Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: Kyrshamarks

From Date
  1. Can you solve this mcg to mg conversion?
    it's 25 to 50 mcg.
    Dec 3
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Why so reluctant to give pain meds?
    I kno that everyone here thinks I am a terrible preceptor and probably a bad nurse due to some of my posts, but let me tell you. IF THE PATIENTS SAYS THEY GOT PAIN, THEY GOT PAIN! I teach my...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. Why so reluctant to give pain meds?
    on one admission I was give 20 MG of morphine over 4 hours for uncontrolled pain. I WAS STILL IN PAIN!!! I can tell you I was flying high... I felt as if I was 20 feet off the bed but I hurt bad. ...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. The Health Insurance Marketplace: What We Learned and How We Can Educate Our Patients
    AGAIN I WILL SAY AS NURSES WE HAVE NO PLACE NOR DUTY to educate people on their health plan choices. It is not in our job description or expected duties. Furthermore on this litigious society, you...
    Nov 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nurses eating their young... a different perspective
    A) I get the Hit Lips Houlihan part, but wrong sex... B) Don't ever call me a *********. That is a personal attack and not tolerated here. C) I did not say don't ask questions, I said to...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Nurses eating their young... a different perspective
    I am a product of the military, but more than that I am the product of many years of nursing. Nowhere in my post did I say i would eat you up in front of patients or out in public. I would never do...
    Nov 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Patient's rights dilemma
    The PICC is a billable item. It transfers ownership upon placement in the body. If you can bill for a product, it is the patients upon placement or when added to the bill
    Nov 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Patient's rights dilemma
    Smoke free places can enforce for their employees, but not for patients. The hospital cannot threaten to discharge them AMA. That would be a MAJOR EMTALA violation if they did discharge a pt for...
    Nov 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Patient's rights dilemma
    Actually he can be allowed to leave AMA without PICC removal. If you held someone against his will to do a procedure it is battery and kidnapping under the law.
    Nov 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Nurses eating their young... a different perspective
    Nurses eat their young. It happens and people complain about it like it is a bad thing. It may be in your eyes if you are the one being eaten, but in my eyes I am going to eat you alive and spit...
    Nov 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Patient's rights dilemma
    If there is an area designated for smokers...whether on camous or right off, pt's do have the right to smoke. It is not illegal to smoke and he is within his rights under the law to say I am going...
    Nov 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. white boards in patients room
    I hate the darn things. Even when I have been a pt I did not like them
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Miserable RN
    Is there a Kindred facility in your area? try them if there is.
    Oct 24
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    darn phone
    Oct 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    the gloves are going to be contaminated period. take off gown and glove same time. I have used the bio hazard tyvec suits many many times. you can also in zip them and remove with the gloves at the...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    that theory goes right out he window in real life with a pathogen like ebola. you do not want to expose any uncovered skin and risk catching it. touch your ppe after exposure without gloves is...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    dreaded double post. ..continue on nothing to see here folks
    Oct 9
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    gloves are not the first thing you remove. you want to contaminate yourself? The first thing is the gown, by grabbing from the chest and pulling it away from your body, pulling the sleeves onside...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  19. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    what surprises me is the blanket trust that nurses are giving the government and the CDC in general. they have proven themselves time and again not the be honest or trustworthy. The CDC does not...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    CDC: Airborne Ebola possible but unlikely | TheHill
    Oct 7
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  21. I'm panicking! Now I can't resign!
    In this modern day and age, Email is a correct way to do an official contact for things like resignations. many places prefer it this way because it takes no file cabinet to store electronic...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Would you do this...? Thoughts....
    Fat fingers..small keyboard on phone with the much hated auto correct...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Would you do this...? Thoughts....
    an ng tube is simply a tube to the stomach. it can be used to either empty gastric contents or can be used to feed a person. a "feeding" tube is like a fob Hoff or similar tube and is normally...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Butterflies
    At one Hospital I worked at, we switched to an IV cath that had wings just like a butterfly. I know they are still in use at facilities. Are you sure that the cath is not that?
    Sep 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. unbundling charges
    The reimbursement rate depends on the company paying. Some just pay it and others fight the charge, which we help do, but the average discount is only 38% off the amount. The procedures are covered...
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors
Top