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  1. How has Obamacare affected you and your employer?
    Yes. This person is elderly, and has never ever had a CVA.
    10:18 am
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. How has Obamacare affected you and your employer?
    Most patients only stay 3 days in our local medical center. I have seen many have to be rehospitalized in worse condition. An example: A friend of mine had a mild AMI. She was discharged after the 3...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. What's the nicest thing anyone has ever said or done for you?
    I was in a local store earlier today, and I saw a former employee there. We struck up a conversation, and she told me she was thinking of joining the home care agency I belonged to she could take...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. How has Obamacare affected you and your employer?
    Yes it is. My state has been downgraded from an A- to a B+ and is now number 47 from 4 in the poll conducted in 2013. The smaller hospitals are being taken over by the larger corporate hospitals...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. How has Obamacare affected you and your employer?
    My caregivers hours have all been cut to 28 hours a week.
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    I had the same thing happen to me twice on the same shift with a resident in a nursing home. Then the following morning we all got chewed out for not caring for our residents. They were covered in...
    Oct 7
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. I'm not flaky, lazy, or stupid...
    :no:i can't
    Oct 3
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  8. I'm not flaky, lazy, or stupid...
    I too am sorry you have ADHD. Two of my grandchildren also have it, so I do understand your struggles. No, you are NOT flaky, lazy or stupid. Neither are my grandchildren who are both now in a new...
    Oct 3
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  9. What superhero are you?
    My superhero activity included creating actives for the seniors who looked so all alone. That did give them something to look forward to and to share with others. I also loved to write letters for...
    Oct 3
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. Silly random nursing thoughts, one sentence, NO JUDGMENTAL FOLKS ALLOWED
    You know, that patient in room 208. Oh if I could only remember his name.:unsure:
    Sep 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. Could this be construed as "abuse"?
    If she has fibromyalgia, she would tell you that the BP cuff hurts her. I have it, and the only way the nurse can get a BP reading on me without hurting me is to put it on my lower arm.
    Sep 26
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Nursing Behind the Wall
    My hat is off to you. I loved your well written article. It gave me a lot of insight into what I would have loved to do. I'm much too old now and way too decrepit, but it reminded me about some of...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. new to site.
    'Wwh. H. A tv. HyfsssFfayAZ. [[[__-__] wwwqwwwwwwww a.
    Aug 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. Hello from PA.
    Hi there, What part of PA are you from? I live in central PA. 15358
    Aug 23
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  15. July 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    She surely is eager to start nursing school to realize her dream.
    Jul 23
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  16. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    I did that too, because I was angry with my doc. He called a Psychologist in to consult with me without informing me first. I was about ready to leave that hospital, and I was in the PCU.
    Jul 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    Horrible! Some people can be so devious and just plain evil. :no:
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    Good for you. You must have laughed a lot over that one.:)
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    Me too. :D
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    How about a family who had their special needs child chained to the bed at home (so they could collect his disabilty check). Child was taken away from said family and placed into protective custody/...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. What can you tolerate the least?
    maggots moving, & boogers unless they are from a toddler who can't help it.. I can handle all the rest.
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Feed me, Seymour! When patients want forbidden food...
    I agree with you. Although the medical community is trained to prolong life, what's the sense in doing that if there's no quality in it?
    Jun 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Share your funniest patient stories...
    HILARIOUS!!!!!:roflmao::roflmao:
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    No wonder the poor patient got so sick. I believe Milton made her that way. Hopefully she or someone else or an unfortunate incident got rid of him.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Odors that Won't Go Away
    I have used baby powder and it made all the lingering stench disappear.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurses Rock


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