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    ETOHer...(and other slang)

    I was talking to my farmer friend, and told him about the term ETOHer. There is other inside slang in our profession, such as Code Brown, Frequent Flyer, Drug Seeker, etc... What's your favorite? Some of these are regional of course.
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    COVID-19: I'm Doing My Own Research

    Let's add the issue of State's rights related to abortion laws to this already highly political thread, that's what I say! πŸ˜‰ It started with the 'T' word in the opening statement. It has nowhere to go but into the gutter from there...πŸ˜΅β€πŸ’«πŸ˜΅πŸ€―
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    COVID-19: I'm Doing My Own Research

    A teenage girl was snotty? What kind of normal stuff is going on here???🧐 I demand a full investigation!
  4. Another reason why I refuse to join AARP. I wonder how they feel about mandatory vaccinations in order to stay employed, or nicotine testing? But, a financial incentive to improve ones health is a violation of privacy???
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    ETOHer...(and other slang)

    We called it "HyperDramaticus".
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    ETOHer...(and other slang)

    Brought into ER in police custody. Diagnosis: Incarceritis...
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    ETOHer...(and other slang)

    Discharged to the Eternal Care Unit...
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    COVID-19: I'm Doing My Own Research

    Good griefπŸ™„
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    NCLEX RESULT ON HOLD FOR 6 DAYS

    I had to wait 6 weeks for my results back in the day before computer testing.
  10. I am having a lot less stressful life these days because I'm just doing a little bit of home infusion and a little bit of Occupational Health. Basically the Occupational Health job is mainly watching Youtube videos and visiting with the security peop...
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    Frequent Bathing is Harmful to Health: 17th Century Pilgrims

    The American obsession with showering is not necessarily the best for health of the immune system. Taking showers frequently can damage the immune system Showering daily -- is it necessary (Harvard Health) From the Harvard Medical Sch...
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    MONKEYPOX IS GOING VIRAL: What You Need To Know!

    Let's all panic and have a zero-monkeypox policy, and lock people up in their homes. China is our role model!😷😷😷
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    Tips for Handling Upset Patients

    Excellent advise!
  14. What I'm doing is probably a lot different then what you are looking into. What I like philosophically about Occupational Medicine is that you are not trying to over treat like the rest of the medical system does. It's a more old-fashioned approach t...
  15. Emergent

    How Healthy Eating Can Help with Weight Loss

    You're kidding right? A healthy diet is associated with a healthy weight? Is this some sort of disinformation campaign?πŸ˜‰
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    Offensive Badge

    I used to like wearing this lapel button.
  17. Emergent

    Judgmental rant about time off

    I agree. I've always been all about attendance and punctuality. It's very important in the healthcare field to show up to work. I'm sorry about your job loss.
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    Offensive Badge

    Doubtful...
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    Misdemeanor Preventing Hiring

    So many people have used substances but never gotten caught. I'll bet many of the managers and HR people have smoked pot when they were in high school or college. People have tried all kinds of things, including me, but I was very young at the time. ...
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    Should Male Nurse Work In L&D?

    As a woman, I would definitely reject a male nurse for this specialty. I would also probably reject a male doctor. I did have a male doctor for one of my birth which was a home birth as all of them were. It was okay but I really don't like having mal...
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    Nurse and Bipolar

    Our society needs to be more flexible and accommodating of the variations of human beings. I don't believe that bipolar or ADD or the autism spectrum are necessarily disorders. I think modern culture has required people to be medicated into subservie...
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    Oklahoma Hospital Shooting

    What is happening to our society? Oklahoma Hospital Shooting-BBC Aside from the predictable debate about gun availability in the United States, what is spurring these bloody tragedies that are becoming more and more frequent? In this ...
  23. Yes, it does boil down to the simple fact that all nurses need to look at the medication, and verify that they are giving the correct one. I've caught myself before by reading the vial. I looked at it and said "Oh I took the wrong medication out, how...
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    Patient Died in ER lobby

    If you don't want people to die in the lobby, you need a designated healthcare worker rounding on those people. Someone who is posted in the lobby whether it's busy or not. Someone with good people skills who can explain things to the waiting patient...
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    Patient Died in ER lobby

    I have worked in nonprofit hospitals and they seem to operate very similar to the for-profit ones. Executives still get bonuses for cutting costs. The problem is at those are short-term goals that are achieved by ignoring possible long-term outc...