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  1. Nurses going above and beyond for a dying patient.
    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-29951094
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. What About Post-Op Bathing?
    Why on earth would this be bothering you now? Your brother didn't get a bed bath a few years ago after a chole. I assume he recovered well and didn't suffer any ill effects from BO? If not able to...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Was reprimanded and told to resign.  Advice or thoughts would be appreciated.
    certainly; your inbox is full BTW:)
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Was reprimanded and told to resign.  Advice or thoughts would be appreciated.
    And this is why a Nurses union is a godsend; they just wouldn't be able to get away with this. When understaffed we can submit an assisgnment against objection form basically stating that should any...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Cant believe the nurse did.....
    A fellow nurse approached by a family member at the nurses station looking for his wife, she got the name and then said "oh I'm very sorry, she passed away". The guy went chalk white, then she grins...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice?
    This drives me insane; The OP is a manager; well my manager has added a new job function this week, ortho tech to assist PT ambulating pts, oh yes, I am already unable to do the ridiculous job...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Hospital reveals details to prankster pretending to the The Queen
    When I first heard this story, my first thought was, "some poor nurse is getting hell for this"; Never expected that the nurse in question would be pushed over the edge by it, but when you think...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Tired of it all
    I hear you; 27 years in and I find hospital nursing is no longer what I knew as nursing. Once we were a vital and respected group, whose imput was well regarded. Now we are mere automations, whose...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Soooo, I quit
    You have no reason at all to feel bad about what you did, the managers and CEO at that facilty should, but of course they don't; the conditions you described are totally unacceptable and staying...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Impossible job expectations
    thank you i needed that laugh.....
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Impossible job expectations
    l,ove it, watch this space......
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Impossible job expectations
    Im considering a geriatric girl band...you know Betty White has something going on.....
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Impossible job expectations
    Thats the problem; they only want staff who have never known anything else, and when I tell you, there is so much more to nursing than what we are doing right now, you probably would wonder what. We...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Impossible job expectations
    Just wanted to say thanks for all who responded. In answer to a few questions, we do have a union, poor support from the staff 35%. Non nursing, but great for sorting out write ups for nonsense. But...
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I exploded at work. Haha miserable. Here's what happened? Should I feel bad, I kinda
    thats crap. You are completely justified.
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. If you hate being a CNA will you hate being an RN too?
    in one word, YES
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. When care equals Torture
    so many pts tortured because family, usually with psychosocial issues just wont let go; one son, elderly, alzhiemer dad, fx hip, every complication you can think off; We had to intubate, put chest...
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Impossible job expectations
    Last week, handed a booklet detailing my job expections; I work 7am to 7.30pm on a surgical/tele floor. 7am meeting huddle, 5 -10 mins, mostly on what more we need to do; then get assignment,...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. NO LUNCH???  NO BREAKS???   Is that common in nursing?????
    Last year, I think after a succcessful lawsuit by Walmart employees, we had to clock out for lunch; prior to that, they deducted it anyway, break or not. That did it for me; not paying me for 30...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Why healthcare costs are mounting
    http://www.healthnewsflorida.org/top_story/read/brittany4 Reading between the lines as most of us can do having seen this in action. It works out to just under $5k a day. 5 years of your life, your...
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. USA Ranked Dead Last In Healthcare
    Had the opportunity today to contrast two systems; know a woman in her late 60's who had a lung transplant in the uk 2 months ago; several weeks in ICU, and on a high dependency unit, multiple...
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. No advocate in management
    You are so lucky, I have had several of these managers in my career, probably why I'm still doing this for a living; they are never shy about calling you in when you are in the wrong and letting you...
    Jul 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Hospital will not hire tobacco users
    If thats the case they really should put that in the brochures and take it out of the national anthem. I'm guessing that Land of the Corporate Drones wouldn't have the same ring to it. I have...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Hospital will not hire tobacco users
    Funny I thought I saw something about the US being the land of the free somewhere; seems to me thats fast becoming a myth.
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Would like to hear from nurses
    I saw a doc today, one of the good guys; last time I saw him a week or so ago he was stressed out; I called him at 7am because I saw a Mag level drawn at 3am in the ER of 1.0, pt throwing PVCs like...
    Jul 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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