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Jedrnurse has 25 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in school nurse.

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You are reading page 10 of When they're SO sure they're right.... If you want to start from the beginning Go to First Page.

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To be honest...that really wasn't clear in your post! How would we know what you intended as opposed to what you wrote? No one knows anyone personally on this site.

Thank you!

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Julius Seizure specializes in Pediatric Critical Care.

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I was a charge nurse on nights on a step down unit. One of my nurses came to me fuming after a confrontation with one of the GI doctors.

Patient was admitted with a lower GI bleed, scheduled for a colonoscopy in the AM Orders for Golite UNTIL BOWELS RUN CLEAR, and clear liquid diet starting at 1900, NPO after 0200.

Well there was no specified start time on the order so the pharmacy scheduled it for 2000 (two hours after the order was placed). Nurse started it at 1900 per patient request.

GI doctor called to check on patient and started screaming at the nurse because "she started the golite an hour too early, because even after drinking golite until bowels run (not to mention the patient was NPO), the patient would start making solid stool before the test could be done. Your body does not need food to make solid stool"

Ummm wut. :roflmao:

Wow your hospital must run like clockwork if they can guarantee a procedure will occur within a 1 hour window to avoid stool build-up.

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YumCookies has 6 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in acutecarefloatpool. BSN/RN/CMSRN. i dabble in pedi.

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I've had patients at risk for urinary retention who ended up having >500cc in their bladder and needed to be straight cath'd when the previous shift tells me "Oh he's peeing all the time." Yes he may be peeing frequently and the patient may tell you that if he is independently voiding but what is his actual urine output each void?

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Schizophrenia a neurodevelopmental disorder. Research supports that there is a link between childhood trauma and schizophrenia. Is trauma the only cause and complete answer, no.

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Schizophrenia is caused by childhood trauma.

Schizophrenia a neurodevelopment disorder. Research supports that there is a link between childhood trauma and schizophrenia. Is trauma the only cause and complete answer, no.

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Schizophrenia a neurodevelopmental disorder. Research supports that there is a link between childhood trauma and schizophrenia. Is trauma the only cause and complete answer, no.

there appears to be some overlap with celiac and schizophrenia..

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there appears to be some overlap with celiac and schizophrenia.

Interesting, I had not seen this in the literature until you mentioned it. It seems there is not robust research on this topic yet, but I certainly believe GI health impacts neurodevelopment, immunity, and overall functioning.

The truth is that schizophrenia is likely a group of disorders caused by different things. Hopefully, researchers continue to learn more about the disorder so that lives can be improved and stigma reduced.

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