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  1. What would cause Hgb to plummet?
    still don't get the truck thing
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Yet another burned-out nurse question...
    Im only a four year nurse and have been wanting out of nursing since I became a nurse. Its not what I thought it was, I don't handle the stress well. I internalize everything, doubt my ability, fear...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nurses and Burn out
    I feel the same
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. When Nurses Cry
    The first time I cried I was a brand new nurse and worked a long weekend on nights. My patient stated she couldn't feel her tongue and I thought she was having an allergic reaction. I caught the...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  5. Thinking about making the switch to home health...
    I've been doing homecare for a couple of years now. Best to find one that pays by the hour, hard to do. But I like it and the pay is comparable. Less stress, less time on my feet. We rotate weekends...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. NO LUNCH???  NO BREAKS???   Is that common in nursing?????
    I have read about this problem many times and watch the nurses argue over who time manages well etc... I worked on a busy med-surg unit. It was awful, and we were always promised it would get...
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How to handle an abusive surgeon?
    Wow, I want to work with OBMDPHD, Just got yelled at by a surgeon who felt that new grads cannot work with his patients who are difficult. Then yelled at us for advising her to call at 11pm when...
    Aug 19, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. RN faces serious challenges at work, seeking answers
    Monkeytoes,I can completely relate to your situation and felt the same most of the first year and a half. I was lucky to have a seasoned nurse befriend me and mentor me through. She was always...
    Aug 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Are nurses becoming more negative on Allnurses?
    Glad there is a place where I can vent or listen to other nurses discuss their profession and life freely. Lets view life honestly, perhaps if nurses were more aggressive and honest about how the...
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Calling all HH Nurses, roll call
    Would love to hear about your system
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Calling all HH Nurses, roll call
    Please tell me about your system
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Calling all HH Nurses, roll call
    Thank you HH nurses for all the imput. I can see how this job can quickly become overwhelming. I had to leave the hospital because I couldn't stand on my feet for 12hours (doctors orders) , and it...
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Calling all HH Nurses, roll call
    Like I said, still new and still learning. Down time is usually if I get to an appt early or it gets done on time with no extra problems to deal with. I also don't have a full patient load. I only...
    Aug 6, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Calling all HH Nurses, roll call
    I am still learning the ropes of HH and so far it still beats the hospital, most days I dont' leave the house until 8am and am usually home by 5-6. What bugs me is the cancellations. I can't count on...
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Calling all HH Nurses, roll call
    Hello, I am new to home care and I love it. Still working the kinks out and learning something new everyday. I still work at the hospital as a casual. The Oasis and other paperwork is the worst part....
    Aug 3, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. My God, these family members!!
    Is there anything we can do collectively to correct this problem and other problems that nurses are facing. I am so disapointed in how this career has turned out that I can't honestly recommend this...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. My God, these family members!!
    I think a reality show about nurses would be a great idea, all the current shows are about doctors doing nursing tasks. Quick, someone call Hollywood with this original television concept.
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. My God, these family members!!
    I agree that family members get out of control at times, I work on a surgical unit and often I can't even get to the patients after they come up immediatly from PACU. I have learned to firmly send...
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. mistakes made during your first year...
    I am in my first year also, what a nightmare. I am so thankful for all my nurse mentors and co-workers. I hope I get over this trauma soon and can begin to find a level of comfort under complete...
    Nov 20, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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