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As seen on TV

Recently I had a patient tell me that if CPR was necessary, we would not have to break his wife's ribs because just the night before he watched House, and they just shocked a patient and then she was...

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Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

I Make Less Than a Brand New Nurse, Why?

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a nurse of 15+ years, have my MSN (CNL), and for whatever reason I make significantly less than most nurses in my area with same or less years of experience, same or less...

6 replies
First Year
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My coworkers dont like me because I bragged

I am just beyond angry with myself. I don't know why I did this. I'm a new grad who got days at a level 1 trauma center within about 9 months. I first complained about being on evening shift and then...

11 replies
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Charge Nurse in 6 months?

Hi all I started working in a busy ED in NY 6 months ago. This is my first job in acute care. This unit has a very high turnover rate & I still feel pretty new and just starting to get...

21 replies
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24 hour vomit rule

I have a teacher not happy with our department (and me since I am the face of our department in this building). PreK student vomited on the bus yesterday at 745am. Student's mom dropped her off...

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Prognosis HOPE: My Traumatic Brain Injury: Part 3
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Angie Felts

Prognosis HOPE: My Traumatic Brain Injury: Part 3

Before long I was married to the guy I had come back to California to live with. After only seven months I left that marriage and continued searching for what was missing in my life. That led to a...

5 replies
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The mid-day blues.

Sitting here with post-lunch nausea/fatigue setting in. Took my own temp. Ate a peppermint. There is no one to show my best sad face to. There is no one to ask if I should go home or not....

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Handwashing at School

I started this year with one student who has a doctor's note to use baby wipes in place of handwashing due to severe eczema. Not gonna lie, I was a little skeptical to allow this, but after talking...

10 replies
First Year
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Psych Unit Job Offer

Hello fellow AllNurses' members! Would you please give your personal opinion?! I am a new grad registered nurse who just got an offer from the Behavioral Health department in one of the...

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Help! Not sure which unit to choose.

Hi everyone! I'll be graduating nursing school tomorrow morning (yay!) and currently have two job offers that I'm torn between. One is a busy 36-bed neuro unit at a level 2 trauma center, 6:1 ratio...

12 replies
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Vomit Emergency

vomit emergency

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I'm pretty sure they're gonna be the death of me. Between having to correct uniform dress code issues to helping find clothes for those who've bled on their clothes, etc... Not to mention keeping...

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Help Please!

Hello Everyone, I need some advice from fellow nurses. I have been a nurse for 4 years. I was on a med surg/onc floor for 3.5 years. I just recently transferred within my hospital organization...

29 replies
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local anesthesia and drug test

I am an incoming nursing student and was asked to do a drug test this coming Friday to be admitted to the RN program. however, I am very nervous because I did two dental deep cleaning last week and...

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We can all relate!!

My brother in law creates comic strips. This is one he made for me. Yes I am nurse Dill.

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Random Lice talk!!!

My good ol friend mister louse showed up on a kiddo today. Policy followed. Call, send home. No problem!! Then THE CALL!!!! "Umm, mam I am so and so step father and I don't see anything but...

13 replies
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NCLEX Study Prep Tips.. PLS HELP!!

Hi, I am currently in my final semester of nursing school. I am beginning to prepare an outline of my NCLEX study plan. I am looking for recommendations for resources (ie. online programs &...

6 replies
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HELP! I don't know what to do?

Hello everyone! I'm kind of new to this site so I'm sorry if I'm doing something wrong. Anyways, I didn't get accepted to any of the nursing schools that I applied to. I finished this semester...

5 replies
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Mental Health Checks

After seeing so much news article and all the seemingly unhinged people out there espousing radical beliefs I really think we do have a mental health crisis in the Untied States. I have seen so many...

11 replies
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Leaving on a jet plane

Well.. not really. But, I will be leaving school nursing after this semester. I got accepted into a bridge program that starts in January, so I'm going back to home health PRN. I will miss all my...

8 replies

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