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  1. Organ Donation and Thanks
    Thank you for your lovely post, it brought tears to my eyes. My cousin was blessed with a kidney donation 12 years ago. It is such a selfless and one of the kindest things one family can do for...
    Nov 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How long does it take you to calm down?
    I was out to dinner today and a man started choking, no one around got up to do the Heimlich, and I had been trained to do it YEARS ago, but I figured that trying was better than doing nothing, and...
    Nov 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Are You a Member of the allnurses.com Grammar Police?
    http://www.amazon.com/Eats-Shoots-Leaves-Tolerance-Punctuation/dp/1592400876 This is a very good book, too
    Jul 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Are You a Member of the allnurses.com Grammar Police?
    Ironically, I started a job today as an editor! So where do I sign up for my AN Grammar Police badge? My main pet peeves are the wrong form of its/it's, were/where, your/you're,...
    Jul 12, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. need a name for ICU's softball team
    I vote for the I-V Leaguers!!! :)
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The Type of Nurse I Don't Want to Become
    HAHA, I was in a hurry and couldn't think of a better example. Okay, "my cat eats its food too fast and throws up" :P
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What kills me..... (VENT)!!!
    From someone who isn't even a student yet, a big THANK YOU for working so hard and taking care of everyone, I really admire nurses and the long hours they work *hug*
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. "Nurse" wins powerball
    When I won the lottery (not a lot, but a nice chunk of change for a very broke person!), I made sure not to tell many people at all, had my boyfriend at the time put it in his name, and didn't tell...
    Jul 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. "Nurse" wins powerball
    How do you look up someone's license? I would suggest looking it up using her dad's last name
    Jul 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. just yapping
    Happy bday! Mine was on the 7th!
    Jul 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. insurance
    Medicare is something those at a certain age or disability receive, there are different parts to it, and certain parts are required. Part A (req'd at age 65) is in-patient hospital stay, it becomes...
    Jul 8, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. What are the worst call in excuses you've heard?
    Got a speeding ticket and was too upset... the thing was, she was late getting to work, and she was on her way to work and driving too fast! (not nursing)
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Question about pts leaving AMA...
    As someone who has worked in health insurance for a very long time, I have never seen this to be true, but it could have been that one insurance company didn't (although they tried every other thing...
    Jul 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Traumatized by pt's attempted suicide
    I don't have any words on the subject, as I'm not a nurse yet, but I've read most of your posts, and you come across as someone who truly cares for their patients and takes pride in their work. I...
    Jul 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Only tobacco free employeess??
    The good ole days lol http://img.xcitefun.net/users/2009/08/107805,xcitefun-a171-c10.jpg In Old Ads, Doctors and Babies Say ‘Smoke’ - The New York Times Slide 1 of 10 In Old Ads, Doctors and...
    Jul 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. how old were you when you decided to become a nurse?
    Congrats on graduating! Don't feel badly about mentioning it a lot, it's a great accomplishment and you have every right to be proud and excited to graduate!!! :yeah::redpinkhe
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. how old were you when you decided to become a nurse?
    Thanks everyone for your responses, they're great, and I love hearing about why you chose to go into nursing! :)
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. please help with my situation
    As for the groceries, you could always buy in bulk before you move (wouldn't work so well for perishable items, but as another said, you can always get most of that at a convenience store or a drug...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. how old were you when you decided to become a nurse?
    What classes were you able to use? I have quite a bit of gen ed classes from my original degree, so if I could apply them, that would be great!
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. how old were you when you decided to become a nurse?
    (sorry if this thread has been discussed ad neausem, but I couldn't find any others that were specific to this question)... how old were you when you decided to become a nurse? And at what age did...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. a thought that came to me while I was in the er tonight
    Yeah, re reading my post made me cringe a little (is the internet the new equivalent of drunk dialing? LOL). Although I do have to thank AN for making me realize why a migraine is taking longer to...
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. a thought that came to me while I was in the er tonight
    I had to go to the er tonight for a migraine that would not go away (had it since Friday), and after frequenting these boards, I know how much please and thank you's mean, as well as working with the...
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. HELP!  News might want to interview me!!!!
    Okay, I'll chime in, with my totally different degree (but thinking of going into nursing). I have a BA in Journalism, and have worked in the field. They won't conceal your identity for a story like...
    Jun 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nurse Vs Daughter! Help Me!!!
    I didn't meet my father until I was 26, it was really hard, I had/have a wonderful relationship with my mom's side (who I really feel is my family, far more than my dad's side even after I met them),...
    Jun 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Cats in the the facility
    I used to have a fear/hatred of cats, but it was due to my horrible allergies, I got allergy shots for years (I also was allergic to a lot of other things as well) and I'm no longer allergic. If you...
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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