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By thelema13

Joined Jun 13, '11 - from 'Florida'. thelema13 is a ED RN, CHARGE NURSE. He has '3' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ED'. Posts: 283 (48% Liked) Likes: 349

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  1. 20g for CT's, but some techs will use 22g. CTA's are 20g AC or higher, preferable R AC. Per policy.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. We use a manual BP cuff and inflate to 30-60 points above the systolic value.
    May 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Have any of the above posters tried high doses of high quality probiotics? Like 500 billion+ a day as a maintenance regimen?
    May 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. How 'bout some Zofran ODT and a sandwich?
    May 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. If the patient is truly recovering from their addiction, you should not give opiates because they are an addict, and the...
    May 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. I once admitted a woman with a dx of morbid obesity.
    Apr 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. My advice would be to RUN AWAY from HCA facilities. They have terrible management and treat their nurses like dog doo-doo. I...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. We did try using gauze wrap around his penis and testicles while he was sedated with etomidate to try to compress and push...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. The latter.
    Mar 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. No urology coverage for over a month. If the Dremel didn't work he was going to try either injecting neosynephrine at the...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. 51 year old male with a very large metal cock ring that was purchased a few sizes too small. He put it on and had a solid...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Our techs stock throughout the shift, with nursing staff helping as well. The techs never stock too well so I usually end up...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. We use Cerner, more specifically FirstNet which ports into and works with Powerchart, which is the floor charting program....
    Feb 22
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. My VDay at work included a 24 year old that swallowed 75 tabs of APAP and a 50 year old with a surprise STEMI that was in...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Employers look for experience more than certifications, and you definitely need some good​ experience before taking CEN.
    Feb 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Shoot, my mum didn't take me to the doctor for nearly three weeks when I had impetigo, and it covered over 50% of my body....
    Feb 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. In every ED I have worked in, everything is ordered STAT, due to the fact that it is an emergency room. And I too notice...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. AMA form
    Feb 9
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Did something similiar to this idiotic 20 year old, but we rubbed an alcohol prep pad on the ladies forehead and told her...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. We had a patient that that took socks, kleenex, and the suction canister from the wall. She filled it up with water before...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Emergency Nursing

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