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  1. Etiquette in the OR?
    As a patient, I found this article surprising, actually it's an editorial. Has anyone here experienced this kind of conduct in the operating room? Editor's Page: Sexual Predators in the OR >...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Etiquette in the OR?
    I'm curious. Isn't one of the reasons Versed is used so that the patient can't remember anything later?
    Feb 14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Orthopedic surgeon fined $1,500 for stapling a nurse's arm and other boorish behavior
    The Virginia Board of Medicine committee members must not have a sense of humor. How else to explain the $1,500 fine they levied against orthopedic surgeon Benjamin Allen, MD, for stapling a surgical...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. When Physicians Stop Taking Insurance
    I'm in California, and I asked my doctor (not concierge) that if a doc doesn't accept medicare, can a patient bill medicare directly. He said no, only doctors can bill. Which for me, means that my...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. When Physicians Stop Taking Insurance
    I wonder if the doctors who will not accept patients with medicare have forgotten that Medicare funded their training while in residency. I also wonder if these cash-only doctors will be able to...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. The July Effect
    The doctors responses in the comments section were so unfair to Nurse Brown. What a great advocate she is to her patients.
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Some New York City Hospitals Forgo Malpractice Insurance
    The link worked for me. Also the NYT link for the "July Effect". Both interesting (and troubling) articles.
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Wrong side/omitted procedure
    To avoid delaying or cancelling the operation, could the patient correct the consent form themselves by scratching out and rewording it for accuracy, then initialing the change? Would that be...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Post-Op Nurse Cleared in Fall Lawsuit
    http://www.outpatientsurgery.net/news/2012/04/7-Post-Op-Nurse-Cleared-in-Fall-Lawsuit
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Battling the Bulge? Don't Apply to This Hospital
    http://www.texastribune.org/texas-health-resources/health-reform-and-texas/victoria-hospital-wont-hire-very-obese-workers/
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Should Patients Have Electronic Identification Numbers?
    http://online.wsj.com/article/sb10001424052970204124204577154661814932978.html http://si.wsj.net/public/resources/images/bi-aa420_iconpa_ns_20120119152110.jpg
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Nursing student saves college student's life after collapse
    How nice that his sister went public with her appreciation. Who knows, she might be playing matchmaker too.:redbeathe Thanks for the link to the patient's complication.
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Secrets of the Operating Room
    When I was getting a pre-op checkup from my primary doc, I asked what goes on when the patient is being operated on. His reply was "you don't want to know". After reading the article, I now know why....
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Nursing student saves college student's life after collapse
    http://www.live5news.com/story/16467806/nursing-student-saves-college-students-life-after-collapse Wouldn't they make a cute couple? ...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Obama nominates former nurse to head CMS
    The payscale for department heads are set by congress. And they are part of the public record for all to see. Obama can't change or alter what people are paid to "save" money. She's not being...
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Obama nominates former nurse to head CMS
    I don't understand. Why are you critical of Obama in this situation?
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Obama nominates former nurse to head CMS
    http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/754204?sssdmh=dm1.736768&src=nl_newsalert
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Texas Attorney Convicted in Nurse Whistle-Blowing Case
    This is dated Nov. 4, so assume this just happened. http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/state&id=8419505
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Inside a Surgical Device Kickback Scheme
    This is a fascinating story about crooked staffers who knew how to game the system at a medical center and make a lot of money. ...
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. New York poised to require bachelor's degrees for RNs
    http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/nursing-now-a-matter-of-degrees-2225345.php
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Texas Hospital Paying for Nurses' Higher Education
    http://www.newswest9.com/story/15627650/midland-memorial-hospital-pays-its-nurses-higher-education
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Hospitals push age hike for Medicare
    Well, there's be one group of people who are constitutionally guaranteed health care - prisoners. Come to think of it, they are also guaranteed 3 meals and a roof over their head. Hmmm, if our...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Texas Attorney Convicted in Nurse Whistle-Blowing Case
    this is a follow up on a case discussed here previously. more here: ...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Hospitals push age hike for Medicare
    needshaldol, that's what would happen if means testing were applied. I'm with you. Of course, some will call us socialists.
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Hospitals push age hike for Medicare
    If you google IMB medicare fraud a lot of stuff comes up. Here is Snope's take on the IBM "offer", which was only to prove their program worked, for free (not that the program itself was free). ...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing News


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