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  1. formalin in the Operating Room
    Has OSHA stated that formalin is not to be taken into the operating room? AORN states they follow the OSHA recommendations. Has anyone else been hearing anything on this?
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Where to go from Circulating?
    I am 56 and have some days that kick my keester, that I will admit. I also question if this is what I want to do for the next 10 to 20 years. I think you are correct with these thoughts. I can do...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Mandatory Vaccination
    New York and Massachusetts are making the H1N1 flu vaccine mandatory. Should it be? NO Is it that much of a threat to our health that is an emergency? (WHO says it is) Who knows And if you would...
    Oct 3, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. The future of Obamacare
    Public options is not dead from the Heritage Foundation "The headlines are encouraging: The AP reports, “White House appears ready to drop ‘public option’.” Politico reads, “White House backs...
    Aug 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. What's your QALY (Quality-Adjusted Life Year
    good question....no responses...OK.
    Aug 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. I want to know what nurses think about socialized medicine.
    In the trenches ...nurse..OK here is my take I have never been a fan of the insurance companies. I have cursed them under my breath on many occasions. But, when we do surgery on a person with...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. I want to know what nurses think about socialized medicine.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHbwdZXeUFo&feature=player_embedded There are other solutions out there...presented and voted down. We can cover the uninsured, in other ways.
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Private insurance, most efficient , cost effective funding of Healthcare ?
    Is this truly the proposed healthcare chart? http://docs.house.gov/gopleader/House-Democrats-Health-Plan.pdf And this proposal on how to pay for this....is this correct? ...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. Obama's Health Care plan. Is it a stepping stone to H.R 676, or a road to nowhere?
    For those not familiar with 676 perhaps you would like to read the proposed bill its self http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h111-676 for full text ...
    May 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Text of H.R. 676: United States National Health Care Act or the Expanded and Improved
    http://www.healthcare-now.org/wp-content/uploads/pdf/annotated676.pdf Here is another look at the plan from another angle....it is nice to look at what may be instead of just theory of what other...
    May 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. Text of H.R. 676: United States National Health Care Act or the Expanded and Improved
    http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h111-676 Perhaps you missed this link in the article http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c111:h676: This is the full text fast track...
    May 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Text of H.R. 676: United States National Health Care Act or the Expanded and Improved
    3) ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIVERSAL, BEST QUALITY STANDARD OF CARE- The Board shall specifically establish a universal, best quality of standard of care with respect to-- (A) appropriate staffing...
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Text of H.R. 676: United States National Health Care Act or the Expanded and Improved
    The expansion of medicare. I would think it would be wise to fix the medicare system prior to expanding it. Instead we are going to fast track this. Here we go.
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Text of H.R. 676: United States National Health Care Act or the Expanded and Improved
    Text of H.R. 676: United States National Health Care Act or the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h111-676 Full text
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. 10 Excellent Reasons for National Health Care
    "Two ingredients are necessary for the implementation of Universal Health Care in any country: 1. the belief in the obligation AND 2. the concept of public accountability If you think that...
    Mar 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. 10 Excellent Reasons for National Health Care
    Seems kinda hard to discuss something that does not exist. We do not have a plan....we have nothing to look at ...we are selling or buying a theory? Before I am on board with such an important...
    Mar 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Health Provisions Slipped into Stimulus Package
    I could not decided whether to laugh or what....what the heck:) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZslGpjrrKow&feature=player_embedded
    Mar 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Health Provisions Slipped into Stimulus Package
    This article is about a British study? Is there something here I am not seeing?
    Mar 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. OK who else is dealing with Universal Protocol?
    I am glad to see a name for all of this........universal protocol :D I am still trying to figure out why this is so tough for the surgeons.....we have been doing time outs, requiring consents and H...
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. How are you going to Vote - US
    I want someone at the helm, that has experience. John Mccain:yeah: I want someone that has worked with both parties to produce changes. John Mccain:yeah: I want someone who will head thump...
    Nov 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. OR Jobs for New Grads
    Some places require a new nurse to work med/surg a year 1st. Alot of them do not anymore. I would talk to the local hospitals and ask. There are areas that have programs for students, where they...
    Oct 24, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. Exercise and 12 hour shifts
    I am working on getting a short relaxation routine of yoga when I get off work. That way I am stretching and relaxing after my pounding work day. Getting this to be routine is tough, I am also so...
    Sep 21, '08
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. Difference between Type&Cross and Type&Screen
    Here is a nice explanation, alittle lengthy but good....
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Healthier Living Thread Part V
    :flowersfo Hi tweety, it is so nice to see you and so many others that are still here. Having trouble getting who is who, but you are still the same wonderful tweety! This thread is so motivating. ...
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Healthier Living Thread Part V
    I have not been here in allnurses much in the last few years. I have missed so much. the place has changed alot. I have really enjoyed reading threads and trying to catch up a little. This thread...
    Sep 19, '08
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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