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  1. Image Conscious
    I say "Hold your head high and they will see who you are.."
    Nov 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why does only nursing have to put the patients first?
    It's called accountability..Every unit has to speak up and streamline what other Disciplines are Supposed to be doing! Call them on it. Of course we care/look after our patients but we can't be the...
    Jun 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Reccomend a gender neutral title to replace "Nurse"!
    I think you are the one having a problem with the title Nurse..I would wonder why?
    Jun 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Finding myself negative these days. Can my expectations be too high?
    I REALLY hear you on this...I work on a Unit that has the same nonchalance! There are those that know/expect that you will pick up the slack or jump in when things are critical. You can't turn a...
    May 2, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. Finding myself negative these days. Can my expectations be too high?
    I have been tossing/turning about this very topic..ready to quit. I am on a med/Surg unit that is basically a step down unit to ICU. I have been torn about how to reach these staff that do the...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. How do you organize your day?
    I would love to see your"Brains" Any new tips always help.THNX.
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. Causes of chronic nausea?
    I know that when my son was about 8yrs old..he was always bent over with abd pain before school and at night when he went to bed. Took him to DR because son was not the type to fake it/complain. he...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  8. This is Too weird...
    I wonder why people are soo afraid of taking someone aside and just asking? With care. I think our job is too risky to let things like that slide. People react to kindness. That you will call..no...
    Sep 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What is " chart review?"
    Who would go through Nursing school and want to do just "chart review"..That scares me..Why would you go through Nursing at all!
    Sep 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Ripped Off
    I say..Get them..before they get you!..Plan your own celebration on another date..Go in all smiles and excited for your Pinning..knowing you have your own party to look forward to. When life hands...
    Sep 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. HELP!! Ostomy problems
    I might revert to a wound manager draining to a foley cath bag for times of ++diahrea..you can use a convex seal. I might try something like maalox to the excoriated peri-stoma skin. Just a thought.
    Apr 18, '08
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  12. Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    I agree that there a few insecure Nurses that tend to be impatient/too busy to try to help/guide new nurses. I find that most try to help. I "know that I was once a new nurse". I had a great mentor....
    Feb 1, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Shocked At Nurses Actions Tonight
    I just can't believe there is a debate about this at all. I can't imagine someone wanting to be a nurse with prejudice like that. It is embarassing to our profession..it is embarassing as a person...
    Nov 24, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Shocked At Nurses Actions Tonight
    I just can't believe there is a debate about this at all. I can't imagine someone wanting to be a nurse with prejudice like that. It is embarassing to our profession..it is embarassing as a person...
    Nov 24, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Morgellon's Disease
    What a coincidece! I just finished reading the book"Bloodstream" by Tess Gerritson. Deals with very similar symptons. Flourescent "bugs",psychosis and maybe something to do with floodwaters...don't...
    Oct 11, '06
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. Best shoes ever?
    Crocs,Dawgs,clogs were banned at our hospital.You won't be covered by Workman's compensation if you injure yourself .Everyone used to wear them.
    Aug 26, '06
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. Have you ever taken care of a famous pt?
    I looked after a man who is (was)famous and very respected in sports. I didn't realize and he didn't say a word.He was the most unassuming person. I gave him a pair of pajamas that were too small..He...
    Aug 17, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Drug addicted nurses
    How sad,Gianni,for you. You reached out to a community of your peers(the caring profession) What you got from most of them is who is right about their point of view. I feel you are reaching out and...
    Jan 14, '06
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Floating of ICU RNs
    I here you loud and clear..I'm not an ICU nurse.but a floor nurse. Our unit staffs the hosp(We are a med-surg unit) Staffing waits to see our staffing per shift. No workload relief allowed..even...
    Jan 5, '06
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. Safe Pt Ratios for Med Surg
    I work on a med-surg unit in Canada..work straight nights.That seems to be when people go sour or things happen. There's no knitting going on(as some people think of N shift) There are 36 pts with 3...
    Jan 3, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. Are you new here?
    :kiss :smokin: hi,I'm new..I cant believe what a great find this site is..I love advice,opinions firsthand rather than a book anyday...Keep a positive attitude.."It"s All Good"
    Jan 2, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  22. Where have all the experienced nurses gone?
    I am new to posting..but I am a med-surg nurse for 9 yrs. This topic is so relevant(even in Canada). The unit i work on is physically/mentally draining everyday.As an RN on this unit you are...
    Jan 2, '06
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


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