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  1. Broken Hearted.  AKA: A Valentine's Story Sweet Enough to Rot Your Teeth
    "So this gent goes all pear shaped over in Cath Lab" What does that mean, something to do with the ekg reading? (not a surgical nurse)
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Nurses: Why do many of you do this?
    As long as it is done with the best intentions, learning, questioning or even relating to, then there should be no problem. If it is presented with the intent to amuse, gross out or demean a patient...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. No More May Die
    I don't know , some of this story strikes a chord, I am a hospice nurse, the advise you gave was true, from the vs you described and the changes in status and breathing it was apparent he was...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  4. Do you call the doctor at night for low B/P's on night shift?
    Equation: MAP = [(2 x diastolic)+systolic] / 3 Diastole counts twice as much as systole because 2/3 of the cardiac cycle is spent in diastole. An MAP of about 60 is necessary to perfuse coronary...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. My new favorite doctor! Read this :)
    a beautiful redhead goes to the doctor. "doctor it hurts wherever i touch myself. the doctors says "what? Show Me" She touches her arm with her finger "oooooooo" she says painfully the doctor...
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. My new favorite doctor! Read this :)
    @rosiegoose, the post was about doctors with manners and respect for nurses, not what nurses do or don't do. You obviously don't work the floor any more, proably an administrator or you work 1...
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. My new favorite doctor! Read this :)
    young docs , god bless, they come in so sweet, kind and caring, eventually they (almost) all turn into tyrannical dinosaurs
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. My Nursing License Is At Risk - Or Is It?
    Here is my 2 year old nursing take on all of this. 1) read the BON reports on disciplinary action, very educational 2) don't do what these nurses did 3) be honest with your self, stay within...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Accident Scenes: Do You Always Offer Assistance?
    . freedom of information act should open many doors for you without a court order
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Accident Scenes: Do You Always Offer Assistance?
    God bless you, lost my 13 year old brother the same way, almost identical, 10 speed vs ford f150, man was drinking at the time, but cops said he was not impaired. Hit my brother from behind, not...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Accident Scenes: Do You Always Offer Assistance?
    No excuse , should have done something to stop the blood flow, no one said anything about moving the victim, magic has nothing to do with it
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Accident Scenes: Do You Always Offer Assistance?
    All RNs have knowledge of basic life support, cpr, and first aid. Simple pressure to a wound would have stopped or at least slowed the blood flow, no excuse for this at all. I understand shock might...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Accident Scenes: Do You Always Offer Assistance?
    @chuckster, perfect answer, exactly what i do, don't do to much but stablilize the scene and wait for 1st responders
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. End of the (Med) Error: or, How NOT To Bomb Your Survey
    Don't have time?, shortcuts?, condescending at times? ideal world? for us to be able to do things by the book but it just doesn't work like that.? REALLY, well i guess you don't value your...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. End of the (Med) Error: or, How NOT To Bomb Your Survey
    where are you getting your #s, sounds like your still making med errors, "Warfarin 2 mg tab, 1.5 tabs PO Q PM on Mon-Wed-Fri, alternate with 4 mg on all other days." to me that is 1.5 tabs once a...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. My Most Humbling Nursing Experience
    This is a nursing website, sick patients deserve compassion and kindness no matter how difficult they are. This guy was sick and scared so he lashed out
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Deep In The Dark
    You are a sweety, I hope (I think I can) I can hold onto my compassion, I am about to start hospice nursing and I am inspired by your story. Love the military, military brat for over 20 years...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  18. I dont' have a clue what to do, please someone help me.
    @]RkfdNurse1 or anyone who knows the answer what is POA, i assume the A if for administrator , but the PO?
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Little Brother
    I meant to say "the kind of things friends do for each other." also , "what do you think is so funny", and lastly "does not apply to you", sorry was so caught up forgot to proofread, my bad
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  20. Little Brother
    I like how you did'nt portray yourself as a budding Florence Nightengale, you were honest in your story. You stayed professional but felt frustrated, made the story more believable. I love to read...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  21. You know you've been a nurse for too long when..........
    @billyboblewis well aren't you the judgemental one, i see you have no problem because your very cold hearted. first of all the question was have you been a nurse to long, not do you mix your...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. You know you've been a nurse for too long when..........
    @rtg502, "gang green", you can't be a nurse, really , you have given yourself away. Nice try though , thanks for playing. Gangrene is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. You know you've been a nurse for too long when..........
    My mom died in 0ctober 2011, i loved her very much , she was my #1 fan. Of all the women I have known in my life (I am male), she was the sweetest, kindest and most caring and not just to me but to...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. 2nd Nursing Cartoon caption contest - win $100
    No, I haven't seen you're stethoscope.
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  25. Why such high new RN turnover?
    If you got into nursing to be the smartest person, best paid, or to denigrate other's by infering that nurses are the only providers who care about patients, nursing doesn't need you. Long hours,...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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