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  1. That Guy

    Any facilities actually using an AccuVein? Any thoughts?

    They suck. Give me an Ultrasound over that useless thing any day of the week
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    Investigating Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

    "But im allergic to capsaicin, haldol....etc etc" These patients really bug me some days.
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    While You Wait

    The people that need to read this type of stuff won't/dont care what it says. they only care about themselves. Im sure almost every ER nurse has been coding a pt only to have a patient come up to them and complain about the wait.
  4. I miss the days when Facebook was only available to college students.
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    To Be (Monitored) or Not To Be (Monitored)

    Speaking from the ER here. All tele pts must be transferred to the floor by an ER tech, if they are on cardiac drips then an RN must go instead and on the monitor every time. Every ICU pt requires monitor to go up and at least one RN goes with them. If our main MRI is down and we have to go to the "outpatient" one, two RNs must go, usually one of us and a flight nurse If they go for a procedure ( cath, GI, IR, whatever ) then the dept that is getting the pt does the monitoring
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    All the Things We Carry

    Only people in this field truly understand it too. My friends don't get it. I can come home and joke to them about how crazy things can be but there is the other side too that most will never know. This job has taken so much from me and left very dark spots in my soul that can't ever be fixed. The constant reminders of the horrible things I have done and seen.
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    Why Do People Struggle With Math?

    I love math. There is only one answer, yet often times several ways to get there. Simply beautiful
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    Nursing Salary Survey 2014

    Geographic location - North of Colorado Pay rate - 27/hr In which area / specialty do you work? - ED What type of license do you have (RN or LPN)? - RN What type of degree and/or certification do you have? - BSN, ACLS Instructor, TNCC, NRP, ENPC, PALS, BLS, CEN and EMT-B shortly How many years of experience do you have? - 3 Are you full-time, part-time, or casual / per diem / PRN status? - FT What shift do you work? - nights Do you receive any shift differential? - Nights and evenings and weekends Are you a manager or supervisor? - no
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    Everyone Won't Succeed. And That's Okay!

    Settling is a personal choice, not a punishment. You can choose to settle or to overcome.
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    Nursing School Won't Teach You These Things (Part 2)

    And that is the problem! that is why we have bad nurses or nurses that constantly make mistakes. You want to blow smoke up their skirt instead of addressing issues. If little Susie RN over there is bad at her job, she better know about it so she can shape up. Yes there are tactful ways of going about doing that, but just simply avoiding the subject d/t feelings is way more damaging.
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    Nursing School Won't Teach You These Things (Part 2)

    Number 9 couldnt be more false.
  12. That Guy

    Funniest, Weirdest, Most Unusual Baby Names

    Hello Debbie Downer, go ahead and have a seat outside this thread.
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    Funniest, Weirdest, Most Unusual Baby Names

    I can say that I have seen that with dogs a lot, especially remington.
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    Funniest, Weirdest, Most Unusual Baby Names

    We joked that would we start a little black book of these names at work. Seriously what are these parents thinking!? Its like they purposely come up with the stupidest **** they can to be different. Anyways, I know a Bunny, Starburst and I have seen a La-a before.
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