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  1. I worked NICU and now work Peds CICU (and days like today, I float to PICU). I'll admit I chose CICU over PICU because of...
    snwqueen83
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. I was working in the peds cardiac ICU one day taking care of this kiddo 1 day post op who really wasn't doing to hot. He was...
    NyteshiftLVN
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. I 100% agree with this. It breaks my heart when parents don't want to stay and while I can't ever imagine having to make...
    ponymom
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. I 100% agree with this. It breaks my heart when parents don't want to stay and while I can't ever imagine having to make...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Also know that most PICU's and CICU's have not separated yet it, is becoming a trend in pediatric hospitals for sure but...
    cardimama
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  6. I worked NICU and now work Peds CICU (and days like today, I float to PICU). I'll admit I chose CICU over PICU because of...
    cardimama
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  7. Well our hospital will definitely not be sending them to the floor anytime soon...years maybe, our "stepdown" is a bit of a...
    libbyliberal
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  8. I'm sorry but the no parents visiting just sounds absolutely horrible to me. I work both NICU & Peds CICU with floating time...
    CosmicHymns
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  9. Our unit uses the term "limited code" which has advantages and disadvantages. Often times I think it makes things confusing...
    poppycat
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Our unit uses the term "limited code" which has advantages and disadvantages. Often times I think it makes things confusing...
    Biffbradford
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. Our unit uses the term "limited code" which has advantages and disadvantages. Often times I think it makes things confusing...
    chare
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. At my hospital all three ICU's (picu/cicu/nicu) have parent sleep areas. In the picu/cicu (where the rooms are bigger for...
    HyperSaurus, RN
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  13. At my hospital all three ICU's (picu/cicu/nicu) have parent sleep areas. In the picu/cicu (where the rooms are bigger for...
    AmyRN303
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  14. You need to consider your feelings towards each age group. You can become a clinical instructor in any of the units though I...
    ICUman
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. I don't think working in psych would hurt your chances in acute care at all. Psych patients get physically sick too,...
    SlightlyHumerus
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. Check out this website for help with defects: Home Page | Congenital Heart Disease - Cove Point Foundation | Johns Hopkins...
    ambiance
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    mbrookeRN
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. It was five minutes till seven at the end of a long but good shift. I was on my way to fill my water bottle before giving...
    ambiance
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  19. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    HyperSaurus, RN
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. I work in a children's hospital and float between all the ICU's (NICU, Cardiac, PICU) and as other have said, gowns are NOT...
    LadyFree28
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  21. in the nicu had a baby with anencephalocele (missing large parts of the scalp & skull leaving the brain exposed). The baby...
    sallyrnrrt
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. in the nicu had a baby with anencephalocele (missing large parts of the scalp & skull leaving the brain exposed). The baby...
    Pangea Reunited
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. As a nicu/peds cicu nurse I could go on and on with this one, things that make me wonder how any person is every born...
    poppycat
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    lcsmithrn
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  25. 1 - in a two month old! Like nothing i've ever seen before, docs did an art stick on him and his blood came out like kool...
    KelRN215
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. This is a huge issue in my unit. First home vent kids ALWAYS go to ICU, either NICU/PICU/CICU depending on the age/history...
    BlueBabyNurse
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  27. 1 - in a two month old! Like nothing i've ever seen before, docs did an art stick on him and his blood came out like kool...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. 2 month old brought in for failure to thrive. Over the next few weeks he deteriorated: could not drink from a bottle,...
    xoemmylouox
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Had a ten year old who was from another country, had been very sick for weeks, now doing better but her poor hair was matted...
    Irish_Mist
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  30. There is another way we can look at this too. Say there is a patient who has just been diagnosed with end stage cancer. No...
    nrsang97
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  31. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    nrsang97
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  32. at my hospital all pre-glenn cardiac cath patients have to stay overnight in the CICU for observation. I admitted one today,...
    KelRN215
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  33. 1 - in a two month old! Like nothing i've ever seen before, docs did an art stick on him and his blood came out like kool...
    krisiepoo
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    wooh
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  35. There is another way we can look at this too. Say there is a patient who has just been diagnosed with end stage cancer. No...
    BCgradnurse
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  36. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    BCgradnurse
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  37. There is another way we can look at this too. Say there is a patient who has just been diagnosed with end stage cancer. No...
    mamagui
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  38. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    cardiacfreak
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  39. There is another way we can look at this too. Say there is a patient who has just been diagnosed with end stage cancer. No...
    Esme12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  40. There is another way we can look at this too. Say there is a patient who has just been diagnosed with end stage cancer. No...
    KelRN215
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  41. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    Band Geek
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  42. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    KelRN215
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  43. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    SoldierNurse22
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  44. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    Esme12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  45. haha I haven't heard of a "mac attack" we call them "death spells". Took care of a baby years ago who literally needed chest...
    HikingEDRN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  46. Haha yes probably not as acceptable in the adult world! Our babes don't notice and if they're that sick they're probably...
    DeLanaHarvickWannabe
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  47. I took care of a 50-something hypoplastic right heart pt once. When born her parents told her to take her home to die...
    DeLanaHarvickWannabe
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  48. I took care of a 50-something hypoplastic right heart pt once. When born her parents told her to take her home to die...
    Esme12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  49. It doesn't sound like you're getting a very good "welcome to the ICU" experience. In my unit when new grads start the first...
    ASpe63464
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  50. Agree that sometimes there is nothing to say. You can validate their feelings and stress that the medical team is doing...
    rnkaytee
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric


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