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  1. Surgeon's Preference Card
    Good to read about preference cards/fad books and how we all end up the same but different approaches. Where I work we have migrated from the "Floppy disc" (last century!) to the USB stick....
    Mar 10, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Nurses Week
    Just reading through a few of the comments is giving me ideas for next year. So thanks for that all of you. We're a tad behind with the "celebrate all week" thing in my part of the world but...
    May 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Please tell me how to learn to circulate!!!!
    I go along with having a pocket book too. Don't worry about the comments or funny looks - they may be stuck in quagmire of their own making and apathetic as to how to get out. People who are new to...
    May 4, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Surgeon's Preference Card
    We still use the hand written one and it is my job along with my Charge Nurse to maintain the acurateness of them. I recently updated the Registrars folder and made that a KISS one. Operation (in a...
    Apr 29, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. How often are you called in during on call?
    I live 30 mins driving from my hospital and it doesn't pose a problem. I am on call an average of 2 nights per week and maybe part of a weekend if working it. I always tell the next shift that I am...
    Mar 25, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. Getting Started on allnurses.com
    Great video for us not so techo nurses. Keep up the good work.
    Mar 25, '06
    Forum: How To Use Site
  7. allnurses.com tshirt ideas?
    Not too good at doing the graphics but could have a picture of the world with the words "If you're "up over" or "down under" we're on-2-it @ allnurses.com" There are some great ideas and I have...
    Mar 24, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. age of an OR nurse?
    Age should never be a barrier! You are as young/old as you feel. Somedays you will feel is it worth it and other days you'll be saying, I'm glad I made the change. Go for it, you only live life once...
    Mar 14, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Advice For Nurse New To The Or
    Welcome, new to the OR, you're going to love it if you can get over the first 6 months. Some good advice a surgeon gave to his registrars/interns years ago (yes, some of them do give out good...
    Mar 14, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. Where do you put your used sponges? L&D RN in NJ
    With some of the responses I am wondering how big your OR rooms are and what type of surgery you do? I am picturing our OR room when it is packed with equipment, people and the patient (I know...
    Mar 14, '06
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. Greetings from down under!
    Have just arrived home from work, the sun is shining and its 6pm (0600GMT). I live in a beautiful part of New Zealand and this is my first posting ever on anything on the www! I think it is very...
    Mar 13, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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