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  1. Girl brain dead part deux
    To my knowledge only short segments of the video have been released to the public.She needs to be examined by credible experts.Those segments when taken out of context allow the viewer to interpret...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Girl brain dead part deux
    Jesse Jackson is busy with Thomas Eric Duncan's loved ones, I think Al may still be camped out in Ferguson.
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Depression is terminal??
    Well,,I've read here that depression only kills you if you let it....I guess that means it's a choice like any mental illness or addiction (seriously, I'm being snarky)...another of those "things...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Depression is terminal??
    I know....sometimes I just can't help myself, too!
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Depression is terminal??
    It's always a good idea to look at the history of a provocative poster prior to responding and wasting your time and good energy in a negative way. Some participants here will pop up every once in a...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Depression is terminal??
    [QUOTE=VivaLasViejas;8171871] To be honest, designating persistent mental illness as a terminal condition seems like a slippery slope to me. Who's next---people with CHF? Elders who are in the...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. My best friend is now a patient on the floor I work on
    [QUOTE=EmergencyChocolate;8146407]Thanks for the feedback - very helpful. But what about things I see/learn about when I'm off-duty (i.e she seems more responsive today, still has those tremors,...
    Oct 14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  8. public school systems
    I think it's one of my sister- in- laws!!:yes:
    Oct 14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  9. Recurring Pediculosis
    Treatment failure is very common in LTC. Years ago we had a really bad time on a dementia unit.We had admitted a woman with what turned out to be Norwegian scabies and she walked around dropping...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. med cart keys
    I lost my wristwatch once. I found it a YEAR later. IN my Betty Crocker cookbook in the cookie section (was baking Christmas cookies)
    Oct 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. First death....
    It was her time,you did great.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. When entering orders, please remember....
    Butt crack VS natal cleft.
    Oct 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    True, too. We have a GLUT of agencies in this area and they are all short staffed. The largest one is preparing to go all BSN.They are in big trouble, the majority of their staff will be gone. ...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    QUOTE>>> Duncan's family did not have one good thing to say about the nurses>>>UNQUOTE They may not be big fans of the nursing staff who endangered their lives at Duncan's bedside but I know...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    Exactly! My "feelings" don't enter into your choice. We really need to look at advance directives in this country. Every time a case like this is in the news (or something like Jahi McMath) it does...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    This is very true. And it's incumbent upon the patient and family to make sure theri wishes are known and followed. Our largest local hospice company just recently began admitting...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. Choosing a date to die?
    Obviously our personal experiences shape of feelings. If ,for example, you had a family member or friend who committed suicide you would feel very differently about this case compared to someone who...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. med cart keys
    You can't move in!! If you are the type who is often observed laying the keys down carelessly,leaving the med room door open and unattended, walking away from your open med cart your management...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    In the field they "buddy up " and decon with bleach prior to removing the PPE.Not enough staff for that in an American hospital.
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. Needing some support
    Plenty of people miss or forget a dose of meds, parents often forget their kids med's,people forget their pet's meds, it happens. It's the PARENTS responsibility to make sure they keep the school...
    Oct 11
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    We can ALL benefit from another's experience-nurse, cna or family member. To believe other wise is to close yourself off and limit yourself to forever doing things "your way". We have to be flexible...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  22. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    You should confirm that,might not be true. I've learned very little of what I hear at work is actually based on facts. No sense in getting worked up until you know. This is something that will have...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  23. legal mandation length (illinois)?
    All of the incentives in the world can't convince some of my co-workers they should show up when scheduled. The same people ,time after time. Latest news I hear is we will start pulling ancillary...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. We in hospice have a lot of educating to do
    That post is FULL of mis-information
    Oct 10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  25. Don't be Judgmental!
    Dang,you are so freaking judg:)mental!!!
    Oct 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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