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  1. Why nurses eat their young????
    Is it because they don't get paid well enough? Gossip? Mean doctors? New grads? stress at work? Because they continuously get asked this question?
    Sep 18, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Girl Brain Dead after Tonsillectomy
    The drip that came to my mind was ddavp .I have seen it used for bleeding in emergency situations before but it's been a long time.Not very familiar with critical care nursing anymore.
    Jan 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. I can't get a job in the Tri-Cities area...
    There isn't much going on right now. The two big hospital systems have had layoffs and there is pretty much a hiring freeze right now.
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  4. Hourly wage with "normal" hours (South)
    I'm curious to know if $100,000 is possible without working nights, weekends or crazy amounts of overtime... no.
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Pharmacists giving injections!?!
    People give themselves or their kids injections at home all the time with just a little bit of training.Why would you think it would take a nurse to give a shot?
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. What's the easiest job you've ever had?
    ask a job, no uniforms, watched movies and surfed the net between calls.
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. VFib Arrest after heaven discussion
    yes it's inappropriate. It's nice that your still concerned,but your no longer his nurse and the professional relationship has ended.Not trying to sound harsh, but do you think your discussion had...
    Jun 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Medical Question
    We can't give medical advice on this board.
    May 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How old were you when you finished nursing school?
    I graduated from nsg. school at 19.
    Apr 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Holy Abscess!  Not for the faint of heart
    It looks like there is fluid all the way down to the foot. Look at the shiny edema and also how discolored the lower leg is..horrible circulation. This person is lucky if they don't lose that limb. I...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. If you could do it all over.....
    no. I would have definately chosen another path.
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Has anyone had a pt's family member take pictures of you during care?
    you really need to bring this to your supervisor's attention. Taking pictures of you like that is definately not allowed and they will ask her to stop.
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. I'm not sure if this is the right place for it.
    Who cares if it is mandated if you report?Do it cause it's THE RIGHT THING TO DO. Imagine being elderly and in a wheelchair and someone hitting you like that!If the home situation is investigated,...
    Dec 26, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Hematospermia
    google blood in semen and you should get some answers.sorry that we can't give medical advise..I do remember looking this same info up for a caller when I worked for an ask a nurse call center and it...
    Oct 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. nursing interventions in adult health
    your welcome :). I hope you get a good grade on your paper!
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. nursing interventions in adult health
    lol it is very old school. When a Foley is inserted if you start to get a large return, you clamp the Foley after say 1000 or 1500 cc for a while then let it drain again. It is supposed to prevent...
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. nursing interventions in adult health
    Good luck..I didn't think about my ideas being more medical interventions but I guess they are lol.The only other thing that immediately comes to mind is clamping of Foleys with large outputs after...
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. nursing interventions in adult health
    Look at a couple of the different topics discussed in class (acs, stroke, whatever). Then pick an intervention associated with that topic ie..oxygen or asa for acs,c-collar for suspected...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. How long are the vacations?
    I meant more that when you interview you are typically told of the benefits associated with a job, including vacation/sick time.
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How long are the vacations?
    hi, can't answer your question as that will be entirely dependant on your place of employment and their policies the same as it would with any line of work. this would be a good question to ask or...
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. one of my clients i take care is entirely too abusive.
    I would have quit, right then and there. That's crazy.
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What are some unique, non-acute RN jobs?
    i would love to work at disney as a nurse lol. i would do it just to get the passes. maybe when i retire...:d
    Aug 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. If you had to pick two careers/paid hobbies other than nursing...
    travel agent or caterer.
    Jul 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Heat / Sun exposure and pregnancy
    Per TOS for this site we do not offer any type of medical advise;this is a site for nurses to discuss nursing. Please contact your medical provider if you are concerned.
    Jul 19, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Oh dear.
    Our hospital system uses them too..and I have found them to be fairly accurate. I have actually used this to tell friends who needed to be seen (but non-life threatening, obviously) the hospital with...
    Jun 9, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing