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  1. drawing blood
    Here's another site that breaks the steps down really well: http://www.med.uottawa.ca/procedures/iv/
    May 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Discovering how harmfull most prescribed chemicles are how do you live with yourself?
    You have to consider that part of what makes medicine medicine is it's potency of effect. Medications are only able to improve disease insofar as they cause physiological change. Sure, not many...
    May 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Most horrific interview ever !
    He tested your mettle and you passed!!
    May 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. nurse aesthetician
    Just curious, would you work at a derm practice as a nurse aesthetician?
    May 5, '11
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  5. Sharing Prescription Drugs
    Would you send cake and visit them in the pen?
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Odd behavior with psycosomatic symptoms
    I might be wrong, but I think conversion disorder, like somatization disorder, will involve multiple unverifiable pain symptoms as a pattern of coping. I guess an accurate history would help, huh?
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Odd behavior with psycosomatic symptoms
    The patients refusal of most treatments sounds like a factitious behavior or, as you suggest, the pain is present and not exaggerated--we know that patients with high anxiety commonly experience...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Which Pathophysioloy book would you want
    Robbins' Pathology is the definitive source, and you could also use it as a chair.
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Infected Cancerous abscess
    Post back up when you find out from the physician!
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Acceptable Mens Hair Styles
    You are not tired enough if this concerns you. They probably don't care that much about your hair, because they are tired.
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. reamed out for using soft wrist restraints
    If the doc ordered it... but you could have considered a warmed humidified high flow if the patient would tolerate as a less restrictive.
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. You're On Stage
    It just sounds like somebody has a bad case of the Mondays.
    Apr 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. You're On Stage
    Maybe this: http://blog.cep.com/bid/21152/Health-care-reform-and-patient-satisfaction I'll admit, I had no idea HCAHPS was going to become a CMS cutoff metric; that makes me sad. :crying2:
    Apr 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. You're On Stage
    What are you talking about?
    Apr 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. You're On Stage
    I wish for once they would pay HR and management based on employee satisfaction surveys. I'm sorry your friend works in such a horrible example of this trend.
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Being prepared
    Agree with all the above, observe. As I'm sure you noticed, a small army of well trained staff work the code, just pay attention. No one is going to come up to you, being a student, and say "well you...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    I didn't mean to weigh in on whether I thought DNP's should be called Dr. in the clinical setting--I'm not sure I have a meaningful opinion on it. I just meant that we all have similar responses when...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    This discussion makes me think of an article I read recently about Physicians being very upset with DNPs calling themselves Dr. So-so.
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Salem sump NG tube
    There's an adapter piece that allows it to be done. It should not be done without the adapter.
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. lifting requirements for hospitals in NE tx
    You know what they say, everything's bigger in Texas.
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. A match?
    And if you don't like your personality type, you can always just pick a different one. Ah, the Myers-Briggs.
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How do you handle the smells?
    You can try Vicks for a while, but at some point you have to desensitize. That involves finding some really horrific smells, focusing all of your willpower, and trapping yourself in proximity to it....
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Will this effect me?????
    Poor communication can be distressing to patients and families going through the illness process. I would suggest attending a local toastmasters club or something similar to improve your speaking...
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What kind of snacks can I get for the nurses at the floor where I had my clinicals?
    There's always room for dark chocolate pieces on a fruit tray.
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Im doing my job,Im not part of your team
    You should use the same signature line for all of your correspondence and cc to her. Maybe she'll get the idea.
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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