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  1. This is why it is important to check those alarms quickly
    The worst part is that this person is a former nurse.
    Feb 1
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Pregnant woman removed from life support?
    Thank God. Now this poor woman and her fetus can finally rest in peace, and the family can find some comfort in knowing that they fought hard to fulfill her final wishes. Such a sad story.
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Pregnant woman removed from life support?
    Hopefully this means there will soon be an end to this ordeal. Hospital, family concur that brain-dead Texas woman's fetus 'not viable'
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Pregnant woman removed from life support?
    I think this is the saddest quote from the entire article. I don't understand how in America this could be allowed. And who will be responsilbe for the child's extensive medical bills if it survives?
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    Article from the McMath family lawyer: McMath attorney: Jahi's family aren't fools; they deserve better than ignorant attacks Edit: Oops, just realized someone beat me to it! :)
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    I think that it is interesting how in this case, the family did not want to continue with aggressive treatment of their child, they simply would not consent to having life support withdrawn until the...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    I came across this article, in which a hospital actually sued the family of an orthodox Jewish boy in order to stop life support. The 12 year old boy had a very aggressive brain tumor which...
    Jan 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    I am not sure if this has already been posted (sorry haven't read all the posts), but here is the physician's declaration from Dr Heidi Flori from Children's Hospital, denying the requests for peg...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Hurricane Sandy - Wishing Everyone To Stay Safe
    I have to work tonight, not looking forward to it. Already packed extra clothes/food in anticipation of having to stay for a few days. The city has been threatening all day that the bridges might...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What to do in family emergency situations?
    When my father had to have emergency surgery, I agonized over finishing my shift or leaving. My family tried to downplay how serious the situation was because they knew that if they told me, I...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Exposed to bodily fluids, what would YOU do?
    Last night while taking care of a patient, I was exposed to their bodily fluid. (I won't go into details, because it was kinda gross). I felt it hit my face, on my right cheek. I wasn't sure if it...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. calling out on christmas...
    Thank you everyone for your replies. I called my unit to see how things were going and they said that there were discharges so now census is low. So it turns out that if i had gone in tonight,...
    Dec 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. calling out on christmas...
    I already feel horrible because I know that I left my coworkers short staffed. I had all the intentions in the world of working today, but here's what happened: This morning in my sleep deprived...
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Mrs. Doctor, I don't care what he does
    I'm surprised at your hospital policy. i also work on BMT and EVERYONE wears isolation gowns (staff, family members, etc).Our unit is a locked unit, and before anyone can be let in, they need to put...
    Dec 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Graduate Nurse License????
    I also live in NJ, however i work in Pennsylvania. When I first went for my job interview, I was asked to provide a Graduate Nurse License, which I had no clue what it was. They gave me information...
    Jul 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Picc Line- Tpn
    Usually when you draw blood from a PICC line, you need to turn off all other IV fluids running through the PICC. The reason being, is that lab values can end up being inaccurate. The H&H was probably...
    Jan 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Still wanna be a nurse at 40++
    After years of working as a CNA and completing prerequisites, my mother just recently graduated from lpn school last august at the age of 55. now she's contemplating going back to school to get her...
    Oct 17, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. How do you clean your shoes?
    im the same way, i leave my work shoes at work. who knows all the junk that gets on them in a 12hr shift?!? :uhoh3: (lol, actually i DO know, thats why i dont take them home) i even wipe them down...
    Sep 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. It's sometimes hard being a nurse of color isn't it?
    Granted I have only been a nurse for a year, but i find the whole idea of using the "race card" to advance professionally is ridiculous. Promotions should be based on merit ONLY. i would never cause...
    Sep 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. It's sometimes hard being a nurse of color isn't it?
    I understand completely what you are talking about. i work on a unit where for the longest time i was the only african american nurse working there (excluding the occasional pool nurse). i have...
    Aug 31, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Bling on the job?
    i agree with the other posters that wearing your ring on your finger during work is an infection control risk. if you are concerned about losing your ring, or want to have it with you at all times,...
    Aug 28, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How come Docs don't have to wear scrubs?
    i was also thinking along the lines of lab coats being an infection control issue. but maybe thats because i work on a closed unit that is somewhat different than the rest of the world. we get...
    Aug 28, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Who has used NCSBN to study NCLEX RN?
    i did, although the site does provide you with a lot of study material, i wasnt too fond of the questions. if ure taking kaplan, stick with it, it is very similar to the nclex in setting and they...
    Aug 27, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Most inappropriate DR's visit EVER!
    hey i dont really post a lot, but i do visit regulalrly. heres a little background info on me: i sprained my ankle the 1st week of december, bad enough that i needed to go to the ER and get X-rays....
    Dec 28, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. south jersey regional medical center vineland
    i live in vineland, and i dont want to say anything bad about the hospital, just that it wasnt the place for me. most of the students that went to school with me ended up there, and my aunt also...
    Aug 12, '06
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing