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  1. Scrubs catalogue conspiracy!
    Go to uniform city website and get a catalog from them- they are out of FL I think and they often have shipping specials and things get to OH in about three days with standerd shipping. Great prices,...
    Aug 18, '06
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Hospital or Hotel?
    I have conflicting views on this issue. On one hand, alot of people are going the "medical tourist" route, where going to singapore not only get's them a cheaper surgery, but a hotel like visit. What...
    Aug 9, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Transgender nursing student!!
    It's been my expiriance that many transgender individuals are very eager to be noticed in their new "role" and I have to wonder if the student brought attention to it on purpose. Think of it like...
    Aug 5, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Questions about trauma I witnessed. (LONG)
    I want to start off by saying how proud I am of the way you handled the this trauma. You stopped and offered assistance and that alone is a great thing. I worked in an er a few years back, as a tech,...
    Jul 21, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Chaperone or not during exam
    :angryfire My first "female" exam was when I was twenty. I had put it off due to what I viewed as no need coupled with a very shy nature. I went to a man who became very unkind when I asked for a...
    Jul 21, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Would You Pray if your Patient asked?
    If that's a joke I don't get it.:angryfire If it's not- that kind of attitude is exactly why I would NOT pray with a pt. I'd call the chaplin, provide the "referal of service" just like a ss...
    Jul 20, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Hospital Staff Charged With Killing Patients After Katrina
    I just want to address the issue of I believe it was midazolam being used with the morphine. I was not there, however I know on our unit the stock so little ativan that we have run out in the middle...
    Jul 18, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Hospital Staff Charged With Killing Patients After Katrina
    Instead of punishing these nurses and doctors, perhaps we should charge the government that abandoned them with no known hope of rescue. It sickens me that the very people responsible for the mess...
    Jul 18, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Why the edit?
    I was wondering why a quote I posted of another persons post was edited. Yes what the other person said was inappropriate, but my post now makes no sense since others can not see what I'm refering...
    Jul 18, '06
    Forum: How To Use Site
  10. Bad experience as Paramedic intern
    I disagree. He threatned to run over the nurse. That kind of attitude towards other's is not something one would encourage in healthcare. I feel he has indicated he over-reacts to something which...
    Jul 18, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. New to ed
    Every ER is run in their own special way, but here is what I did as a tech- Phlebotomy-blood draws unless they needed an iv. Knowledge of what tube for what will be needed....i.e. lavender for...
    Jul 18, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Sleeping on the job..acceptable or not?
    We have a few nurses who nod off on nights in the unit. My view is, if you're on your un-paid break, leave the floor and do as you please. What I have a problem with is those who sit and fall asleep...
    Jul 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Bad experience as Paramedic intern
    I wonder if she perhaps sensed what seems to be your unprofessional attitude and was protecting her patients. Could the mother have been asked in a bad moment, or not understood who was seeking...
    Jul 17, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  14. Nurses are not "allowed"
    We are getting a new unit (ICU) and the first complaint was that the proposed nurses station was to small, and that we couldn't see the pt's. Mngmnt's response? You should be in the pt's room's, not...
    Jun 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. ‘Blood’ Doesn't Make the Indian
    I was just discussing this the other day...According to my father(who has passed) my maternal grandmother was "half" cherokee. I have pictures of her dressed in what appears to be some sort outfit...
    Jun 20, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. unit secretary question
    I'm currently a unit assistant (slowly but surely will become full fledged nurse) and we do it all. Call lights, bedpans, stocking, ordering supplies, taking off orders, the phones, you name it we do...
    Jun 20, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Abandoning babies at Hospitals LEGAL?!?!
    Here is your best argument...Go to a search engine-yahoo, msn, whatever.. Type the following words- Baby left I was looking for an article I had read a week ago about an infant left in a couples...
    Jun 20, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Emergency medical care listed in critical condition
    I've worked in an er and seen first hand the over-crowding issue. We had to put a man having chest pain in a hall bed just to get an ekg and start labs, iv, etc..which is protocol for chest...
    Jun 17, '06
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Real 911 calls.....
    It's a real 911 call...not so funny...A five year old boy called 911, told dispatcher that mommy wasn't breathing-dispatcher told the poor kid to stop playing with the phone, and to put adult on the...
    Jun 17, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Do drs really look down on nurses?
    I have found two kinds of doctors that are most common.... One who will listen and appreciate helpfull ideas-may or may not implement, but listens and considers you helpfull for trying...In other...
    Jun 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Cussing Co-Workers
    I promise not to swear at work if you promise never to drop the "g" bomb! I try to always say fudge or some "soft subsitute" for dirty words, but I saw that you mentioned god in your post. I have a...
    Jun 7, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nursing and tattoos
    I have an tropical flowers and frogs on my ankles, gotten a few years ago, now I wish I hadn't. I plan on having an excision done to remove once I find some one to do....:o
    Jun 7, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Please explain to me why people think this is weird?
    I'm not doubting anyone, but I was advised by a doctor that I work with, that some people have "reactions" to certain things, and that they are not "true" allergies. Any idea's? I have also heard the...
    Jun 7, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How about your favorite Old Wives Tales related to health?
    My favorite is the wet hair tale. I worked in an ER filled with well educated nurses and dr's, and still everytime I walked into work with wet hair from my shower, I would hear the dreaded " You'll...
    Jun 6, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. When to complain to a manager and when to keep it quiet
    You can NOT educate some people! Several of the nurses on the unit have been there for 20+ years and can do no wrong. I've tried being nice about things (like asking, "Is it okay to clean up around...
    Jun 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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