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  1. Highest blood pressure ever recorded
    The highest (and it was my BP!) that I remember was 260/150. This one was the last reading I took at home before leaving to go to the ER with stoke symptoms. Anne
    Oct 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Ebola in the pregnant patient
    Hubby and I had thought about it too!! I don't nurse any more, since my CVA but he works at the busiest hospital in out city - and I could see this place trying to get away with the least amount of...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. What to bring to unfurnished apt
    That's what we've done before too - the MF helps a lot, and the combo seemed pretty comfortable. Anne
    Oct 17
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Keeping License Active?
    I had thought about the same type of thing, Viva - but I decided not to renew when it came time - after I had my CVA in the spring. I really wasn't for sure, but gave myself that year to see how my...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  5. Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center
    Oh goodness! That's a nightmare!!!
    Oct 16
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. Is it fair for the media to blame the RN in Texas for contracting Ebola?
    THIS!! That's what I had been wondering too.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. Do nurses get fired often?
    Oh yeah! Been there done that! I never really mastered the skill of brown nosing.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    THIS!! And I could not believe it when they called her out on it - then retracted it. Guess they'll blame her dog next...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. What's your go-to for stress relief?
    This!! My Glock 19 is this Mama's little helper!!
    Oct 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    This!!
    Oct 13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. Monitoring nurse rounds??
    Oh yes! Worked at a few hospitals where we had to wear them. They even kept track of of how often we went to the bathroom,
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    I thought I had read that too about the pets. Earlier this afternoon I read where our AG was attempting to block the incinerated Ebola pt's belongings from being disposed of here in Louisiana.
    Oct 13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. Had to code my best friends husband
    Oh that is such a nightmare! I'm sorry u had to go through that. I just can't imagine the pain - not only losing him as a patient but losing a friend. Sending hugs!
    Oct 13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. My Apology
    Oh I'm so sorry! I didn't see it either - sending hugs. Definetly have a coke and let yourself off the hook!
    Oct 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Miss Manners for Nurses
    Here the same thing with my hubby - total silence - and while waiting for a response I can almost hear the second hand on a clock "tick tick tick". Argh!
    Oct 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Other side of the bed...
    LLC - wow! I'm so sorry you've had to go thru all that! We sound like we have some things in common. I just turned 44 and have been in the ER and inpatient for more than just a couple of...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. Discovered a possible diversion of meds, now what?
    Wow!! And u quite possibly kept something negative from happening to a patient or someone else.
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. Can RNs w/ restrictions work at Flu shot clinics?
    In Louisiana we wouldn't be able to do it.
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Low self-esteem ....HELP!
    Oh I'm so sorry to hear this! Maybe if u can feel more positive about things u can re-enter?
    Oct 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Low self-esteem ....HELP!
    Sweetie, one thing I learned pretty early in nsg school - some of those people who seem so confident and sure of themselves have some level of anxiety too - I was SO freaked out even getting up...
    Oct 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Nurse manager who yells at people
    This. Saw it happen and the only nurses that were left were the ones that acted just like her. They had to restart the whole unit - including her. Let's just say she wasn't in charge of ANYONE...
    Oct 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. NEED HELP PLEASE, should i self report
    Right. It's probably a good idea to at least consultant an attorney if u can. When I got caught diverting at work I was terminated and lost my insurance. I had no idea how to pay for my...
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. on Getting Fired
    Oh yes!! I was lucky enough to get fired from a few at least- and once time I felt like I won the lottery. In an hour drive from our house, there were 2 RN schools. School A was a lot closer and...
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Mocked by teacher in post conference.
    Right - there was one instructor at my LPN and also one at our college that did this too.
    Oct 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. best i quit or fired story
    Bahahaha!!!
    Oct 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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