an acutely ill patient, when thanked by them or family, to tell people what we are actually doing that kept us so busy the next time they hear someone complain about the...
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Going green makes me red in the face
    oh... what I would give to get my hands on a real mercury thermometer again...
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Going green makes me red in the face
    Gotta love the CFL lightbulbs... I cried when I broke my mercury thermometer! Can't get another...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Today I'm thankful for...
    I a thankful that my parents did the best they could with what they had. It may not have been much at times, but it made me the person I am today.
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Hospital Baby Blankets
    I am convinced people will swipe anything not nailed down...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Theme music
    This is ALWAYS the first to come to mind... http://youtu.be/FUgu2URDXbY It is what it is, my friend! Of course, cannot forget the old favorite... http://youtu.be/0btXhLdAuAc
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. help nurses! Need I & R for "altered urinary elimination"
    All I can think is "Thank GOD I am not still in school!!!"
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. IV infusion volume rate on Pump
    All IV tubing has a "drop set" number, and also should say on the package the volume required to prime. I too give myself a 50 ml window...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I have my first RN job- should I leave CNA jobs on my resume?
    I placed my CNA experience on my resume, and still do. I think it is good to have any positive reference you can. Some employers/directors like to see someone who has "come up thru the ranks" so to...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. need more responses to my survey: Staffing adequacy
    I too completed it!
    Jun 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Need your thoughts, experienced nurses....
    I had a doc tell me the other day "that can't POSSIBLY be the patients blood pressure." I explained the bp was checked manually twice. He then says well, it's wrong. Learn to do a proper blood...
    Jun 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Wanting to totally bail out on nursing
    My first impression was also you are need of some R&R. Heal thyself first...
    Jun 12, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Medication reconciliation software
    Medscape has an option called "care notes" try that?
    May 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. Medication reconciliation software
    You could just go into notes and create a list there. Easy to print from notes too!
    May 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Whats your specialty?What are the Pros and Cons
    I work in Emergency Department. Cons: You never know what you are going to get. Sometimes you get to see almost immediate results. After someone leaves your care it is rare to know how they...
    May 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. An ER "First" for Me...
    What stretches me to the brink are people with their extensive list of "sensitivities."
    May 25, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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