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By **LaurelRN

Joined Jan 21, '08 - from 'Sunny Florida'. **LaurelRN is a RN. She has '6' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Open Heart ICU'. Posts: 86 (33% Liked) Likes: 84

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  1. Poll: Are your induced hypothermia patients kept 1:1 throughout cooling/maintenance and rewarming? Thanks in advance :)
    May 27
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Though what everyone else has said could quite possibly seem feasible. I am more inclined to think (though without labs,...
    Oct 30 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nugget...As with everyone else (for the most part)...Inexperience does not mean you screwed up...The Dilaudid...I don't know...
    Aug 13 '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Lgood, I don't think it really depends what unit you start out on- I think we all feel that overwhelming sense of OMG!!...
    Jul 16 '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. H_2_0 There are alot of things at play here. 1) as most everyone here has said, the insulin drip is not really to...
    Apr 25 '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. The Hospital website or career sites like career builder or monster. One thing that bothered me when I looked on the career...
    Mar 28 '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. though there still may be times when no one can get there- my hospital went to cna's coming in 15 minutes earlier (and they...
    Jan 12 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. i took it, no preparation- it was cake. it's a few med compatibilities, acls, rhythms, prioritization, lines,...
    Jan 10 '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. We did a bronch on a guy who came in with "resp distress"...found a $1 and cocaine residue...had a post op a few days...
    Jan 4 '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. ok- so here's the low down.... some picc lines are cut to the length for the specific patients- thought not all. here's...
    Jan 4 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. it sounds to me like you are well prepared. i didn't do half of what you have and i passed. don't fret...it is actually...
    Nov 29 '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. i agree...an md order is an md order and if that's what they write, then that's what they get and let admin fight it out...
    Oct 2 '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. i honestly think this is an unfortunate result of alot of different sources. what isn't in that article is 1) how many...
    Sep 29 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. all i have to say is wow!!! i do believe it says interview...yes, that does imply face to face- yet as a student who worked...
    Sep 29 '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Agreed...had one like this last week- MD refused to D/C insulin gtt, pt had FSBS on 40....pushing d50 all day until doc...
    Sep 28 '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. understand that an is a site for nurses to talk to other nurses who can understand what the situation/problem/anger/joy/fear...
    Sep 28 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. i should have clarified- this came up at work this weekend. i got an admit from er- and od "polysubstance abuse". no gtt, no...
    Sep 27 '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. it is ironic that you bring this up- i work in icu and apparently hospitals cannot get reimbursed "icu" charges by insurance...
    Sep 26 '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. i feel your pain almost on a daily basis....i just hope you documented very well- imho, this will be a legal case:uhoh3:
    Sep 19 '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. :madface::madface: as an icu nurse who is ccrn...trust me....those letters mean alot... ccrn= critical care registered...
    Sep 19 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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