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  1. aspartame scare
    This is link to one of the Urban Legends sites: The information says this "story" has been circulating since about 1995. I know I've read it...
    Sep 8, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. So.... How many years have YOU been a nurse??
    Graduated with BSN in 1972. Have been working ever since in pediatrics.
    Aug 19, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. WOOO PIG SOOIE ARKANSAS Introductions!!
    Hi, this is a great idea! I've been an RN since 1972 - older than dirt! I've lived and worked in AR since 1989.
    Aug 19, '03
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  4. The Case of the Green Poop
    We have found that the dyes in purple drinks, grape pedialyte, Kool-Aid, etc. turn stools Neon green, especially if the child has diarrhea.
    Jul 27, '03
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  5. Certification in Telephone Triage
    Thanks for the information. I need to find out if the hospital will cover any of the expenses. I'll definitely look into it more.
    Jun 22, '03
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  6. interesting babies
    Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformation 5th ed, by Kenneth Lyons Jones, MD, 856 pp, with illus, $59, ISBN 0-7216-6115-7, Philadelphia, Pa, WB Saunders Co, 1997. This may not be...
    Mar 8, '03
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. interesting babies
    Baby born with triploidy. "She" had 69 chromosomes instead of 46. Lived a few hours. I was surprised how normal she looked. cyclops "Mermaid"- lower exremeties fused and no rectum or...
    Mar 8, '03
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. Charges for Triage Calls
    I'm needing some information on what other Call Centers charge the MD/medical clinic for taking their calls. Do you charge per call, a monthly fee, or some other method? Currently our Call...
    Feb 21, '03
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  9. Annoyances
    Audryfay and everyone else, thank you for sharing. I too have struggled with this and do not know the answers to WHY. I try to trust that God knows more than I do and has a purpose I may not see...
    Jan 12, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. My husband died Nov 8th
    Linda, I'm so sorry. Know that you are in the thoughts and prayers of many. Take care of yourself me
    Dec 23, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The Very Unofficial, Irreverent Nursing FAQ
    Too funny! Thanks for the day brightener. me
    Dec 21, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Profound question of the day r/t work...
    Hoolahan, What about teaching pediatric patients and their parents/caregivers? Is there a pediatric hospital or clinic near you that might have position for case management for chronic illness such...
    Dec 11, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What is the dumbest order you ever read?
    Another classic from NICU. Post-op order: Dangle BID. We are still trying to figure out if we let the feet out the isolette port holes or drop the door and sit the baby on the edge!
    Nov 30, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Does anybody...
    I started wearing support hose in nursing school and wore them all the time when did bedside nursing for 25 years. Now that I am sitting most of time doing telephone triage, I don't wear them. I...
    Sep 21, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How many children (if any) do you have?
    I have two wonderful daughters. My oldest is 29 and works for postal service. My youngest is 25 and is an RN who works on adolescent unit of a children's hospital.
    Aug 24, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Certification in Telephone Triage
    Has anyone taken the NCC Telephone Nursing Practice Certification Exam? Several of us in Call Center are thinking about taking it, but we do strictly Pediatric Triage calls. Does the exam also...
    Aug 17, '02
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  17. Dallas: Flexibility is key to handling shortages--another staffing 'Wonder Program"
    Just a few thoughts. Yes, you can see trends in census and acuities, but no one can predict the day to day or hour to hour changes. In smaller units this is especially true where two sick...
    Aug 7, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. It's 7pm...this time tomorrow I will be walking up to the stage to graduate!
    Congratulations! Keep your enthusiam and continue learning, you will be a super nurse.
    Jul 26, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. smoke coming out of my ears!!!
    Just a thought about the number of RNs, LPNs and assistants (aides). Are they talking number of persons, full-time (40hour/week) equivalents, or something else? If I count all the zero-based,...
    Jul 12, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Southern Nurses Better Off Than The Rest?
    This was one of features on TV news tonight in Little Rock, AR. I'll attempt a cut and paste the feature. Nursing Shortage in Arkansas Reaching Critical Stage Posted - July 08, 2002 4:51pm ...
    Jul 9, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. How Many Numbers?
    I have my cell phone and home phone line which is used for internet and fax machine also. I carry pager for work purposes. I wasn't sure what to check for only one home line, multiple uses. Thsi...
    Jul 4, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. OK, I'll do it, where are you from
    I've lived in Arkansas now for 13 years, but originally from the Iowa - Nebraska area and still think of myself as Midwestern. Sorry about the edit, I can't think in complete sentences after all the...
    Jun 2, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Typing Dyslexic?
    I am also from the manual typewriter era, I used to allow half a day to type and re-type the bibliography page for my papers. Couldn't get the spacing or the punctaution right! Many re-types. I...
    May 19, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    After 30 years of pediatrics, I've heard a lot of UNUSUAL names! These are a few that come to mind. Diamond Dick - named after grandpa Darvonne - named after gramndma's medicine. Ecclesiastes...
    Apr 27, '02
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. ADN or BSN?
    I have my BSN, but at the time did not really understand difference BSN or diploma. I'm glad I have it, but also think some of practical hands on learning is missed in BSN programs.
    Mar 22, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion