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  1. How do you know if you are doing a good job?
    When your patients are alive at the end of the day.
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. What's a Flu Buddy?
    The Stand, anyone???
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. H.R.3200 - America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009
    Actually, I didn't have much of a problem, if it helps get catch terrorists. We are at war, you know.
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. White House offers information on proposes health care reform
    Well, the tactics being used are definitely reminiscent of Stalinist Russia. You do realize that the political assassinations/mass murders were aided and abetted by tactics like this - informing on...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. H.R.3200 - America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009
    Here's the actual text from the blog page: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Facts...ubborn-Things/ Halfway down the page: There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. White House offers information on proposes health care reform
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Facts-Are-Stubborn-Things/ Halfway down the page: There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out there, spanning from control of personal...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. "Why We Must Ration Healthcare"
    I do not agree. You cannot use an outside and external system to determine quality of life for a person. Where the **** does someone get off saying my quality of life is decreased because I'm a...
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Tossing Your Cookies...
    Massive lactulose stool when I was in my first trimester...makes me wince thinking of it.
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Please Send Good Vibes my Way!
    Hugs and prayers for you! God Bless!
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How about your favorite Old Wives Tales related to health?
    Well, when I was in Kazakstan, a former Soviet Republic, the old babushkas (grandmas) would have a fit if they saw me sitting on the steps of a building or the floor, as they told me I'd never have...
    Apr 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. Stupid Nurse Trick... Don't try this at home... or work!
    Try pushing your patient into the shower in one of those PVC shower chairs that's also a bedside commode, giving them the shower, and then realizing you can't move the chair because the pan...
    Apr 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. ALF issues, please help
    Well, it's nice to think of the patient's rights, but the previous poster is right. If the residents were allowed to lie in bed all day, not eat, and only use their wheelchair, in no time they would...
    Apr 7, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Things patients have taught me NOT to do...
    Or spend some "quality time" with your man....happened to me after putting on my hands....WE know better now!
    Jan 29, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. migraine faker at the ED!
    Um, Tom, Caucasians (sp?) CAN be sicklers, it's just much more prominent in the African American world. Speaking as a former peds nurse and one who currently works with sicklers, I can say with...
    Nov 3, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Nurses who smoke marijuana
    Excuse me, just because YOU indulge in the above said behaviour, don't put that on the rest of us! I really hate the 'shame the hypocrite back' attitude. I have my own issues (doesn't everyone?)...
    Oct 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. In "Sweetie" and "Dear," a Hurt for the Elderly
    I too am from the South, and am more likely to use these endearments anyway, but mostly for kids, i.e. 'sweet-pea', 'doodle-bug', 'honey', 'buddy-roe (for boys)', 'peanut', 'cutie-pie', 'sweetheart',...
    Oct 14, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Worst doctors orders ever received
    Saw this order a lot on the ortho floor post knee/hip replacements.
    Sep 22, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. The most beautiful curls I'd ever seen
    Thank you. I just have tears streaming down my face. Probably part of it is the fact that I've got a 5 year old boy. But thank you for being there. I've worked Peds, but general floors, not...
    Sep 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Large hospital and specialize or small hospital and cross train?
    You've got great opportunities either way. However, and this is my opinion based on my personal experience, cross-training is a great way to get a wide variety of experience that will allow you to...
    Sep 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I'm going to probably open a can of worms here, but I want your opinion
    Look, in an emergency, with everything else we have to do/remember, if the patient does not tell me about, I'm not going to worry about it. Even if it's not an emergency, I'm probably not going to...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. I can't do this anymore...(VERY VERY LONG)
    Heh. You go, girl!!! My mom (who has a wonderful tendency to blurt truth out in a very insulting way) told me " You're so much nicer now you're not on night shift!" Yikes. Well, I got to the...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Are Generics Really Just As Good?
    I work with a seizure population and I have heard this many times - they were on the brand name, and when they switched to generic they started having seizures. I routinely counsel my patients for...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. My Story / Mayo Clinic
    Excuse me. Any place can have unprofessional people, no matter where you go or which organization you work for. As a former Mayo nurse, I have to say that at least at the Minnesota campus, which...
    Mar 24, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Ways I have heard Metoprolol pronounced...by medical personnel.
    Just FYI - Orientate (while driving me crazy too, like STATs, arrrgh) is actually the British english version of our word orient. Don't ask me how it got started in nursing!!!
    Feb 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Ways I have heard Metoprolol pronounced...by medical personnel.
    My crazy psych professor for general psych (college) pronounced acetylcholine as assy-TOO-ka-lene! Drove me nuts! She also vaccumed her house naked (don't ask how I know), would tell her classes...
    Feb 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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