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  1. Midwife hangs herself after baby dies (UK)
    Trying to figure out the use of the balloon.. Is this like a blake tube that would be used to stop esphogeal varices in pt's with cirrhosis, except that instead of going into the esophagus and being...
    Dec 12, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Who dropped the ball here, the police or the hospital?
    See... This is yet one more reason I wouldn't want to work ER. Not only are these nurses at the front lines every single day, exposed to God-knows what diseases because people haven't been tested or...
    Jun 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Inmates as Patients in Hospital
    Wow! That is very scary! What was the inmate doing that the guard felt warranted pulling his weapon? Wasn't the inmate sick and (weakened) in the first place? I notice you said he was shackled to the...
    Jun 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Can anyone recommend a community college in SW Florida?
    There's also Manatee Community College-- they have just received accreditation to offer four year programs as well as the ADN, and they will be known as State College of Florida as of July. Here's a...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Plastic surgery as a hiring incentive
    Of course, that's not in the US, where I found that I am earning more money (with less stress and hours) tending bar than nursing in FL--so I am no longer a practicing RN. So much for the shortage.
    May 27, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Nurse Tech role in Operating Room?
    As an LPN, you could be able to scrub. I've worked at a couple of places that had LPN's employed as scrubs.
    Apr 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Nurse Tech role in Operating Room?
    Just wondering. What states allow CST's to circulate? I'm surprised more RN's (or AORN) aren't pitching a fit about that. And what is there for a "supervising" RN to do between 2-3 rooms? Once the...
    Apr 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Bad fit for the OR?
    MJN, While I agree with most of your post, I have to chime in about the part about patient/family/nurse interactions on med-surg vs. OR. Since you haven't had to work med-surg since nursing school,...
    Apr 4, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Collegiate Scrubs that fit well..
    I know that there are many places online that sell collegiate scrubs. But I am looking for them in more of a flattering fit--something like urbane scrubs, koi or baby phat along the lines of fit. I...
    Apr 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Scared Of Poop!!!!!!!!! Help!!!!!!!
    Ummm. what do you mean by RN home urine? And why would an RN's urine be worse than anyone else with a UTI's urine??
    Apr 4, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Scared Of Poop!!!!!!!!! Help!!!!!!!
    Get a job in the OR--Where the occasional "code browns" are few and far between. Although it does happen--watch, I probably just jinxed myself and will encounter a huge one tomorrow.
    Apr 4, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Nurse Tech role in Operating Room?
    Hi Patrick! I started as a Nurse Tech in the OR. In my hospital we were given the AORN's peri-op 101 courses along with an extensive preceptorship. I got to scrub in and second assist (hold...
    Apr 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 56 hours...
    ARGF!! MY posy disappeared! I'l try again. Congrats on your new and improved healthier and (aroma-improved) lifestyle! I see you have had some awesome suggestions, but I had to add mine.... ...
    Apr 2, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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