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  1. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Need me to turn the heat up in here? Looks like you must be cold.
    Jan 16, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. What is so wrong with discussing end of life care?
    If you are in the medical profession, then you surely know what informed consent is. If that is provided, then the family can make a decision based on the likelihood of an outcome they would feel is...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. The thought of leaving the nursing field brings me an overwhelming sense of peace....
    Just caution to the OP. If you think bedside nursing is hard, then you would be highly disappointed in an MD program. After 4 years of grueling education you have four years of 80 hour weeks as...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. NPH insuln
    So, the reason I asked this question is that the on-coming nurse bullied me into giving the insulin when I strongly felt I did not want to. I asked her to call the doctor to see if we could get a...
    Mar 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. NPH insuln
    I would like some feedback from other nurses regarding the following scenario. Your patient is an 80-year-old man with a diabetic foot ulcer. This is hospital day #2, his first morning after...
    Mar 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Oh, you rode your high horse to work today
    Venting: I'm so tired of the day shift nurses coming in and during report sneering or making demoralizing comments regarding the night shift nurses' actions. I oriented on day shift and I understand...
    Jan 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Books to improve practice
    Hi, I've been a nurse now for ten months (wow, the time has flown by!!) and I'm constantly looking for reading to improve my practice. I am reading a couple of books now, one on EKG interpretation...
    Aug 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Oh man, I need help...
    I would say choose the job that allows you time with your family. Your kids will grow up and be out of the house faster than you can even imagine. That brand new baby needs to bond with you. Jobs...
    Sep 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Scared to talk to Doctors
    I'm a nursing student too, and I was initially scared to talk to doctors. That fear is long gone. I keep certain things in mind when I'm talking to them: 1) I have the patient's best interests at...
    Aug 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Slooooow!
    :imbar I'm having a "duh" moment. But, when I'm checking those pedal pulses I'm assessing the lower extremities--so hopefully, I'd notice if there was a DVT. Thanks for setting me straight on the...
    Aug 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Slooooow!
    I have been on a clinical rotation on a surgical unit for about eight weeks. I graduate from nursing school next week. So far the feedback from my preceptor and teacher has been positive--until last...
    Aug 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Intimidated...
    I feel like I could have written the above posts! I am graduating at the end of next month and I'm dreading starting a job. I'm dreading it so much in fact, that I make myself sick and am getting...
    Jul 26, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Back-priming secondary tubing to reuse it
    I'm looking for EBP regarding the reuse of secondary tubing (piggy back tubing) for compatible drugs. If you know of any research that's been published I would greatly appreciate it. I've done 3...
    Jul 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How does your unit disseminate information?
    I am doing a project for my leadership class in which I am working with a unit-based practice committee to help them establish a method for disseminating unit info and education to all staff members....
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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