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By ~*Stargazer*~

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  1. Being responsible for supervision and delegation isn't the same as the person working "under your license". They have their...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. I could be wrong, but the tech isn't working under your license. He is working under the Medical Director's license, just...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Hi, former infusion nurse here, current ED nurse. I start a lot of IVs and can honestly say I'm decent at it. I work in an...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  4. Thank you for coming back to clarify. Edited to add: Sorry, I was typing up a response when I got interrupted. I do...
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. No, not every cardiac arrest needs to go to the cath lab, but a frequent cause of V-Fib arrest is AMI, and those patients...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. I would tend to agree with this. We are a nation of fear. It is so obvious.
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. With this I agree. Fear can be useful, as when it prevents us from taking unnecessary risk that can put life and limb in...
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Honestly, I don't expect an immediate Ebola-plague-epidemic to wipe out half of the U.S. I think this will have...
    Aug 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Ugh, I'm sorry this happened. Frankly, your entire facility sounds terribly unsafe. I'm glad you got out. Good luck in...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. I work in a tiny ER also, and I must say that I'm surprised they hired a new grad. Although on the other hand, those tiny...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. To me, critical thinking means not just accepting blindly what I am being told to believe. I am a skeptic. I question...
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How do we know anything? We only know what we're being told. I wonder what we're NOT being told?
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. NPR quoted Samaritan's Purse spokesperson Melissa Strickland stating that Dr. Brantly followed strict protocols and that "It...
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I find it interesting that Dr. Brantly was meticulous with his PPE and yet still he was infected, and that Nancy Writebol...
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The "iodine allergy" is a bit of a myth. Simply because a person states an allergy to iodine does not automatically mean...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. "Horrible rash" x2 days to left upper extremity. "9/10" pain. No rash noted on inspection, just a slightly pink spot from...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. I understand your concern. Typically we do not receive CPR in progress, since they need to go to the cath lab which we...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. I've been looking at other EDs who have done things like implementing "pull until full" and eliminating zone doctoring...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Duplication of care, like I'll be in medicating a patient, then another RN comes into the room with the same meds, not...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Oh, LOL!!! I totally didn't get that! That's pretty funny, actually.
    Aug 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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