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  1. Hospice, TPN, Ovarian Cancer
    Agreed. Just trying to show that patients should be given full information from a variety of perspectives so they can give informed consent to whatever they choose to do.
    Jul 1, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Hospice, TPN, Ovarian Cancer
    You have to keep in mind that cancer cells require more nutrients than normal cells & when nutrition is supplied the cancer cells feed first. Less nutrition can amount to slower growth of the cancer...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. FYI - GROUP ONE  Members List  in DFW
    Add Nursefinders to your list.
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. hosp. staffing agency recommendations in fort worth area
    There is an AAS in Dallas-think it is in Irving to be precise. Avoid Favorite because they are known to say there is work and cancel right before the shift.
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. Appropriate for Hospice?
    The criteria for hospice is that two physicians must cerify that if the condition runs its normal course they estimate a six month or less prognosis for the patient. In addition, there are disease...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Becoming a CEN as a new grad?
    Don't think the CEN without the experience will help you get the job. Joining the ENA would probably do you better when looking for an ER job because it will demonstrate an genuine interest in that...
    May 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Is this bizarre?
    This is more common than you might think. The only hope would be to talk to the Nurse Educator for the floor and ask the N.E. to talk to the manager. Have been in this position and started...
    May 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Too many know it "allnurses"
    I totally agree with you on this...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Too many know it "allnurses"
    I wish I could say I see what you see. Maybe the degrading and attacks are more selective. I rarely post here anymore because of some of the viciousness displayed, together with selective...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Nurses, are you glad that Obamas Healthcare Bill Passed?
    With minimal regulatory control over the healthcare insurance industry, maintaining employer-based healthcare insurance (reducing personal options for chosing one's supplier of healthcare insurance...
    Apr 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I want to be an ER nurse...... help
    Try calling level I or II trauma ERs and ask to speak to the Nurse Educator. That is the person who can fill you in on the training given. I would not recommend going to anything less than a level...
    Mar 15, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Good Personalities for ER Nursing?
    You misunderstood what I meant about changing priorities. As you must know, ICU changing priorities are no where near the complexity found in a busy ER, where there can be more than six beds (filled...
    Feb 28, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Good Personalities for ER Nursing?
    You will have to be able to have the ability to constantly change your priorities. Lists of things to do (per patient) are OK, but you may have to juggle about 6 of those lists at one time. ...
    Feb 27, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Graves disease thyroidectomy
    Based on my experience in the PACU, I would say no because the other forms of general anesthesia are more easily reversed if the need arises. Propofol was generally reserved for the quicker...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Graves disease thyroidectomy
    http://thyroid.about.com/od/thyroiddrugstreatments/a/thyroidsurgery.htm
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. CHICAGO  VS. TEXAS
    Having transplanted to the DFW area from a major NE city over 14 years ago, I think the ONLY thing that can make you love Texas more than Chicago would be the lower cost rent. Be sure to visit in...
    Feb 19, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. St. Vincent's, Last Catholic Hospital In Manhattan NYC May Close
    How very very sad
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Gum Chewing
    The only ones that ever know that I am a habitual gum chewer are the people that see me pop the gum in my mouth and the ones who make it a point to complain on how much they hate gum chewers. I...
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Scrub store in Dallas
    There is a decent one in the Stonebriar Mall in Frisco-Preston/121. I have been told about a good one in the Grapevine Mills Mall, too.
    Jan 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. BCEN - to do or not?
    Although I am not familiar with the new format, the CEN exam had minimal invasive motoring questions, if any. What I remember is more of an emphasis on trauma and stabilization. You can always go...
    Nov 1, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Dallas, TX- Baylor or Parkland?
    It would depend on what you are looking for. Parkland is a county hospital with a world class rep. If you what to learn hard core nursing, then this is the place to go. Not a designer hospital...
    Nov 1, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. What to do when you've had it!
    Ohhhh, do I know where you are coming from... Thought that travel nursing and agency would be different and it oonly got worse because I became the scapegoat for the very thing i thought I would...
    Nov 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Hospice Nurses...please read my thread
    Trust me. You will not regret your decision. I started as a hospice Case Manager a little over a month ago & don't regret it one iota, even though I probably work for one of the lower quality...
    Oct 4, '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  24. Patient Complaints In Spite of Good Care
    You said that you are one of many to resign. That says to me that it is an 'it's either you or me' attitude & you are one of many that become the scapegoat under this manager. It is a shame; but,...
    Oct 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. how do I post a youtube video?
    Giving Grace's one a try because I am dying to see it 4ZRdWiDL6Zs Yep, it worked. Just use the stuff before the the symbols start 4ZRdWiDL6Zs on between the youtube bracketed thingys
    Sep 28, '09
    Forum: How To Use Site


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