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  1. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    Towel = OK. Pouring water over said towel = not OK... ;)
    Oct 20, '15
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Is it true all nurses get MRSA or C-DIFF?
    Yep, all nurses, will get MRSA and C. Diff so run now while you can...
    Oct 15, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Interviewing Emergency Nurse
    There are a lot of people available to answer questions in the ED of your local hospital(s), not on an Internet forum that doesn't vet members/verify credentials.
    Oct 9, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. What type of website or app would you make for nursing?
    If there was an app that could direct the user towards the nearest source of coffee or beverage alcohol, I'd be ALL OVER it...
    Oct 5, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Name one of your favorite things about being a male nurse.
    My favorite thing about being a (male) nurse? Every other Friday...
    Oct 1, '15
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Having trouble interpreting this ECG
    I'm going a sliiiightly different route and voting for multifocal atrial tachycardia since the P-waves I see aren't consistent between QRS complexes.
    Sep 24, '15
    Forum: Nursing Study Tips
  7. Best advice to give a new nurse
    Never pass up a chance to: 1) Eat 2) Sit down 3) Drink water 3.5) Pee (see what I did there? ;) )
    Sep 23, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Do RNs get extra pay for working with students?
    Sep 23, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Describe methods of applying dry and moist heat and cold.
    Sorry, I just don't feel like doing your homework...
    Sep 21, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
    Aug 24, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. What to teach in EMS class?
    A couple nights ago I was talking with a friend who's one of the instructors in the local college's EMS education program and they said it would be nice if I was to speak in class as a guest about...
    Aug 24, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Now THAT'S a lab result
    H/H: 0.98/3.9 (alive but looking like death) BAL: 0.8xx (alive--Indian off the reservation and he probably lives at 0.5xx)
    Jun 16, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. First Choice Nurse; Second ???
    I'd be a carpenter...
    Jun 16, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Finally ACCEPTED!!!!!!! Now what?!
    Get drunk, sleep until whenever you wake up vs being tied to an alarm clock, turn 5 y/o again (eg have sugary and nutrition-free cereal for breakfast, then go to McD's for lunch), climb a tree, take...
    Jun 7, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. ER Books for summer reading?
    Not ER-specific, but anything by Dr Atul Gawande is marvelous to read, as is Mary Roach's book "Stiff", and anything nonfiction by Bill Bass (founder of the Anthropological Research Facility at the...
    Jun 4, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Waiting in the ER & Heard This
    A couple of the EMS agencies serving the ED where I work will say "this patient is triage appropriate" when calling report over the radio and almost universally that patient will be taken to the...
    Jun 1, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Best one sentence handoff report
    I was on the receiving end of: "600 lbs, immobile, constipated, loaded with Colyte just before transfer". It was every single bit as horrible as you can imagine...
    May 29, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. What is your nursing "joy?"
    Getting a critical patient out of my ED and to the ICU alive-ish...
    Apr 26, '15
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  19. Fearful
    Also, if you're not a nurse, please change your username--misrepresentation of educational preparation or licensure here is prohibited.
    Apr 19, '15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. What organizations do you belong to?
    ENA Local ENA chapter NRA my local tobacconist's cigar club The Scotch Whisky Society Sons of the American Revolution (family legend has it that my ancestor got to ruin Christmas for a bunch of...
    Feb 15, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Working in a Teaching Hospital?
    Cons: Dealing w/1st year Residents Pros: Getting to teach those same 1st years--they have a far-more-advanced academic preparation but that doesn't mean their learning has stopped...
    Feb 15, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Best (Most affordable, accessible ABSN Program NYC?!
    Can't help with info re: a particular program but if you aren't a licensed nurse right now, please change your username since it violates the site's Terms of Service to represent yourself as one.
    Feb 12, '15
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  23. The Emergency Department: Where pain isn't what the patient says it is.
    We've had quite a few folks lately suffering from the terrible affects of hypodilaudism...
    Feb 10, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. The Emergency Department: Where pain isn't what the patient says it is.
    Feb 10, '15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Managing Patient Outcomes
    Is this homework? If so, folks around here are generally willing to help but we won't spoon-feed you answers...
    Oct 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance