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Joined Nov 28, '10. Posts: 872 (32% Liked) Likes: 829

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  1. I have written a post about this previously, found here: I am strongly for family presence and at my hospital we have a...
    thewandereRN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. And yet if they have obstructive sleep apnea from all these chicken fingers and need bipap at night...they will be found in...
    Janey496
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. Exactly! Not many ICU nurses want to keep that screaming 10 month old who just wants to be held and entertained 24/7...
    Janey496
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  4. We teach our new grads to not get too hung up on the cardiac defects during the first weeks of orientation. Better to get...
    MGMR
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  5. I made the switch from NICU to CICU for several reasons. One; my original "5 year plan" was (like many new grads) to get my...
    MGMR
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  6. I made the switch from NICU to CICU for several reasons. One; my original "5 year plan" was (like many new grads) to get my...
    katierobin23
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  7. I made the switch from NICU to CICU for several reasons. One; my original "5 year plan" was (like many new grads) to get my...
    ICUman
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  8. I have done both and prefer CICU which is where I work now. While there is a MAJOR focus on the heart you also have to...
    ICUman
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  9. I work in a peds CICU but also float to the picu and nicu (and used to work there). No where in my hospital are parents...
    delphine22
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  10. I work in a peds CICU but also float to the picu and nicu (and used to work there). No where in my hospital are parents...
    brownbook
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  11. I work in a peds CICU but also float to the picu and nicu (and used to work there). No where in my hospital are parents...
    Nepenthe Sea
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  12. True. All the adult patients I have cared for have whined WAY more than any 2 or three year old I've taken care of. Watch...
    WoosahRN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. You need to consider your feelings towards each age group. You can become a clinical instructor in any of the units though I...
    WoosahRN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Our unit uses the term "limited code" which has advantages and disadvantages. Often times I think it makes things confusing...
    PamsaRN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  15. You can place an IO in an infant in an emergency. And if you didn't have an IO and couldn't place a PIV then transfer to ICU...
    canoehead
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  16. You can place an IO in an infant in an emergency. And if you didn't have an IO and couldn't place a PIV then transfer to ICU...
    xoemmylouox
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  17. 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...
    misstrinad
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. A friend of mine found this article and I wanted to share.
    jennylee321
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  19. So interesting. I work in peds and I certainly have seen physicians do compressions. When the code is going we get...
    eLeVatioN
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  20. 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...
    ICUman
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. WHAT??? :eek:
    angikat
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. WHAT??? :eek:
    Libitina
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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...
    RunnerRN2015
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. Check out this website for help with defects: Home Page | Congenital Heart Disease - Cove Point Foundation | Johns Hopkins...
    ambiance
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  39. 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
  40. 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


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