Welcome to the Forum - General Aussie Chat - page 37

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Having been guilty myself of hijacking threads saying hello and just chatting to my fellow Aussies I thought it might be worthwhile for us to have a thread that is just dedicated to general Aussie chat. We can then discuss... Read More


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    CONGRATULATIONS on the birth of your grandson!
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    Thanks Grace He's gorgeous.
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    Pls help me
    What colours should I use to plot down temeperature, pulse, breathing curves on patient`s chart.
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    Um, whatever's usual on your ward or unit.
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    Quote from ubsjl
    pls help me
    what colours should i use to plot down temeperature, pulse, breathing curves on patient`s chart.

    back in the "old days" :d we'd use:

    blue for temperature.
    black for pulse.
    green for resp.
    red for b/p.

    but, that was a loooonnnngggg time ago!
    those multi-colour pen makers made a fortune!
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    We use a graphic charting method, where the temp and pulse are separated on the chart. I do document temps over 38.5 in red, but that's not universal. I wish more people got how much easier it is to see trends when they're graphed, rather than written in as numbers...
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    Does anyone have opinions about the quality of teaching by School of nursing in USyd and nursing school in UTS SYD? I'm accepted into UTS but was hoping to study with USyd as its advance course doesn't have summer semesters in compared to UTS.
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    Sorry, all Melbourne at my end, but BUMP in case anyone in NSW has an opinion.

    You could also check out the Good Guides for reviews from students (but I think that requires payment).
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    they teach us the right way, the way it was done 20 years ago, however when we go out into the big bad world, there are many different ways, thank god i can adopt fast
    Quote from grace oz
    back in the "old days" :d we'd use:

    blue for temperature.
    black for pulse.
    green for resp.
    red for b/p.

    but, that was a loooonnnngggg time ago!
    those multi-colour pen makers made a fortune!
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    hello, every one . i am new on this site. actually i'm not a nursing student but a student of medical science in Europe. am looking for any hospital summer job that can give better experience in Australia


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