umcRN's Comments Activity

By umcRN

Joined Nov 28, '10. Posts: 852 (32% Liked) Likes: 796

Comments left by umcRN.

Sorted By Last Comment Posted
  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...
    Apr 12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  2. Check out this website for help with defects: Home Page | Congenital Heart Disease - Cove Point Foundation | Johns Hopkins...
    Mar 23
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. We use Allow Natural Death (AND) at my hospital.
    Jan 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I've seen 15 in a baby...24, yikes!
    Jan 1
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. 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...
    Dec 28 '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. Personally if I were the patient in that situation I think I would make the same decision. I have had multiple major...
    Dec 27 '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. 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...
    Dec 21 '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  10. Blankets, clothes, mobiles, stuffed animals, you name it we've got it - level 3c nicu
    Dec 21 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Haha yes probably not as acceptable in the adult world! Our babes don't notice and if they're that sick they're probably...
    Dec 19 '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. Yeah I was wondering that...my kids might tolerate a sat of 50 fine but they sure are blue...I actually had a "little boy...
    Dec 18 '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. I took care of a 50-something hypoplastic right heart pt once. When born her parents told her to take her home to die...
    Dec 15 '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. NICU/Peds Cardiac ICU. I've celebrated first birthdays in both...actually a second birthday in the cicu. Kids waiting for...
    Dec 12 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Agree that sometimes there is nothing to say. You can validate their feelings and stress that the medical team is doing...
    Dec 2 '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  16. Kiddo did ultimately get a cath that showed no obvious issues. Yes he may have been sitting up coloring but looking at him...
    Nov 20 '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. Sadly this little one ultimately passed away about three months after I started this thread. Multiple organ failure....
    Nov 20 '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  18. 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,...
    Nov 13 '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  19. yes bubbles! use them all the time with my cardiac kiddos. Every time I go to target and see bubbles on sale I grab a bunch
    Nov 12 '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  20. road ID has some great ones! including some that can be worn on the ankle
    Nov 12 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

Top