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  1. Graduating...moving...does anyone work in Seattle?
    Oh yes, I was born in Seattle General Hospital back when it was located in downtown Seattle ages and ages ago. I am a native also. Yes, it's too bad that Seattle gets a bad rap about it's weather. ...
    Apr 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Graduating...moving...does anyone work in Seattle?
    Nice place, really bad weather. If you don't mind living under dark clouds and drippy rain for about 9 months out of the year, and then three months of beautiful, then it might be for you. If you...
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Anatomy is pretty darn hard.
    Nursing schools ARE VERY selective because so many people apply for the available spots. It is pretty tough to gain entrance without really good grades, especially in the sciences. Most schools...
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. We took a stand against our Clinical Instructor...
    Please, people; go to www.ratemyprofessor.com and put your own rating and comments and help out those who follow you. This website is about the only thing as far as a "consumer's report" for...
    Apr 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. treating patient anxiety
    If it means making the difference between a patient having trouble sleeping at night and the patient being able to sleep like a log (hospitals are noisy at night), then why not give it? It's fairly...
    Apr 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Scared, having a hysterectomy
    Also had a TAH-BSO for endo. Wished I had the hyst when I was 20, because endo can be such a "life-wrecker". Also went on hyster-sisters, they have lots of great advice, and do just plan on taking...
    Apr 3, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. standardized uniforms
    As soon as I am given a chance to select my uniform, it'll be a whites, with white hose, white shoes, etc. I'd consider wearing scrubs if they were hospital provided, in a nurse's locker room, and I...
    Mar 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Surgical Tech with "Nurse" on lab coat
    Just between you and me, I believe that the technical school that is training the young lady in the surgical tech program and the dental assistant program where the oral surgeon likely hired his...
    Nov 21, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Injection into a patient's head
    It could have been an injection of kenalog, a steroid, to reduce inflammation. Those shots can stop all migraines for about a month of sweet freedom. When I had that done, it was given deep in the...
    Nov 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. A & P book question
    You might want to check out www.craigslist.org and look under your closest city's listings. Search using Anatomy, or some key word in the title of the book. I've seen quite a few people selling...
    Aug 15, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Digital Voice Recorders
    Hmmm. Looks like a newer version of my Olympus DVR. If yours works like mine, mine worked well, but I always sit in the first or second row, close to the center of the class. If this is not...
    Jun 7, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Moving from Washington to Portland
    Okay, done!
    Mar 20, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  13. Moving from Washington to Portland
    Hi Curlynurse, Send me a PM through Allnurses! I've got a suggestion for you, or at least a place you need to check out. Gorgeous...... Sis
    Mar 20, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  14. RN as Inpatient, horrible and looong rant
    OMG I just saw this today. How horrible for you, Haunted! What an ordeal for you, and a lot of it could have been prevented had everyone had NOT skimped on taking care of you because you are a...
    Oct 15, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Dry hands
    Cetaphil cream. Excellent stuff!
    Oct 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. My CRNA friends do illegal drugs
    Well, according to her past posts: -(S)he passed her NCLEX in early August -Needs to get a sponsor inNY or NJ so (s)he can get her green card -wonders if it would be possible for her/him to work...
    Oct 12, '06
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  17. Got burned????
    How would you like to be awakened at 2 or 3 am for an assessment and your vitals? Nobody likes it, lots of people are grumpy, don't take it personally, just get your vitals and info anyway. As...
    Aug 22, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. What do you do when you see this??
    Not a nurse yet, but I would say something like "I'll help you stand here so that you can wash your hands, or I can bring you a washcloth so that you can do it too. Which would you rather do?" I...
    Aug 3, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Handling long shifts and pets
    In the Seattle area, we have a thing called "Doggy Daycare" for situations just like yours. Some folks leave them home in the backyard all day, and some folks take their doggy to doggy daycare, so...
    Jun 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How about your favorite Old Wives Tales related to health?
    How about the one about a nosebleed? Put bread under the top lip (between the lip and the teeth to stop a nosebleed. Also from friends in India, for females; Don't lift anything heavy otherwise...
    Jun 21, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. How about your favorite Old Wives Tales related to health?
    How about the one about a nosebleed? Put bread under the top lip (between the lip and the teeth to stop a nosebleed. Also from friends in India, for females; Don't lift anything heavy otherwise...
    Jun 21, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Well Patient Who Did Not Want to be Coded
    Perhaps the man had a near death experience, "saw the place " where you go when you die, liked it, wanted to stay, but couldn't. Perhaps he doubts his ability to work and function as a nurse,...
    Jun 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How narrow is the path?
    I'd like to see these same numbers PER SCHOOL. Also, it would be helpful (as someone selecting a nursing school) to know the numbers: a. How many people entered the program & the year b. How...
    May 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Anyone else with sacroiliitis?
    It is inflammation to varying degrees of the sacroiliac joint, which is a synovial joint between the sacral part of the spine and the iliac bone of the pelvis.
    May 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Anyone else with sacroiliitis?
    As someone who suffered severe pain with endometriosis, I am so sorry to know that you are suffering so much, and especially at 25 years old! Wish I could do something to help you, but if nothing...
    May 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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