Davey Do

Psych (25 years), Medical (15 years)

Overcome fear by seeing the funny yet ridiculous side of every situation.- Edgar Cayce

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Davey Do has 43 years experience and specializes in Psych (25 years), Medical (15 years).

Artist, Bicyclist, Nature Lover, Asocial, Childless, Agnostic, Fired and Retired, married to a Medical Nurse (Belinda). Am generally content. Thank you.

Overcome fear by seeing the funny yet ridiculous side of every situation. -Edgar Cayce

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    Career over family?

    I doff my proverbial hat to you, Sharmilagrg, for giving us a status report and for making a decision for which you are comfortable. Too often on these forums, we discuss a problem situation and never hear the outcome. We have to live our l...
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    Got Fired Help Plz

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    Career over family?

    It is a common occurrence for people to ask questions not to gain information, but to challenge or point out a weakness in a premise. A behavioral situation is identified, and most will focus on the fallacies in logic when logic goes out the win...
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    Career over family?

    Low self-esteemed individuals will use devices such as emotional blackmail in order to gain power and control the situation. Those with low self-esteem are on a constant quest for validation, so if the third level of Maslow's Need Hierarchy- lov...
  5. In the past, farmers knew that locking the barn after the horse was stolen would help in preventing more thefts.
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    No Ethnic DIversity

    It is interesting that when a member posts a perspective another finds offensive, then the member becomes the antagonist, worthy of negative labels, just because something may have been inferred from a question or statement. Inference is one rea...
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    Need Support/Advice

    Rumination and obsession are the minds way of trying to work things out and get a piece of information that will hold the key to a solution, aspiringnurse. We think the same thoughts, subsequently having the same feelings of anxiety, over and over ag...
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    What shoes do y’all love?

    My first love affair with shoes came in 1986 while working as a scrub in the OR. I was introduced to Ms. New Balance by a podiatrist with whom I regularly scrubbed. Those were the days before every Tom, Dick, and Harry had a close, intimate relations...
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    Returning to Work After COVID

    One time I had to go to a mandatory meeting and felt hungry, so I got a small bag of peanut M&Ms out of the machine. I figured it'd tie me over until lunch, so I ate the whole bag during the meeting. I was known for always eating things like...
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    Colleague Anger

    This person has poor boundaries and needs not to be given any control over the situation. I have said in similar situations, "If you want to talk to me, it will be with management present" and have added, "Otherwise do not speak to me unless it...
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    What to do with my dog?

    And remember: You read it here first, folks!
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    Returning to Work After COVID

    Oh the humanity!
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    No Ethnic DIversity

    As Petula Clark sang in 1966, "It's the Sign of the Times". One reason is because of an attempt to right past wrongs, which is a good thing. Another reason is that two of the biggies, Media & Government, put focus upon a theme and every...
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    Treating Unregistered Patients

    Wow. This is a heavy-duty situation, chrisbauerwrat. Not a situation that I've specifically run into in my career but has the essence of similar situations. Often times at Wrongway Regional Medical Center, I would receive verbal mandates from pe...