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  1. Hi all, I'm a paramedic (but aspiring nurse) and had a call the other day which I can't stop thinking about...I get too curious sometimes. This is also something I think that hospital staff will know more about since they see the patient's long term ...
  2. Chief Complaint A three-day old male infant is brought to the ER with vomiting and diarrhea by his 22-yr-old white mother. The mother states, "It started yesterday. He sleeps all the time, but when he's awake he just won't stop crying and I can't...
  3. Chief Complaint 70 y/o Asian American female is brought to the Emergency room by her spouse and daughter with nausea and vomiting. The daughter states, "Her fever has been over 102°F for the last few days and she won't eat or drink or take her me...
  4. Month-Long Nurses Week Celebration Starts Today! Nurses Week Contest #6 You ever had those moments that you just want to barf? Of course you have! In this glorious Nurses Week contest, I want you to make us do just that. ? Is that too disgusti...
  5. Projectile Vomiting just prior to death

    I've had two cases within the last few months, pt. w/projectile vomiting just prior to death, both cancer patients. I've explained this to the families as the body's method of expelling the buildup of toxins from the cancer. In both cases, the episod...
  6. All pukes are not created equal

    Normally, our "policy" is that kids are to be home for 24 hours after their last episode of vomiting/diarrhea. But, of course, there are exceptions to every rule...we have a number of kids who get motion sick on the bus, kids on spinny things at rec...
  7. Vomiting policy

    In my school's handbook it says students who have been vomiting need to be kept home for 24 hours from the last bout of vomiting. My nurse supervisor said this is meant as kids who have a stomach virus and cannot stop vomiting. This is not about kids...