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By Biffbradford

Joined Sep 23, '10. Posts: 1,106 (47% Liked) Likes: 1,638

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. There just was a thread on stethescopes and who likes what.
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. In the ICU, if you're taking care of a gravely ill patient that suddenly turns the corner you might think: "oh good!" :) At...
    Nola009
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. 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...
    iluvgusgus
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. I think the patient's doctors could answer this best.
    ambitiousblonde
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. I think the patient's doctors could answer this best.
    delphine22
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. 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...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. I'm 54 yo, male and have been off a year and a half. BSN and 13 years of cardiac ICU ... I may as well have never gone to...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I think the patient's doctors could answer this best.
    StayLost
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  15. I don't know what the policy is, but if a family member knows enough medical to ask about BUN/Creat, then I'll tell 'em....
    StayLost
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. Nail something else down first. The job market now SUX! :facepalm: (you probably know that already).
    caliotter3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I think I was still on orientation in CVICU. Just got lunch in the cafeteria, set tray down on table with co-workers ......
    SeattleJess
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. You know those tele strips that look like Vtach but are actually artifact from someone brushing their teeth? Well, it goes...
    mrsmamabear2002
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. Nail something else down first. The job market now SUX! :facepalm: (you probably know that already).
    lindarn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. You know those tele strips that look like Vtach but are actually artifact from someone brushing their teeth? Well, it goes...
    ♪♫ in my ♥
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  21. I certainly won't pretend to be someone who I'm not (botox, make up, dye hair,) plus I think nurses (managers) in general...
    VivaLasViejas
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I'm 54 yo, male and have been off a year and a half. BSN and 13 years of cardiac ICU ... I may as well have never gone to...
    joanna73
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I'm 54 yo, male and have been off a year and a half. BSN and 13 years of cardiac ICU ... I may as well have never gone to...
    jadelpn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I'm 54 yo, male and have been off a year and a half. BSN and 13 years of cardiac ICU ... I may as well have never gone to...
    toomuchbaloney
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The story hasn't ended, by any means.
    MassED
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. That 'adrenaline type stuff' isn't all it's cracked up to be. Sure, it's initially exciting to be involved in a code that...
    Future ScorpioRN
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  27. That 'adrenaline type stuff' isn't all it's cracked up to be. Sure, it's initially exciting to be involved in a code that...
    CarryThatWeight
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  28. I think I was still on orientation in CVICU. Just got lunch in the cafeteria, set tray down on table with co-workers ......
    MrsICURN14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  29. Try cardiac step down, but I don't think that would be a solution to the time problem. You'll have to cut your hours,...
    neurontin
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  30. I, too, am in a similar boat with 14 years in the books. Your post, and my experience, is at complete odds with a few others...
    Charslight
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  31. By doing the work of 2 or 3 people, just think of all the money you're saving the hospital! :) Doesn't that just give you...
    kfitzy89
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Well, if they are on Nipride and for 'some reason' they dumped their blood pressure, then I would certainly stop that one....
    psu_213
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  33. You never get used to it. It's a war zone of sorts and you either learn to deal with it in various ways, or you move on to...
    dexm
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  34. By doing the work of 2 or 3 people, just think of all the money you're saving the hospital! :) Doesn't that just give you...
    brandy1017
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. By doing the work of 2 or 3 people, just think of all the money you're saving the hospital! :) Doesn't that just give you...
    HotChihuahua
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Agreed. First get through the 'deer in the headlights' phase of the ICU (first year), then start thinking about going to...
    ladymacgyver
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  37. Well, if they are on Nipride and for 'some reason' they dumped their blood pressure, then I would certainly stop that one....
    casi
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  38. See this yet? Video from the front lines: Video: Ebola virus victim left lying in Guinea street for hours over infection...
    MassED
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I was once told that I concentrate too hard. Huh? :facepalm: But later understood that I should have my eyes open and be...
    vivere
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  40. I also use the Cardiology III. Wonderful, but honestly, it won't matter. You won't be required to grade murmurs, listen for...
    vivere
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  41. You can search here and on Indeed and find a wide variety of answers. Everything from law school to starting a dog grooming...
    LadyFree28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. You can search here and on Indeed and find a wide variety of answers. Everything from law school to starting a dog grooming...
    mrsmamabear2002
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. 6 months? I've got that in plus double it. 13 years cardiac ICU. Still looking for a n y t h i n g.
    MoshRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Sure, sweep it under the rug. Ebola is SO over rated. :whistling: LOL
    MassED
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. ... and the problem with that is .... ?
    MassED
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. FB has me in a nearby city in the state next door. It's within 100 miles ... close enough. Same for this website. Place of...
    vintagemother
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. 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...
    Mrsclay2011
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Yeah. The blood bank screwed up and it's up to YOU to catch it. Nice job though. (thumbs up)
    mrsmamabear2002
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  49. FB has me in a nearby city in the state next door. It's within 100 miles ... close enough. Same for this website. Place of...
    RN403
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. 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...
    MassED
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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