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  1. Alternative uses for Synthroid?
    I think Bipolar patients are prescribe synthroid because Lithium blocks a step of thyroid hormone synthesis.
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Alternative uses for Synthroid?
    Increasing the level of thyroid hormone can increase peristalsis without causing diarrhea. Since your patient had a rectal mass, it is possible the physician is prophylaxing for future bowel issues.
    Feb 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Online FNP with focus on HIV/AIDS care
    HIV/AIDS is definitely a tough disease to learn about - something physicians do entire fellowships on to learn how to expertly treat. The pathophys/life cycle of HIV is complex. There are so many...
    Oct 7, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Diagnostic Accuracy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners
    why compare them to a resident?? hellooo they arent done yet!! compare nps to attending physicians!!
    Sep 20, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. I'm sure this has been said.. MA's calling themselves Nurses
    DNP anyone?? sorry couldn't resist...
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The July Effect
    i don't mean to be rude but i'm curious...why do you have a 300 dollar stethoscope? my cardiologist doesnt even have that expensive of a stethoscope lol he has a cardiology iii which is about $175
    Jul 19, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Why Didn't You Go To Med School?
    here's the real question - why does this thread or a variability of it come up every week on AN?
    Jul 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Are patients more likely to be honest with the nurse or the doctor?
    Between a doctor and nurse whom the pt has never met, he/she is much more likely to confide in a nurse. However, pts can be very truthful about sensitive issues (e.g. substance use, sexual history,...
    Jun 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Mnemonic for spinal nerves???
    some dirty mnemonics for the Cranial Nerves Oh Oh Oh To Touch And Feel Virgin Girl's Vaginas...Ah Heaven Some Say Money Matters But My Brother Says Big Boobs Matter More
    May 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Phd Nursing vs MD financially
    you sir are overpaid...what city do you live in? Also, do you work 80 hrs a wk? if so i can understand your exorbitant offense
    May 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Phd Nursing vs MD financially
    v Holy 3 year Resurrection thread batman!! :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: you miss are waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy overpaid :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: Where do you...
    May 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    You said "I'm selfish in that I also want more time to myself than what an intern gets." and i deduced "you don't want to do the hard work to become a physician" not "you don't work hard". ...
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    i'm proud to be a rn. i also plan on advancing my career in the near future. in the unlikely event i choose to advance my career in nursing, i won't claim to be equal to physicians, nor will i expect...
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Nurses Masquerading as Doctors? UGGGGH!!!
    i don't think his psychiatric background really has much to do with his opinion (if you look in the comments, other physicians share his opinion). your comments are very offensive to psych nps who...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    :rolleyes: the whole second year of medical school is focused on pathology/pathophys. the first year is the normal and the second year is abnormal. your course was not close to the same level as...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    i bolded your responses and i commented on in red. final thoughts: the only concrete reason you stated in your tirade above why you want a dnp over md is because "dnps are more hands on than...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    ADN, BSN, and MSN RNs get nearly the same pay (i know there is a dollar differential between BSN vs ADN at my hospital don't know about MSN RNs) because they are all just bedside could be...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    for a little more perspective, here is what our physician, med student, and pre-med colleagues think about the article
    Apr 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Nursing Stereotypes and a Dumb Society
    These types of issues are not specific to medicine and nursing. Society views people who are more educated and more powerful in a better light. This phenomena can be seen cross-culturally as...
    Apr 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    Using you logic, why not pay LPNs the same as RNs? they both pass meds and draw blood. Why not pay them the same when they are doing the same job? Those RNs with all that stinking education just to...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    even if they practice in a rural area, they shouldn't be reimbursed the same as a physician...i feel very bad for physicians, i would never wish to undergo that kind of training and be replaced by...
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Doctor shortage? 28 States may expand Nurses' role!
    IMO its appalling to pay nurse midwives the same as an OBGYN and NPs the same as an MD because they "do the same thing". Why on God's green earth would anyone attend medical school, take out 200k in...
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Identifying yourself as an RN when flying commercial
    a lot of doctors (MD, PhD, DO, DDS, etc.) have all official documentation changed (drivers license, passport, credit cards, etc.) once they earn their doctorates. I personally think it's fine if a...
    Apr 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Will the real Dr. House plz stand up!
    IMO house is primarily a medical show. It is about a mystery, but medicine can be a mystery. People at home like learning about the 1/1,000,000 diagnoses. On the contrary, I would say the focus of...
    Mar 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What is the difference between NP and DNP?
    I'm sure the 18,000+ clinical hours a physician has before he/she is independent is plenty of time around pts
    Mar 16, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)