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  1. WI law re newborn erythromycin and vit K?
    Her best bet is to talk to her OB, as had been said. Now a little ancedote, we just flew out a 2 week old with neonatal sepsis. The parents declined everything at birth. No e-mycian, no Vit K, no...
    Aug 22, '05
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  2. Vegetarian being asked to dissect a cat !
    ITA, and will add. Another reason is that irresponsible humans like the kittens, but when they get older they are tossed aside for various reasons. Once that happens they are free to breed, and...
    Aug 21, '05
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Administering CPR
    Although I don't do the actual compressions that often, I am there when it is done. While the aide or EMT is doing compressions, I set up the monitor, slap on pads, get IV access and all the other...
    Aug 21, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Husband/wife in the Navy? Stationed in CA
    Go to Spain....you can always visit those other places when living in the US. But to live in Spain.....something that should not be passed up. bob
    Aug 17, '05
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. Why is this so? Misunderstand the concept for IV Bag Infusion
    I usually put in a number that equates to 10-15 minutes before the fluid infusion is done. That way, if I am busy, the pump beeping will cue me to change the bag. That way there is not a period of...
    Aug 11, '05
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. The VA Medical Center Pay
    Somebody was blowing smoke up your "you know what". Most new grads (RN)are hired as a GS7, and that is nowhere 60K yr. It is easy to find out how much they pay. Look at a job announcement for a...
    Aug 8, '05
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  7. Important Recall Notice
    So, am I headed to your version of hell because I don't share your faith, or beliefs? Or can I invoke the name of an alternate deity to perform the repairs in place of your "repair technician"? ...
    Aug 8, '05
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  8. Are small jokes accepted?
    Frankie, One small bit of advice........ Keep your day job. Unless you can read people 100%, in a matter of seconds, it is best to leave the jokes behind during clinicals.
    Jul 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. There was a full moon last night.  Can you usually tell when you're at work?
    No more craziness here on full moon nights than on other nights. It is always crazy. bob
    Jul 23, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. need info. on Chronic Airway Obstruction
    Google...is your friend....and so are some other search engines. You should be able to find something in there to help you out. good luck bob
    Jul 21, '05
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  11. Which PDA to purchase?
    HI, Try a search on titles only and put in PDA. You will see about 8 pages of related posts. bob
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  12. Questions for Navy Reservists
    As a reservist you will have to go to Officer Indoctrination School in Newport, R.I. You may also be able to enter at an advanced paygrade, rather than as an Ensign. Talk to a Nurse Recruiter....
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Anyone use epocrates for PDA?
    I have the free version. I also have the Davis Drug Guide on mine. I use the DDG quite a bit more. Epocrates doesn't seem to have as much info. An example I ran into the other night was with...
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Your opinion:  VA benefit cuts...OK or Not OK?...Take the Poll
    While it is not ok to cut bebefits, it is permissable, and expected that the VA use their money more wisely. Does that mean some people will not receive the care they believe they deserve. Of...
    Jul 9, '05
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Should there be a limit on trying to pass NCLEX?
    That is the way NCLEX is supposed to work. But, what of the person who takes 4 tries and still fails. They will have seen an extra 1060 questions. Questions you can't see by doing Kaplan or anything...
    Jul 8, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Should there be a limit on trying to pass NCLEX?
    I often see where people have failed NCLEX 3 or more times. Some states require a remedial course of study after failing so many times. Arizona will allow multiple times in 1 year. In Kansas, you...
    Jul 8, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Indian Health Service Story
    I can't tell if you got a bum rap or not. There is only one side to this story. I don't understand why the IHS would want to single you out when they have a lot more problems than what you alluded...
    Jun 26, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Okay, Who knows what Hippotherapy is? lol
    Everyone knows what hippotherapy is...... I had a good friend in Las Vegas who was a psychologist that specialized in therapy using "hippos". Her husband is a Dr, and they had a good sized...
    Jun 26, '05
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  19. Family objections to your career
    That pretty much sucks, but, you have to live your life for you. Not for your family. You can choose your friends, but you are stuck with family. I seldom (once every 10yrs or so) talk to...
    Jun 26, '05
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Help!! Insulin
    One way to figure this out is to look at the insulin you are giving. What is the duration of time from giving it until onset and peak? And what is the duration of the inslin. Once you figure...
    Jun 26, '05
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Bush Administration Proposes Cut in Veteran Benefits
    Did you even read this thread? Or just skim the title? Those that are"maimed in his name" do get medical care for all service connected disabilities. Kevin covered that quite well in his posts....
    Jun 21, '05
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Reiki and healing touch for pain management
    So, you are touching the patient, purposfully distracting them, and performing something on them they may find distrubing. And you say this is ethical? 'Splain that to me Lucy!! Just because a...
    Jun 13, '05
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  23. Would you recommend getting FNP degree?
    In a nutshell, everyone has to make that decision themselves. I do not think being an FNP is all it is cracked up to be. I started a program, and was really enjoying it. Then I sat down and took a...
    Jun 10, '05
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. men in labor and delivery?
    I received a sizeable settlement from a hospital because I was told "I will never have a man in my L&D" by the OB NM. Her mistake was saying it around other people. I worked nursery, post-partum,...
    Jun 1, '05
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  25. Menstrual Migraines
    I feel for you. I do not get migraines, but my wife gets menstural migraines. A she is trying to get through menopause the migraines still rear their ugly little heads. She will have a migraine 3...
    May 19, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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