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By MunoRN

Joined Nov 18, '10. Posts: 5,185 (64% Liked) Likes: 10,099

Comments left by MunoRN.

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  1. Placing additional IV access carries risks and therefore shouldn't be something we do without any good reason. We...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Why are you thinking you would need to use a new secondary tubing for a different antibiotic? Why would you need to use a...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. It's probably for the best that the patient doesn't go back that SNF anyway since they don't seem to have a very good...
    Dec 14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. It usually won't be an issue, it would depend on the severity. I have known of people with long QT who go through...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. I typically use a "carrier" line for those that need frequent IV pushes, which is often most ICU patients. We usually run a...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. I'm not totally clear on why the patient is being intubated either, although there is supposedly a trend of going away from...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. In my experience it's highly variable. There's the "don't treat sinus tach" rule, although at some point the Docs will...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. I don't agree that the Doc's are in the wrong by discharging patients. While they might be writing the orders "in one...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. There's nothing pretty about any intubation. Unfortunately there are many times where it's not safe to give the patient any...
    Dec 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. We're "abused" because we follow the basic ethical premise that we should be accountable for our practice rather than being...
    Dec 11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  11. Patients actually have a legal right to the full name you are licensed under, that's a requirement of the license. We are a...
    Dec 11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  12. The suggestion that you should give a false reason for an inability to give a med on time, to hide the fact that the...
    Dec 11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. While you might pay 40% of your income in another country in taxes, only a portion of that is for healthcare. Overall we...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  14. HIPAA doesn't actually limit you to accessing information on only the patients assigned to you, HIPAA specifically allows...
    Dec 10
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  15. As you've correctly pointed out, nursing practice is being slowly phased out. I completely agree it's unacceptable for...
    Dec 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. It has been studied and no, there's no evidence it has a negative effect of men. And actually studies that look at...
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. We do it over the phone, it's charted by the pharmacist, supervisor, whoever as "per MunoRN's report".
    Dec 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Is there an argument that it has no function?
    Dec 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. In the case of differentiated genitalia they are actually easily identifiable as being different, even though we use the...
    Dec 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Are you under the impression that male genitalia is the same as female genitalia? That's kind of one main differences that...
    Dec 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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