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  1. I was assigned a patient tonight in clinical that was getting prepared for emergency surgery. He was in extreme pain and his...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. As has been pointed out previously, a confused patient who pulls his indwelling foley out is not likely to leave a condom...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. When the caregiver told him I was removing the foley this morning, he looked at me and said "God bless you!" AWW.....
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. With some surgeries that are expected air leaks. A gentle intermittent bubble indicating that there is air leaking would...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Good way to remember for the tests: Primary - Prevent Secondary - Screen Tertiary - Treat
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. So what we're saying is that you're a beginner... a newbie... green as an estate lawn... Each and every one of us starts out...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. I have a countdown app on my Android phone that includes a home page widget you can set to display however many days until a...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Article Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Of course that comatose person is at risk for pneumonia, from stasis alone even c turning q2h. I like the way you think; do...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Ooooo Ashley....GREAT answer!!!!!
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. About 4 or 5 months ago I (the PCT, the hired help, that young guy, the guy that looks like he's new, the Per Diem staff)...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Great post, Ashley. Also ... One of the fundamental missions of a nursing school (given to that school by society...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Why are your instructors unavailable to help? Isn't it their job to teach you? Look at this picture....there are 3...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. This isn't a question about what evals each of these folks need and why they might present various differential diagnoses,...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. "Is this your first time working nights?"
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  15. "It took my whole break just to add cream and sugar"
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  16. I had a pt last week with one glass eye, that eye was charted all day as 3B LOL, I would love to see a glass eye react :)
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  17. Just thought I'd share, this little one went home a few weeks ago! Four months inpatient, 2 open heart surgeries, cardiac...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  18. It's often helpful to think these things through in words before ever embarking on any equations or formulas. Your...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. I lifted this quote from a closed thread to clarify a point made (which was not related to the reason it was closed). "...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How did you choose your stethoscope? Was it the color? The metal choice? Or the brand? Click Like if you...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Toon Forum: Nurses Rock
  21. :anpom:I am shocked I NEVER WIN ANYTHING!!!! Thanks my AN family!!!!!!!!:anpom:
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  22. Congratulations! and the winner is Esme12 ... the cartoon may be viewed at How to Choose a Good Stethoscope
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  23. LOL....I had nursing history in my ASN program at a university. Glucagon may be given....... In an infant, give Glucagon...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  24. They do. Compensation in normal kidneys takes around 24 hours to kick in. In a starvation scenario, though, nobody starves...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Okay. So I initially wrote this post with my defenses up. Im bad about jumping the gun with my thoughts. However, I've...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. I would think they wanted more than 2 lines.
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  27. Didn't they give you a lab book on physical assessment? You need a resource on this. Here's the link to a bunch of them...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  28. Sweet jaysus, Dopamine isn't dosed in mg/kg/day, it's mcg/kg/min. This is a nutty problem. You give 51 mg as a "dose" and...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  29. Wow there isn't a lot of information to go on......there was not anything on the med sheet about this med? Was this a one...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  30. Thanks for the feedback. Let me return the favor. This attitude will end up hurting you, or worse others, in the end....
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  31. To me, this isn't even a valid question...if she didn't do this until the last semester, there is obviously something going...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. The right side of the heart, composed of the right atrium and ventricle, collects and pumps blood to the lungs through the...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  33. A gaunt, elderly gentleman in bib overalls appeared in front of the ancient farmhouse, smoking an unfiltered cigarette and...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. There has to be a common denominator.....My brain goes to heavy metals, insecticides, Arsenic, Cyanide.....I had a case once...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  35. Our policy is to run TPN +/- lipids separately from other infusions wherever possible. Virtually all of our...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  36. Two mornings ago I received a distraught phone call from my mother telling me that my dad, who is suffering with end stage...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Article Forum: Nurses Rock
  37. In pediatrics, I give whichever one is least upsetting to the child first... if they have a G-tube or a central line,...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  38. Hey All! Sorry it took me almost a week to get back! Time flies when you are scheduled to the hilt and short on staff! ...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  39. You already got points for getting the question right. She isn't giving away free points, she's counting all the answers for...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. Since I am not in your class, I don't know what the possibities are ... since I don't know what you discussed in class. ...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  41. I would say that changing the system increases your patient's risk of infection without gaining any advantage whatsoever in...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  42. Education for purposes of this discussion does not, alas, include self-directed and self-managed learning or recreational...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. My comment is anecdotal and definitely not evidence-based (in the purest sense ;) ) but I'll share it anyway. With infants...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  44. Contact your program. I'm 100% certain there's a procedure in place for this circumstance. There was in my program. You will...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. I think just giving the answers to nursing students does them a disservice. They need to understand the rationale but...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  46. Ashley, well said!! I don't have much more to add because Ashley said everything eloquently. Good luck to you!! You...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. I am late to the conversation........but, Welcome to AN! The largest online nursing community! We are happy to help...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  48. DosageHelp.com - Helping Nursing Students Learn Dosage Calculations DosageHelp.com - Helping Nursing Students Learn...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  49. Announcement : It is now confirmed that the Full-Scale Exercise will take place on March 25th, at approximately 0700. All...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I appreciate your enthusiasm.....I really do. But, I'm sorry will not always make everything alright. There are...
    Ashley, PICU RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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