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Joined Sep 23, '10. Posts: 1,117 (48% Liked) Likes: 1,681

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  1. "Hey, thanks a lot for coming up and fixing the refrigerator in the break room. We really appreciate it. Do you suppose that...
    DBK99
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. A friend working in the ICU had his patient sitting up in the chair and while standing there, talking to him, the pt went...
    pseudomonas
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. There is no cookie cutter route to the ICU. Learn as much as you can where you are now and learn more. Whats the hurry to...
    dy3p
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Pale pink or clear. Have NEVER seen a set rate.
    DBK99
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. There are many health care related jobs. Look into xray techs, lab personnel, ultrasound techs, respiratory therapy. All...
    Tahoe Baby
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Epic is the most cumbersome charting system I've ever used. It's simply dreadful. The learning curve is steep, but I...
    MatrixRn
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. My nursing license or risk loosing my life. Oh dear, what ever shall I do? To me, NO job is worth that and I know that I'm...
    CMonetRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  8. I'm in the exact same boat as you, except substitute in the month May. Just today, I see that a local hospital, less than 5...
    EwaAnn
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  9. Now, THAT's a Kodak moment. :D
    Thought
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Every case is different. The easy cheesy patients are becoming a thing of the past because of advances in heart cath...
    ICUman
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. I don't remember what they all were, but I recall an ECMO patient that had 4 stacks of Baxter double pumpers. (not the...
    dandelion9
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Masters in Nursing or ? I know a nurse in the Chicago area with 20+ years of cardiac / cardiovascular ICU experience that...
    CircleOfRN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. Agreed, I think it's all be covered in great detail already. You will be taught what you need to know, when you need to know...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  14. I left, took 2 years off because I got burned out, went back for another year and a half and got burned out again. The...
    schoolnurse09
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  15. I think it's more of a 10lb force limit rather than ROM. Certainly you don't want them S T R E T C H I N G to reach, and...
    sallyrnrrt
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. Once had a VAD pt in slow VTach for a WEEK. :confused: Rhythm was unresponsive to all therapies, but the VAD still kept...
    sallyrnrrt
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. I really don't know where to go with that, but with 12 years of CVICU under my belt, I'll give it a crack. You're looking...
    PamsaRN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. Can you actually *FEEL* a pulse? Art lines are great, but they do go bad.
    PamsaRN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. Nothing earth shattering to share from here. Stay on top of a spare bottle for the on coming shift and I'll change the...
    PamsaRN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  20. I don't recall putting my life on the line as part of the job description I signed up for and that's something I won't 'deal...
    mamagui
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  21. Can you actually *FEEL* a pulse? Art lines are great, but they do go bad.
    CardiacKittyRN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  22. Once had a VAD pt in slow VTach for a WEEK. :confused: Rhythm was unresponsive to all therapies, but the VAD still kept...
    eCCU
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  23. Sorry, you only get 140 characters for your questions here. :sneaky: I started skim reading about half way through, but it...
    lkoch002
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. My nursing license or risk loosing my life. Oh dear, what ever shall I do? To me, NO job is worth that and I know that I'm...
    Tooimpatient
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  25. I don't recall putting my life on the line as part of the job description I signed up for and that's something I won't 'deal...
    Tooimpatient
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  26. Nah, you'll get it. Hang in there if you still enjoy it. If you REALLY want to be bagging patients all the time and running...
    Clear Morning
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  27. I don't recall putting my life on the line as part of the job description I signed up for and that's something I won't 'deal...
    Foreverinschool
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  28. I think the patient's doctors could answer this best.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  29. I tell you what. I propose this deal: give me the person that made the final decision to bring these patients back to...
    calliesue
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  30. I don't recall putting my life on the line as part of the job description I signed up for and that's something I won't 'deal...
    calliesue
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  31. I really don't know where to go with that, but with 12 years of CVICU under my belt, I'll give it a crack. You're looking...
    JRJohnson
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  32. I don't recall putting my life on the line as part of the job description I signed up for and that's something I won't 'deal...
    Go-GetterRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  33. Can you actually *FEEL* a pulse? Art lines are great, but they do go bad.
    Nursetastic
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  34. Welcome to Allnurses! :) Where do YOU feel that you can make some improvements? That would be a good place to start.
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  35. Hard to say. Be courteous but curt with your time. Get in, get it done, and get out. :whistling: Even in the ICU where you...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  36. Hard to say. Be courteous but curt with your time. Get in, get it done, and get out. :whistling: Even in the ICU where you...
    delphine22
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  37. Nothing earth shattering to share from here. Stay on top of a spare bottle for the on coming shift and I'll change the...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  38. I think I was still on orientation in CVICU. Just got lunch in the cafeteria, set tray down on table with co-workers ......
    NGYSUN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  39. You know those tele strips that look like Vtach but are actually artifact from someone brushing their teeth? Well, it goes...
    Here.I.Stand
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  40. Also, why is this "PPM"? :sarcastic:
    delphine22
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  41. I guess the first question is: What temporary pacer do you use? You should have a manual somewhere. Clinical engineer? I...
    delphine22
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  42. I really don't know where to go with that, but with 12 years of CVICU under my belt, I'll give it a crack. You're looking...
    MeiLana
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  43. Can you actually *FEEL* a pulse? Art lines are great, but they do go bad.
    delphine22
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  44. I really don't know where to go with that, but with 12 years of CVICU under my belt, I'll give it a crack. You're looking...
    Pinkfleud
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  45. His family will just have to corner the attending physician and bombard him/her with questions. Perhaps it's time for a...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  46. Interesting. I once had a heart patient on Dobutamine but the cardiac index was still a lousy 1.8. Surgeon suggested turning...
    Esme12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  47. Interesting. I once had a heart patient on Dobutamine but the cardiac index was still a lousy 1.8. Surgeon suggested turning...
    MallysMama
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  48. Sounds like one of those interventions that kick in 10 minutes after it's called. "HEY! WAIT A MINUTE!" :woot:
    essT
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  49. Luck. Really! I guess first off, don't mention your goal of CRNA. That doesn't benefit anyone but you. Second, it couldn't...
    ArmaniX
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  50. There just was a thread on stethescopes and who likes what.
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing


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