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  1. Extra Nurse Duties
    This is the luckiest problem I have ever seen addressed on this site!!!! you guys will figure it out for sure, dont worry. Good luck we are envious!!!
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. NICU Pet Peeves
    Speaking of ID bands, when my twins were in the NICU one of them had a label from the chart with the name, barcode, etc, stuck to his back and covered with a tegaderm!!!! it actually worked fine...
    Nov 6, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Mthfr
    I actually have this and from what I have researched on just my own there is really not much. Maybe take folic acid, and when I was pregnant I had to take heparin TID and be on coumadin for a while...
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. LTC  CPR on pt with rigor mortis and lividity
    This makes me CRAZY!!!!! it is the same at my job. if they are full code we have to start cpr no matter what!!!! even if they are stiff and pooling until EMS comes. Yes I feel like an idiot because...
    Sep 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New LPN starting LTC, what "things" are needed
    A sharpie!!! or seven!! to date feeding tubing, o2 tubings, etc. and mark med cups if needed. I cant work without one. I recommend the push-end ones without caps, they are faster and you cant lose...
    Jul 21, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. what kind of information do you report to the next shift?
    Agree commuter. I also work LTC and it depends on who I am giving report to. If they worked that floor the day before I just go through and say "Jim is ok, Jane is ok". and report anything unusual...
    Jun 3, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Heartwarming story for all... Bring a kleenex!
    That is what I love about being a nurse. The frustrations and the bad stuff dissapears when you realize that YOU have made a difference in someones life or day. Sometimes small, sometimes HUGE, as...
    Apr 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Classic Patient Statements
    In the LTC care facility I work at we have an annoying family whose wife has been here for over 2 years. Trach, G tube. He frequently and repeatedly will tell me that she needs to have more water or...
    Feb 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Best-smelling liquid meds!
    I love the smell of lactulose too!! I think it smells like butterscotch and black licorice mixed together. I tried to drink some once and it was so thick i could hardly even swallow it!
    Feb 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion