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By Biffbradford

Joined Sep 23, '10. Posts: 1,109 (47% Liked) Likes: 1,648

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  1. 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...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. Nothing earth shattering to share from here. Stay on top of a spare bottle for the on coming shift and I'll change the...
    Sep 27
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. Welcome to Allnurses! :) Where do YOU feel that you can make some improvements? That would be a good place to start.
    Sep 24
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. Have done it both ways. In a code situation we've even 'squeezed in' fluid or blood.
    Sep 22
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. Can you actually *FEEL* a pulse? Art lines are great, but they do go bad.
    Sep 22
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. His family will just have to corner the attending physician and bombard him/her with questions. Perhaps it's time for a...
    Sep 19
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. Interesting. I once had a heart patient on Dobutamine but the cardiac index was still a lousy 1.8. Surgeon suggested turning...
    Sep 18
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. 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...
    Sep 14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. I'll relocate in state - Wisconsin. No desire to live anywhere else.
    Sep 14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. There just was a thread on stethescopes and who likes what.
    Sep 11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. Around here, if you work agency for a hospital, the hospital won't touch you for a year.
    Sep 10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. Luck. Really! I guess first off, don't mention your goal of CRNA. That doesn't benefit anyone but you. Second, it couldn't...
    Sep 9
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. 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...
    Sep 6
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  14. I've seen RNs sent home so the charge nurse can take an extra patient in order to 'meet the staffing matrix'.
    Sep 4
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. Vents on the floor? What will they think of next? I would review ABGs then. Perhaps basic vent settings. Trach suctioning...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  16. Sounds like one of those interventions that kick in 10 minutes after it's called. "HEY! WAIT A MINUTE!" :woot:
    Sep 4
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. I think the patient's doctors could answer this best.
    Sep 3
    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...
    Sep 2
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. Nail something else down first. The job market now SUX! :facepalm: (you probably know that already).
    Sep 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. 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....
    Aug 31
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac

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