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  1. Who reads your mantoux (PPD) test?
    at my place.. test is placed at Occ health & can be read by any RN. I've had mine read by a nurse manager on my unit one time & by fellow staff RNs.
    May 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. IV site rotation
    dressing changes & fixing IV connections can be very helpful, but don't always work if the IV is just in a bad spot.
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  3. IV site rotation
    field IV's are supposed to be changed at or after 24 hrs.. Iv's placed in our hospital are good for 4 days as long as the site & dressing is alright. obviously if there's leaking, or the IV's not...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  4. A Plea to Nurses Everywhere
    ^ THIS!!!! Sooooo much this... it can be difficult to remember in the heat of a stressful situation, but the above is very well put - Kudos Amnesty!
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. What do you eat before work?
    I work nights.. I typically have some kind of meat protein like chicken, tuna/tilapia, or steak, paired with vegetables like green beans or broccoli, sometimes red potato or sweet potato instead. I...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Habits you picked up from work...
    trying to swipe my badge on our bedroom door, the bathroom door.. & it's usually when I don't even have my badge on! Also at work, trying to swipe my badge on doors that don't require badge access.
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. You might be a night shifter if...
    my husband actually drives me to & from work - I couldn't drive home after working 12ish hours!
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Does your hospital ID badge have your first AND last name on it?
    Our badges just have the first name.. I wouldn't mind having my last initial on there, but I don't like having my last name freely available. I did have one patient ask me my last name recently. I...
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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