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  1. 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...
    Nov 16
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. same code cart used throughout the hospital (children's hospital). Top drawer has meds, each subsequent drawer is organized...
    Aug 26
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. We don't transfer out often, I've seen a few instances: 1. chronic ex preemie with pulmonary hypertension being followed by...
    Aug 26
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. There isn't much I would consider "safe" right around WHC, as others have said most people commute
    Jul 30
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  5. I wish. And for the record we're not frustrated with her, she is exceptionally well loved by our unit, very cute and a...
    Jul 28
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  6. We're going on four months...O negative...:banghead:
    Jul 27
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  7. It takes us FOUR people to hold this two year old down and sans sedation she screams bloody murder and shoots her heart rate...
    Jun 27
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  8. Well our hospital will definitely not be sending them to the floor anytime soon...years maybe, our "stepdown" is a bit of a...
    Jun 16
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  9. Hello all! My units been doing Berlins only for about a year now and our previous patients have all been babies. Our current...
    Jun 15
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  10. We use regular crrt (as in the same machine the picu uses) in our cardiac icu neonates all the time with or without ecmo....
    Jun 12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Interesting. We don't use and securing devices nor do we safety pin and I've never seen one come out. They are sutured in...
    Jun 12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  12. Hoping someone can point me in the right direction here. I have an active license in DC and I work in DC. I am currently...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  13. The shuttles are typically for hospital staff and you might not find out info about them on general transportation websites,...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. There is no metro in or near georgetown, there are shuttles that run from the metro to the hospital. There is a metro right...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Our unit uses the term "limited code" which has advantages and disadvantages. Often times I think it makes things confusing...
    Apr 27
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. At my hospital all three ICU's (picu/cicu/nicu) have parent sleep areas. In the picu/cicu (where the rooms are bigger for...
    Apr 12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. Check out this website for help with defects: Home Page | Congenital Heart Disease - Cove Point Foundation | Johns Hopkins...
    Mar 23
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  18. I know this topic has already been extensively discussed but someone posted an article recently written by an ICU nurse and...
    Jan 14
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. I don't think I would record until you've been in a few codes, recorder has to be loud, in charge, ok with reminding the...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. We use Allow Natural Death (AND) at my hospital.
    Jan 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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