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  1. Sex in the workplace.....what do YOU think should be done?
    LOVE IT! Umm, can I get this doc's number? We all know that we don't become alarmed until it's been 45 minutes or so with multiple pages and still no call back. I've been searching for this type...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. "Sir or Ma'am" when addressing physicians?
    I apologize for inconveniencing you with my insignificant post. Was not my attempt to make a "big deal" as I was simply interested to see how other colleagues felt about this insignificant,...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. "Sir or Ma'am" when addressing physicians?
    Just curious to the general opinion of fellow nurses. Raised and practice in the south, but ran into a funny debate this past week. While I was raised to say ma'am and sir, it is not my practice to...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Hearing Loss In Teens Linked To Second Hand Smoke Exposure
    And I suspect this is where the hearing loss correlation comes in....
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. They won't stop calling me!
    Haha..it was too funny to edit. No, not perverse my marriage, but preserve. However, sometimes I may perverse it a bit too!:D
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. They won't stop calling me!
    There is a huge difference in attitude of "seasoned" nurses and the younger generations. I fall in the seasoned group, but completely understand and agree with the younger generation thought...
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. allnurses.com gives back to Nurse Educators!  Free Membership!
    Clicked on the link so I could share it with my educator and it looks like the link is not working :( "It looks like the form "Academic Nurse Educators" is turned off. Try contacting the...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  8. TPN disaster traced to "a failure in a step of the sterilization process"
    FWIW--this did NOT happen at a HOSPITAL pharmacy. This was an outside IV company that was at fault. It actually effected patients in several Birmingham hospitals; not just one. Thank God, my...
    Apr 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. VP shunt...yikes
    Wow!! Never, in over 15 years of caring for VP shunt revisions have I heard of that!! I would think there would be some obvious neuro changes with that drastic pressure change.
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. anyone know anything about the "nursing Asst Academy" in Alabaster
    Most hospitals will hire you as a CA after your second nursing class. There is another CA program in the Gardendale area, but I don't know the name.
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  11. Lawson or JeffState
    This is probably a bit late, but I had to defend Lawson after reading the posts here. I attended Lawson back in the 90's before it was integrated (I was the token white girl). I could not have...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  12. How to prevnt Medication Administration Errors
    I came here searching for this exact thread. My facility is researching "Med Admin Distractions" and we will initiate an action plan sometime this year. I found the attached file and thought you...
    Mar 31, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. Crocs!
    Exactly! I had/have the same problem. Started out thinking they were the miracle shoe. Now I have to alternate my crocs with merrills (every other day or so) otherwise the crocs will cause my PF...
    Aug 21, '07
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. SBAR Report Form.  what do you use?
    I posted a thread about this and then found this one. We have a form and we use SBAR but hate it and as other's said it is way too much info. I wouldn't mind sending you our form, but I'm looking...
    Aug 20, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Any buretrol advice???
    Canadian, We use the ones without a filter for lipids. I can not imagine how you ever get it to infuse or prime with lipids and a filter?? I know you guys are going to scream, but.. we use...
    Feb 4, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. 4 month old with chronic constipation
    Lord, we will scare you to death, eh? Okay, I admit my first thought was hirschsprungs, but I seriously doubt it's that serious. We ARE talking about a forumula fed infant, so some constipation is...
    Feb 4, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  17. Parents of kids with autism, please read
    thanks! i'll head to lowes today!
    Jan 27, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  18. You know you are a PEDS nurse when...
    Those are great! ..when you are out in public and you suspect the large-headed toddler may have hydrocephalus. ...when you try to figure out what syndrome the kid in the grocery line has by the way...
    Jan 21, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  19. PLease help, peds take home questions
    I sorta/kinda disagree with the answer on the TPN question. If the child is on long-term TPN, an increase of 1/3 at one time could cause hyperglycemia. At least I would think it could. I would...
    Jan 21, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  20. pediatric paper
    I would hate to have to write a paper on Spina Bifida and limit it to 5 pages. It is soooooooo complex. Be careful not to leave out all the other processes that go with SB (hydrocephalus,...
    Jan 21, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. Pediatric Doses Calculations
    We use Lexi-comp as well. Another good one is Micromedex.
    Jan 21, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. PICC lines
    Our PICC nurses do not use U/S...only CXR confirmation after placement. Ours are typically placed under sedation, not necessarily in the OR.
    Jan 21, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. Parents of kids with autism, please read
    As I said above, my angel is 6yrs old and autistic..probably PDD-NOS (I haven't sought a definitive form of autism since original dx at 3 yrs old). We've not had the problems from the neighbors,...
    Jan 21, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  24. Parents of kids with autism, please read
    Mom of a awesome 6 yr old with autism here. I think the difference here is that when they are young like ours, it's easier to supervise 24/7. You child-autism-proof the house, you can take five or...
    Jan 21, '07
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. 6 Alabama kids were on life support with flu
    Indigo, I work at the hospital in B'ham and to my knowledge, there are no hidden answers. Granted, I do not work in PI, but my friends do. These are healthy children who are getting sick QUICK. ...
    Jan 12, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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