nurses addicted to narcotics

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Addiction: An Occupational Hazard in Nursing
Nurses are especially vulnerable to addiction to prescription drugs because of work-related stress and easy access to drugs.3 Work-related factors that might be .

You are Not Alone
I was elected president of my nursing class and held that position until . They insisted that putting an acutely addicted nurse back into the “narcotic box” has the .

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Nurses and Substance Abuse |
What can I do as a nurse if I suspect a co-worker is addicted to drugs or alcohol? The worse you can do is nothing. Approaching the nurse directly will likely meet .

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Memoirs of a Recovering Drug Addicted Nurse -
He told me that he feels she is very addicted to drugs and that she is in rough shape. He said if I were you I would report her to the nursing board. I am not sure .

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Narcotic Use and Diversion in Nursing
Narcotic use and diversion among nurses is a growing problem. . 105) as a state of psychological and or physical addiction to a chemical substance or .

Drug addiction among nurses: Confronting a quiet epidemic - Many ...
Apr 1, 2009 . Nurses with untreated addiction can jeopardize patient safety because of impaired judgment, slower reaction time, diverting drugs from patients .

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Addicted Nurses Face Special Recovery Issues - NurseZone
“The lifetime prevalence for drug abuse or addiction is 6 to 7 percent.” Nurses do differ from the rest of the population, though in that “the kinds of drugs they use .

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Few nurses are 100% 'Jackie' - Los Angeles Times
Jun 29, 2009 . Wouldn't a nurse who is addicted to narcotics lose her license to practice? Is it common for this drug to be added to sweetener? Is it likely that a .

Addict in nurse's scrubs: Drugs 'take over' |
Nov 13, 2011 . Jim Kaju had been fired from his job at the University of Minnesota's hospital, but he wasn't going to let that stop his addiction.


Article reviewed by DanRyan Last updated on: Dec 8, 2010

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