oxygen sTaturations - page 11

by Creamsoda, BSN, MSN, RN | 11,841 Views | 103 Comments

This is just a pet peeve rant post. But why do some people who should have a basic education on this call it "oxygen stats/ staturations". Drives me crazy. Ive seen people write it and say it. Its sat!!! Saturation! Ok end... Read More


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    Quote from primarycares
    One thing I do know, is that her NG tube suction was bringing up "poopvomit," a term my fellow clinical students and I agreed should be a word back in nursing school. If you have encountered it, you know what I'm talking about!
    "NG tube draining yellow-brown fecal material, guaiac positive."

    You really haven't lived until you get to chart, "Left pleural tube and mediastinal tube draining fecal material." oop: Trust me on this.
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    Nothing bothered me more when I worked in the hospital (and I guess I have George W. Bush to thank for this) than when people said "Nuke-u-lar med" instead of "Nuclear med."
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    Quote from KelRN215
    Nothing bothered me more when I worked in the hospital (and I guess I have George W. Bush to thank for this) than when people said "Nuke-u-lar med" instead of "Nuclear med."
    Was public education any better before Bush? It seems to me the problem is with education, or lack of it. That's what happens when the focus is more on the number of people graduating or passing tests as opposed to kids actually learning things...
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    Quote from Jeweles26
    Was public education any better before Bush? It seems to me the problem is with education, or lack of it. That's what happens when the focus is more on the number of people graduating or passing tests as opposed to kids actually learning things...
    I never heard anyone pronounce nuclear as "nukeular" before George W. Bush came around and started saying it that way.


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