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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Check out this website for help with defects: Home Page | Congenital Heart Disease - Cove Point Foundation | Johns Hopkins...
    ambiance
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. Agree that sometimes there is nothing to say. You can validate their feelings and stress that the medical team is doing...
    HangInThere
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  41. My first patient death was a newborn. We knew she was going to die. She was an HIE baby (apgars 0, 0, 0, 1) we cooled her...
    cricket67
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  42. Sadly this little one ultimately passed away about three months after I started this thread. Multiple organ failure....
    Esme12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  43. 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...
    loveoverpride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I have written a post about this previously, found here: I am strongly for family presence and at my hospital we have a...
    delphine22
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  45. I have two friends that just resigned a contract in Boston for a total of 6 months. I'm not sure what company they are with,...
    copeRN
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  46. :hug: I had a primary baby when I worked in the NICU. I took care of her for 5 months, every shift. I saw her go from...
    DeLanaHarvickWannabe
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  47. at my hospital all pre-glenn cardiac cath patients have to stay overnight in the CICU for observation. I admitted one today,...
    fashionistaRN
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  48. 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...
    NF_eyenurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. 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...
    Esme12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Just curious what other units policies are on taking extensive measures to keep children deemed "not compatible with life"...
    DeLanaHarvickWannabe
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric


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