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By MunoRN

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  1. You're thinking of "Duty to Rescue" laws, not good samaritan acts. Except for a single state's good samaritan act, which no...
    5:31 pm
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. The criteria that's been used where I've worked is primarily based on anion gap; Serum sodium - (chloride+bicarb or CO2) as...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Personally, I wouldn't. From when you get out of your car in the parking lot to when you get back in it, it's at least 13...
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. It's the oncoming shift's responsibility, you need to firmly nip that one in the bud.
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. There are many cultures where people are taught that various other living things are "offensive and filthy", that doesn't...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Saline flushes aren't considered a medication by the JC or by the FDA, they are considered a medical device. We've had the...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. The JC requires that staff be properly trained, maintain appropriate competencies, etc., but they've never established...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What measure is that?
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The SCOTUS very clearly ruled that they do not consider these four drugs to be abortifacient or that such an argument can...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. There isn't actually any evidence in that video to suggest these four drugs are abortifacients. She does refer to what was...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. I'm not sure where you got the idea that the FDA "labels" these four drugs as abortifacients, maybe you could point me to a...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. I would think that referred to what's called "medical tele" at facilities I've worked at, it's regular medical floor ratios...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. I've worked at one facility where the 'order' went ICU-stepdown-progressive care-medical tele, and another where it went...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Did you mean that the other way around; No A-lines outside of ICU and CVP's on ICU and stepdown?
    Jul 21
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. The Joint Commission actively encourages certain practices, but they aren't regulations or laws just because it's a JC rule...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. My facility allows patient's pets to visit, just like any other visitor they are expected to be well behaved. I think...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. I'm curious how those who tape or clamp the transducer to the patient deal with turning a patient. Do you just not turn...
    Jul 19
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. I don't really get what the concern is with 'floating in' and IV, it would seem the concern should be with not floating in...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. "stepdown" is a surprisingly inexact term. I've never worked anywhere that allowed A-lines as a stepdown patient. I've...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. Maybe you could point them out to me because I can't find them in that post. If you're referring to these: The problem...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics

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