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  1. 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...
    8:03 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Would I volunteer to take care of someone Ebola +? Nope . I've done my shifts in isolation (contact, droplet, positive...
    7:56 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I also use the Cardiology III. Wonderful, but honestly, it won't matter. You won't be required to grade murmurs, listen for...
    Jul 28
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. I've been on call for the ICU. (They hate giving people off completely.) "We're low on census ... do you want to stay home...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. There was just a clip on the TV news yesterday, dunno if these were RN case mangers or not, but they said they were stacked...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Wrap it up at 1930 ... say, 2000 by the time you punch out. Settle into bed at 2300. 0100 *RING!*. Get there by 0145, finish...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Yup, and flipping that very statement around: you can't believe that the majority of places to work are as wonderful as...
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 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...
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The exact point of when the patient can no longer sustain life is going to be different in each case. Stop thinking about it...
    Jul 23
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. Sorry, you only get 140 characters for your questions here. :sneaky: I started skim reading about half way through, but it...
    Jul 23
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. I was once told that I concentrate too hard. Huh? :facepalm: But later understood that I should have my eyes open and be...
    Jul 23
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. OKay, I'll ask: What does "ding" and "get dinged" mean? Is this an official term? :rolleyes:
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. That's why I'm always trying to start new business ventures of my own (too bad I stink). I'm always jealous of people who...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. VADs and transplants are amazing, no doubt. The thing that bothered me is that we (read: "I" being on nights), never found...
    Jul 21
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  15. Every case is different. The easy cheesy patients are becoming a thing of the past because of advances in heart cath...
    Jul 20
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. If you want an accurate reading, then yes. If you suspect trouble they should be on their back anyway.
    Jul 20
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. Also, why is this "PPM"? :sarcastic:
    Jul 20
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. I guess the first question is: What temporary pacer do you use? You should have a manual somewhere. Clinical engineer? I...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. Dunno ... I'm not -that- old that I've ever done it myself. :sarcastic: But yes, you would have to re-zero it when you've...
    Jul 16
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  20. I think putting it on a pole is very 'old school'. You'll see that in old textbooks. Have never seen it done in practice.
    Jul 15
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac

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