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By Biffbradford

Joined Sep 23, '10. Posts: 1,109 (47% Liked) Likes: 1,649

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  1. Can you actually *FEEL* a pulse? Art lines are great, but they do go bad.
    Nursetastic
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Also, why is this "PPM"? :sarcastic:
    delphine22
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Can you actually *FEEL* a pulse? Art lines are great, but they do go bad.
    delphine22
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. There just was a thread on stethescopes and who likes what.
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. I think the patient's doctors could answer this best.
    ambitiousblonde
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  22. I think the patient's doctors could answer this best.
    delphine22
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  23. 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
  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...
    icuRNmaggie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I think the patient's doctors could answer this best.
    StayLost
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  26. 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
  27. Nail something else down first. The job market now SUX! :facepalm: (you probably know that already).
    caliotter3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Nail something else down first. The job market now SUX! :facepalm: (you probably know that already).
    lindarn
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. The story hasn't ended, by any means.
    MassED
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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


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