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  1. Charge nurse taking patients in ICU
    oh how funny re: 1:1 CRRT. in my ICU, you get 2 patients on CRRT and you keep things moving. not ideal but hey...
    Oct 29
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. 60 Minutes Interviews Presbyterian Nurses Lessons Caring for Ebola Patient Mr. Duncan
    it made me tear up and i was so proud of them! They painted the picture of our everyday nursey lives, watching patients pass all alone with only the nurse their to hold their hand...
    Oct 26
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. Post-operative gas pains
    *guilty* of telling patients that the gas is moving toward their shoulders :( thanks for educating me re: phrenic nerve innervation! I never really thought about the anatomical impossibility of the...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. ICU pay differential?
    I got ~$1 pay raise for moving to the ICU, also, i was ACLS certified before I got there. i think it depends on the acuity of your patients, our Med-surg patients would be in an ICU at other...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. *rolling my eyes*
    There are no direct flights (or very few) from the West African region (many countries, not just one) to the United States. So.... "Stopping" flights from that region does not work. People connect...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    this is a reply to Sloan RN. In the case of projectile vomit and projectile Diarrhea.... would you rather: - Complete protection in the form of a Hazmat suit? or.... - Lovely CDC...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. *rolling my eyes*
    Here we go again with the media spouting idiotic information that they have no idea about and that cannot be explained with a few "google searches" i find I am deeply irritated with the article...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    the more I read about this and the more "news" we have trickling toward us, I am affirmed in my decision that I will only care for an Ebola patient if I am availed the same equipment as the Hazmat...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. Monitoring nurse rounds??
    They are horribly unreliable! i guess it depends on how they are wired. A patient said i had NEVER been in in their room (at 12pm) and my manager was able to show her the print out of how many...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    [QUOTE=edmia;8166132]I would hope they've been working on it since there have been >3500 deaths in Africa. But then again, we know how third world deaths are treated differently than first world...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. Are physicians that thick?
    Thank goodness for art lines and the ICU! OP the situation you described was my daily battle on the floor. MD's would place an order for labs and 2 minutes later ask why it had not been drawn. Serial...
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Please Start!
    Please start: Explaining to patient that PRN means as needed. Not "due" . Why am I always looking like the bad guy for assessing pain and its a zero, yet the patient says well, I am due for my...
    Sep 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Goodbye...
    I for one will miss your post! I cannot even begin to understand how whiny people are on the thread you started! if its not "nurses eating their young" its " i will lose my license (that i do not...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. My Reflections on Nursing
    ... I give you 2 months on the floor as a RN to get jaded like the rest of us! the days of florence are over, the bottom line is money!
    Sep 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Please stop! Little things that are just bad practice.
    re: the K+ comment in the ED, it is good practice, that if you are hanging K+ on a peripheral line, you hang it on its own pump and Y port it into carrier fluids (at least 30cc/hr, preferably...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Hourly rounding. Are you kidding me?
    I can totally relate on being on crunch time (med surg) and having the patient tell me their life story while taking forever to take medication... It is completely frustrating and definitely feels...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Family member Hell
    ...ever had a family member that was a physician or nurse at the facility? Went through a week of hell w/ a family member monitoring progress through the EHR (Totally illegal) and calling about lab...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I Lost All Respect For A Colleague Today
    I would be the person who read the parent post about the married MD and his pregnant wife.. so yes, "Heidi" and the MD should not be having sex.... and come to think of it, why am I even bothering...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I Lost All Respect For A Colleague Today
    In my opinion, you are over reacting and entirely too emotionally involved in this thread subject.
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. What's the Best IV Size and Site?
    I just had a moment! lol, I never thought about the baby and PRBC thing! My facility is all over the #20g business (back when i was in medsurg) but in our SICU, EVERYBODY gets lined (CVC) immediately...
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. I Lost All Respect For A Colleague Today
    Why are people defending '' Heidi's" actions so fiercely? for goodness sake, do you work with Ruby? Do you personally know "Heidi" ? exactly! Quit raining on this post and acting like its not...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Float Pool Vent
    How funny that you actually want the terrible assignments, I feel that since you are not on the floor that much and do not really know the dynamics of the floor too well, you should be content with...
    Sep 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Discrimination Against ER Nurses?
    Im really not trying to be rude to the OP, but this has to be said! Please stop overreacting! Life is not full of rainbows and you are not going to get what you want every time. Why are you fishing...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. I. Just. Can't....
    91yr old, end stage everything, family wants "everything" done despite multiple talks with MD's regarding what exactly is their expectation and how its not going to happen quite that way.. So when...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Are We Truly That Gullible?
    I love that site, also i admit the best part of it is the outraged comments from people who never take a moment to see the huge banner that says satire.... or maybe people just do not understand the...
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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