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By MunoRN

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  1. Working in the ICU I see plenty of patients who thought the same thing. Is a week on a vent possibly followed by death...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  2. I must have missed something, have there been arguments in favor of involuntary euthanasia?
    Sep 30
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. I think healthcare consulting groups can potentially be very helpful to nursing and patient care, but as you may have...
    Sep 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. There are many situations where morphine is unlikely to hasten death, and probably actually extends life. But there are...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. By "mixed" it refers to mixed venous blood from all sources; the superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, and coronary sinus....
    Sep 29
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. I think the point is that while you have every right to take moral guidance from your religion and use that to guide the...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. I'm not quite following the vitamin part, but ordering an ADA diet is within the scope of the RD, just like ordering a...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. I still don't get what you're saying. Did the dietician write a order requiring the patient to stay on the unit?
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I think wording your assessment in the form of a nursing diagnosis probably didn't help and may have confused what you were...
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. In the US all patients, regardless of payer, have a legal right to refuse treatments or assessments. The only exception is...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. What do you mean by "if it's a requirement of the funder"?
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Maybe you could be more specific, I'm not sure what it is you're asking about.
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. "the dose of amiodarone should be decreased or the drug should be discontinued if the length of the QTc closely approaches...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  14. The CICU Director is ************, ******* appears to be the manager. I wouldn't worry about being "creepy", most of the...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  15. The normal QTc for men is 0.44 seconds, 0.46 for women. The recommendation for decreasing an amiodarone dose is for QTc...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  16. The AHA recommends the wrist as the first alternative to the upper arm, thigh measurements are only recommended if the...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. Did you mean > 0.5 seconds?
    Sep 25
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  18. This is the CDC recommendation: In patients not receiving blood, blood products or fat emulsions, replace...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. The CDC recommendations for gowning/gloving for contact isolation doesn't include visitors, only for healthcare staff or...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. I find this can happen when something like SCD's are ordered for patients where it's not actually indicated. Does your...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Patient Education

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