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  1. Did i do something wrong? CPR question
    You are definately not alone and sounds like you did everything right. The only difference is I think I was in a state of shock frome that sound and feeling because it didn't hit me until my drive...
    Oct 13, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. How the heck am i supposed to get one years experience if no one will hire me?
    It seems that teaching hospitals are more apt to hire new nurses. I had the same thing happen, the large area hospitals liked my resume, life experience, and job history and told me to get a years...
    Oct 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Frustrated
    Information is from a WOCN accredited course text book, ment to add to the discussion. I'm not a physicain and don't pretend to be, like I have noticed other repliers. Personally I have enjoyed the...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Frustrated
    Food for thought: Main wound management principles are to control causative factors (shear), prevent infection, maintain appropriate level of moisture, protect wound and periwound. ...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Frustrated
    Not yet, haven't worked with her for few days, but I will. The patient is no longer mine since he has had a room change.
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Frustrated
    Great advice everyone, but I think I've been misunderstood. I don't wish to run over any co-worker and I don't need to feel speciall at work., I have a hard time letting go when the patients wound...
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. decision, quit after 30yrs & ride Harley for ever (oof which $ able) only 54(rs
    I use to wonder if I could graduate and retire in the same year. Guess not! I hope I will have such a rough decision to make in 30 years:D.
    Oct 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New Head Start RN think I am being misled
    sounds fishy to me!
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Frustrated
    Not a turf war, I actually care about the end results of my patient. I considered leaving her order the first time because I really try not to play a part in the catty part of nursing. The wound was...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Patients daughter grabs my arm and states that her father would like to lay down now, I said Ok I will have the STNA's come down. The daughter growls and says why can't you do it. (200 lb 6' tall...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Frustrated
    Ms. frustrating is good buddies with the wound nurse yet she is not wound nurse. I did ask the wound nurse in general if she thought tegaderm was appropriate for an area of denuded skin with minimal...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    I have heard this name before too, Female. The parents thought the child was already named for them with the pink wrist band stating Female. Im also in an online class and one of the classmates first...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Frustrated
    It is the same doc. He is the house doc too. I'm not sure she is calling for the order.
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Frustrated
    I am frustrated at work. I have a co-worker that gives me the impression that she believes she knows everything, and is supperior to everyone else (I think she can even smell when a doctor is...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Fictional-Hospital Scrubs for Real-Life Nurses
    I wonder how many patients could tell you what their nurse was wearing pre-op. I have a hard time believing very many, it's not like they have nothing better to worry about at this time. Shoot...
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. IV Phenergan
    I had a patient who received IVP dilaudid follwed by IVP phenergan every 4 hour prn, the patient had a port a cath. The patient had been receiving it this way for a long time even at home ( the...
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Student Nurses and Clinical Funnies
    In school my study partner had a different clinical group than me. There was one male student that was very intelligent in lecture and always commented and asked questions above most of the classes...
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. Patient abuse and the hole in the hoyer lift
    Its strange that you post this because in the past 2 weeks at work we have had 2 hoyer incidents fortunately not as tramatic as the one in the article.
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Is it true about the poo?
    I haven't experienced but I have heard of some bad soap sud enema stories where the nurse gets a return shower of poo. I often think of this when giving an enema and try to position myself so I won't...
    Oct 3, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Open mouth ... Insert foot
    I was in our weekly skincare meeting with the administrator, DON, dietician, and other staff nurses. I go down the list of my patients skin issues explaining care plans, tx and progress. I get to...
    Oct 3, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Eating our young...and our colleagues
    I wasn't suprised by the cut throat behavior. I have seen it in school, clinicals, and on the job. I thought it was the nature of the beast ie. working with 80 - 90% women. Vicious breed we can be. I...
    Oct 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Advice
    I have not been in that exact situation thankfully, sorry. Although, I have found that I can be blunt and truthful with the way I feel and perceive my work situation as long as I am professional and...
    Oct 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Leaving issues for daylight shift
    I have had a situation where the night shift nurse had made a med error at 0500, her shift didn't end until 0730 and I the 1st shift nurse ended up having to call the doc. That is the type of thing I...
    Oct 1, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. So...do you believe this?
    I have experienced the death in threes at work too. I am not a supersticious freaky person either, but it does seem like the full moon has an affect on staff and patients. When I first started my job...
    Oct 1, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Patient refusing meds, combative
    I agree that it is wrong to force the meds on the patient, they have a right to refuse. I too would try later, and I'm not one to "trick" the patient it won't help in the long run. Be sure to...
    Oct 1, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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