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  1. Supplies You Can't Live Without
    Hemostats are good to have.
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Another Five Star Management Decision!
    Jahra, oh, the mental images that conjures up!! Coupla folks I'd love to see dangling from a rickety old lift going Please don't drop me!! HaHa! Now who's in control?
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Did you get their bath done?  Seriously?
    That's okay, I'm easily led astray! I digressed from the original intent of the thread which seems to have lost way back somewhere.
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Another Five Star Management Decision!
    When the day comes that all 5 wornout lifts are broken down, call your 5 star management team to help you get patients out of bed. Guarantee you the policy will change in a hurry because they don't...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Did you get their bath done?  Seriously?
    Esme, do I know you?? I've worked for many years in a very large Catholic hospital which was a terrific place to work until the sisters handed control over to the lay people several years ago and it...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. who should do the ambubagging during xray and ctscan procedures?
    We use the LTV vent also but the ICU nurse is required to stay within sight of the patient during the procedure.
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. concierge ? Really?
    I can't get past that pet sitting business! Who's going to hand over their house and car keys to a complete stranger?
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. instrument test
    No, I think ebear was throwing ladiesman a curve ball....
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Why apologize to doctor when calling?
    Don't know any docs that yell, but I do know of a nurse who attempted to readjust the attitude of physician. She got a security escort out of the building. We don't work FOR them but you can bet...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Ortho test
    How'd ya do on your dermatology test, ladiesman?
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Full Moon kinda weekend!
    Two words: Super Moon. Full moon times about 15!
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Sleeping on the job.
    The answer to your question lies with HR at her facility. Sleeping on the job means immediate termination in my hospital so stated in the employment handbook.
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Did you get their bath done?  Seriously?
    We do "gang baths" in our ICU. Everybody pitches in; you do this half, I'll do the other and we'll meet in the middle. One nurse to wash the face and do oral care and one nurse to get the linens...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Ortho test
    Well, okay, maybe we're not just playing a game here, ladiesman. Cheating on a test? Disgusting!
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Ortho test
    Ebear, thanks for providing Steinman pins. It's been at least 100 years since I did any orthopedics and I knew those things had a name I just couldn't remember what.
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Why apologize to doctor when calling?
    Exactly right Katie5. Makes everybody's day go better.
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Ortho test
    If that's a pin on the inside of the knee it's skeletal tx. Buck's tx is external.
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I hate what's happening to nursing...
    There's nothing for me to add here. I worry about the future of nursing in general. It's so sad that newer nurses won't ever know what nursing used to be like.
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Cultural diversity help
    I do not agree that it's up to the hospital to adapt to the religious and cultural needs of every patient. If a patient wants only female MDs and a hospital does not have female MDs, it's up to the...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Impersonating a nurse
    It's bad enough when unlicensed (or licensed) MAs start calling themselves nurses which they clearly are not, but when they hand out business cards advertising themselves as nurses they've cooked...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "I'm A Good Nurse" Syndrome
    All you gotta do is read about half the posts on AN to realize that some people spend more time whining about their coworkers than they do learning and practicing the art of nursing. There's room for...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. If we are supposed to be promoting gender equality in nursing
    I don't feel personally responsible for promoting gender equality in nursing. It doesn't bother me if the guys want to talk amongst themselves.
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Why apologize to doctor when calling?
    Wow, I had to go all the way back to see who the original poster actually was. It isn't about giving back an "attitude" or who feels entitled. It's about using good manners and common courtesy in...
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. work excuse and privacy issues
    No matter what the patient's boss does with the info it's still not your issue. She'll have to handle it herself.
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. What is your biggest nursing pet peeve??
    "That's not my patient." Makes me want to rip somebody's tongue out....
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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