Critical Care Nursing

Begin reading thousands of high level critical care nursing discussions with nurses in your specialty. Here you can post questions or comments that pertain to ICU nursing that might cross over from SICU to MICU to CCU or any other specialized ICU. Some topics that have been discussed include nurse/pt ratio, types of equipment, vent weaning, and meds specific to ICU.

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  1. How hard can I hit the liver?
    by Blueorchid Mar 24, '11
    3
    Biffbradford
  2. james garrity
    by James Garrity Mar 24, '11
  3. I am graduating in May--hopefully
    by ljMatt Mar 23, '11
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    traumaRUs
  4. .45% NSS usage
    by stram87 Dec 17, '10
    5
    ahicks
  5. staffing
    by icunurse1955 Jul 27, '10
    4
    lmferrrentino
  6. ER good place to start?
    by nursingfordummies Feb 9, '11
    6
    traumaRNmelissa
  7. Need Advice
    by kjack0799 Oct 12, '10
    2
    mpccrn
  8. taking work home
    by dhellwege Oct 18, '10
    2
    mpccrn
  9. AACN membership
    by txx119 Oct 17, '10
    2
    mpccrn
  10. All it takes to be an ICU nurse?
    by stram87 Oct 25, '10
    5
    mpccrn
  11. Does it have to be a fingerstick? (accucheck question)
    by simvee Sep 30, '10
    4
    msmiranda21
  12. Vasopressor drips - central vs. peripheral?
    by MELEA Jun 22, '10
    8
    msmiranda21
  13. Sedation Vacation
    by IHeartDukeCTICU Nov 12, '10
    3
    msmiranda21
  14. Bronch for pt who chokes on dinner?
    by CrabbyPatty Nov 15, '10
    6
    msmiranda21
  15. Need suggestions  for Ett taping methods to help reduce self extubation rates
    by tracyter Nov 6, '10
    5
    msmiranda21
  16. glycemic control
    by nursebettykay Jan 13, '11
    1
    msmiranda21
  17. Okay...stupid question I know.....
    • Closed
    by MouseMichelle Mar 4, '11
    1
    XB9S
  18. What to do when new EPIC System delays critical meds in time crisis situation
    by shenewton Mar 2, '11
    4
    stram87
  19. caring for prisoners
    by rn438 Feb 3, '11
    5
    heron
  20. How long until you are comfortable
    by Nurse926 Feb 12, '11
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    shhhh
  21. Critical Care to start
    by Scubascott94 Feb 17, '11
    5
    SAHMStudent
  22. Just moved to new state, another compact state, can I practice @ former state?
    by anjirn Feb 24, '11
  23. Help! New nurse and arterial lines!
    by new nurse stl Sep 7, '10
    7
    Biffbradford
  24. Critical Care Education
    by stram87 Oct 6, '10
    5
    Skip219
  25. To get medical software or not
    by chiuli Dec 3, '10
    1
    Nurseofhope
  26. Trach patients
    by ToddMSRRT Feb 8, '11
    2
    resumecpr
  27. Scrotal Edema leading to Breakdown
    by dtbrn09 Feb 8, '11
    2
    tri-rn
  28. Nurse in Orlando
    by LindaPH2010 Feb 12, '11
  29. Need improvement on "close to time" charting and lingo for notes
    by GoNightingale Feb 1, '11
    1
    Flame_07
  30. severe hearing loss in one ear/working in CCU
    by ferial Jan 14, '11
    6
    ferial
  31. Please help me out with preceptorship decision
    by healthcare4life Jan 20, '11
    8
    Tex543
  32. Does your specialty fit your personality?/Why did you choose your specialty?
    by Katherine25 Nov 26, '10
    4
    mtlrn
  33. What % of population utilizes acute care?
    by HypnoVoice Jan 10, '11
    1
    stram87
  34. getting an ICU job
    by jedi88 Jan 4, '11
    2
    RNpjm
  35. Where is a good ICU internship or residency for a family?
    by simplymemyselfandi Jan 8, '11
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