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  1. Who punches a cancer patient?
    Hugs and gentle thoughts coming your way.
    Nov 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Murphy's Law: Drink coffee and anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.
    I knew there was a good reason I don't drink coffee!
    Nov 20
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Inpatient Psych - Ever call the police on a patient?
    The time I really remember was the time a 400# Heck's (good substitute?) Angel got ****** off because I wouldn't give him any narcotics, that hadn't been ordered and were against the hospital policy...
    Nov 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. Thank you
    I'm so glad you're better! That's so wonderful! Sending lots of hugs. I was a psych nurse for two decades.
    Nov 10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. New job is dangerous. Not sure what to do.
    Hi and welcome to Allnurses. I'm sorry for your predicament. My own rule has always been to tell my manager or supervisor that I simply do not feel safe and do not feel the patient will be safe if I...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Taking husband and dogs
    Not a helpful answer but I had to share. My college professor husband has received several research grants and the instructions for getting ready and what to bring have been pretty standard.... ...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Like our job wasn't tough enough. Now, we have to deal with Ebola hysteria.
    The ten-year-old next door has a teacher who tried to defuse the the Ebola fears by explaining to her fifth graders that the fear of "catching" Ebola from anyone they'd be likely to meet was slim...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. Ebola Nursing Survey:  to Quarantine or Not to Quarantine
    My brain keeps relating everything it hears about Ebola to our two neighbors who will be held in quarantine when they return from Africa where they spent nearly six weeks working with other...
    Oct 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. Nurse mates shoes, any good opinions
    I loved my NurseMate shoes! I had three pair in the same style that I rotated. One pair was kept in my locker at work and I alternated wearing the other two pair. I have a very high instep and they...
    Oct 29
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. October 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I'll bet Mrs. Jones isn't nauseated any more!
    Oct 28
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  11. Advertising on AN
    The ads I get are for products I either looked at recently or have just bought. For example, I just bought some new pjs at Macy's and now I'm seeing that same ad, asking me if I wouldn't like to...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    .....and all the red Jello you crave.:D
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 10 Worst Employee Excuses For Missing Work
    My dumbest excuse ever was that I had thought I was off the next day (after I had worked last) and didn't have a clean uniform.:rolleyes:
    Oct 26
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    (((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((Esme))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) I'm so glad you're home again. Enjoy your furry kids! Feel better fast but don't overdo it.
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 10 Worst Employee Excuses For Missing Work
    Faking a cough sounds so boring compared to these sick day excuses. Here are the 2014 roundup of the year's most unbelievable excuses bosses have heard from employees. If they're to be believed,...
    Oct 26
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Everyone will take such great care of you, Esme. I'll add your name to our church's prayer chain in the morning. Please feel better fast. You are needed so much. You are truly a special person....
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nauseous vs Nauseated (another grammar lesson)
    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/p480x480/10603503_901254856560172_3175231851607128983_n.png?oh=6d662ab1deeb5006c02238f76212ecb8&oe=54AB7171&__gda__=1420992151_e0b868200...
    Oct 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nauseous vs Nauseated (another grammar lesson)
    http://www.grammarly.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/dilbert_aspect1-91to1-670x350.jpg ...
    Oct 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Funniest/weirdest/most unusual baby names
    Introducing <drumroll please> little miss Cuce (first name) Umber (last name) Pronounced: Cucumber
    Oct 18
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. sports bras?
    If you buy the natural color sports (or regular) bras and they show through the necks of tops, they'll just look like part of a tank top. I coordinate them with what I'm wearing. I have natural,...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. What to wear???
    I would wear the second choice. You will probably be more comfortable wearing dressy casual clothes anyway. I always was. It may sound dumb but you won't have to worry about how you're sitting,...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  22. Diabetic Foot Ulcer with Necrosis
    Maybe it's too simplistic a suggestion, but something my dad used to do was reach out and hang anything that wad still bothering him on a branch of a huge old tree in front of our house.
    Oct 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Never let them see you sweat!
    That used to happen to me when an instructor would ask me a question. I'd remind myself quickly and silently to take a second to organize my thoughts my thoughts so I wouldn't forget anything. At the...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. med cart keys
    I've done it too. I think most of us have done something similar.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. What's your go-to for stress relief?
    Walking the dog Playing with the cats Playing with the little boys next door Reading to the little boys next door or having the older two read to me for practice reading Listening to classical...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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