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  1. Pushing Dilaudid?
    I think the advice given here was quite sound. Read the MD orders and follow them to the letter and you'll have no problems. As far as pushing narcs, it's simple, push it slow, dilute it with a...
    Feb 27, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    THis isn't exactly the same, but we keep a fan in our room at night for white noise. It helps us sleep. Anyway, since we moved into our new to us house about a year ago. I can hear music playing...
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. morning sickness/nursing
    I have had 6 children and suffered with n/v with all and hyperemesis with the last two. There is a difference!! Be careful with Hyperemesis! If you find you are unable to work, talk to your Dr....
    Jun 16, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    Cherokee -- I think most of us agree that the stories don't have to necessarily be in a nursing setting. I personally would enjoy hearing about anyone's encounters no matter where or when they took...
    May 5, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Midnight Dr. Call.
    I agree with all the posts so far. Good critical thinking and planning. I had one experience w/ calling the Doc at 02:30 in the morning. The pt. was in excruciating pain and the current pain...
    Apr 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Anyone Lost A Baby?
    I'm so sorry for your loss. I too lost a baby, a little girl @ 22 weeks gestation on June 9th, 2004. That date and the day she was to be born are heavy days for my heart. I think it took me a good...
    Apr 23, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. i need some help -- DESPERATELY!!
    As far as I know, the management position is yet to be filled, but she is actively pursuing it feverishly. The other bad experience right now is that people are making up new reasons why I was let...
    Apr 23, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. i need some help -- DESPERATELY!!
    I went to my interviews today, and both went incredibly well. The first one informed me that the facility I just left had been sold and was listed in the newspaper this morning as such. wow! I...
    Apr 16, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. i need some help -- DESPERATELY!!
    Thanks so much to everyone. I am moving on and have two interviews on Monday. (I went in to pick up my pay check.) and i did over hear someone in the office state to the Admin. that he had...
    Apr 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. i need some help -- DESPERATELY!!
    To all my great friends here who tried to help me -- Thanks for all your efforts. I was canned anyway, even with the supporting evidence. I had hoped my history with this facility would bear some...
    Apr 12, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. i need some help -- DESPERATELY!!
    I forgot to anwer the gerry chair question. we only have one and it's being used by another pt. at the moment. You would think the place would spring for another one or two, but noooo. any...
    Apr 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. i need some help -- DESPERATELY!!
    Thank so much to all of you for your support. I am supposed to meet with adminisration tomorrow for final disposition. If any of you can find laws or codes that could apply to this situation. I...
    Apr 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. i need some help -- DESPERATELY!!
    This patient all ready had an existing restraint that was ordered by the Doc and implemented, being the seat belt. I wasn't trying to restain her, I was trying to improve her quality of life and...
    Apr 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. i need some help -- DESPERATELY!!
    i need advice from all you nurses here with so much experience in so many areas. I've been a nurse for appox 10 years and went to LTC about 18 months ago. I work really hard and I'm not a regular...
    Apr 7, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Onsite daycare
    I could use something like this right now. We have a Montesorri school on site, but it is extremely expensive and is only open about 4 hours a day. That won't help me. I work night shift...
    Mar 26, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Thrifty Facilities?
    Wasteful?????? At the facility where I work, we have NO chux, no wipes, no kleenex and the administrater just d/c'd extra large breifs because they are too expensive. WHAT? Is he not thinking of...
    Mar 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How many recommend purchasing a PDA?
    I just got the Dell Axim x51v and I LOVE IT! I'm still fiddling around with which programs I want to pay for. I've d/l Epocrates Essentials, it has a 3 month free trial period. It's pretty...
    Feb 10, '07
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Every Child Deserves a School nurse
    That completely shows their ignorance as to what they are actually administering and why or what the side effects or issues that could arrise from giving a small child 10 mg. of diazapam PR during a...
    Jan 27, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Do young nurses ever have fun???
    :eek: scary! and sad. I guess us old gals don't have any experience with "fun". :uhoh3:
    Dec 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Should I go back tomorrow morning or not??!
    This thread is the story of my life. Call offs are the norm. I guess it's something you learn how to deal with. Two nights ago was the worst for me though. We started out with 2 nurses, me and a...
    Dec 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. You Know You're an Old(er) Nurse If . . .
    :roll I still do this too!!!! You know your a diehard nurse when.... :D I wonder if they still teach this stuff in nursing schools anywhere?
    Dec 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Letting CNA pass your meds, bad idea?
    I just had this happen at the facility where I work. :uhoh3: This one night I was working on the sub-acute unit and the nurse on the LTC unit had asked the aides on her floor to give a few meds. A...
    Dec 2, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Write-Ups & Disciplinary Action
    Wow, this thread has been an eye opener and I'm a little worried at this point. I had to write up an STNA last night and she was ******! Firing off accusations at me after she was clocked out. ...
    Nov 30, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. LTC big dogs at the top
    I'm sure those BIG DOGS will make a grand splash in hell when it's their time to go! I, personally hope they see the face of every person they denied basic care for - surrounding their bed as they...
    Nov 21, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. LTC big dogs at the top
    Key words being "NOT FOR PROFIT". I've noticed things are run quite differently in a NFP organization, than in a For Profit one. VERY different. :scrying:
    Nov 21, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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