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  1. Fluid bolus by gravity or pump?
    I think it just depends on the access you have.
    Oct 20
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Ebola Preparedness Nursing Survey Results
    There's actually a group of us that are prepared to take care of an ebola patient if that should happen. I'm actually pleased by the way the hospital I work for has dealt with this.
    Oct 20
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. ICU Charge Nurse with Patient Assignment
    why would anyone in their right mind say that a charge nurse should have any patients, unless you are part of the administration??!!
    Mar 13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. How to deal with negative nurses.
    Usually the longer that you have done the job, the more negative your attitude becomes. Healthcare in general is a hard industry to work in. There is little to none recognition, and a lot of back...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Wage Increases
    So, I want to know, how many wage increase have you had in the last 6 years as an RN? I've had 2...and the last 1 i had I didn't even see a difference on my paycheck because it got wiped out by the...
    Jan 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Does nursing really suck that badly?
    Yes it does. I'm sorry that you have to hear it like that, but yes it sucks bad.
    Jan 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Opinion of nurses
    Well I hope to God that some heroic friend of mine doesn't try to extend my life when it's pass overdue. It's the nurse's and the doctor's role to give a realistic picture on the quality of life,...
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Need advice about ICU job switch!
    Email the manager. That's how I got my interview set up when I was working a floor unit and wanted to transfer to the ICU. I didn't get a response back until 3 months later when a position opened...
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Guidelines
    I just run the machine, the renal doc gets the big bucks to decide what I run through it.
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  10. Seizure activity during re-warming phase of hypothermia
    If it becomes uncontrollable, you can try propofol, and if that doesn't work you put them on a pentobarbital coma, but you would definitely need an EEG...problem with pentobarbital coma, is that it...
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. Needs some cheering up
    Who cares if they are upset...I try to have little interaction with them anymore. Especially at a teaching hospital, the residents would be the first to throw you under the bus...my advice is just...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. the number of over-weight and obese nurses continues to increase
    Well, Mexico has us beat now.
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Who's afraid of the ICU?
    You just need to remember, all we do is collect data, crunch numbers, and report anything out of the ordinary, and remember to chart the memo that said you notified the doc. Blue collar workers just...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Male Nurses on the rise and they make more money
    Sounds like a bunch of crap...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Concealed Carry...as a nurse?
    Depends on where you live I guess. I carry one in the car or in my coat pocket, but I don't carry when I go to work. To each their own.
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Restraints
    sounds like a long-term care facility?
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nursing Organizations
    so GrnTea...I take it you are trying to insult me there...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nursing Organizations
    Since 2009, I've signed up year after year for an AACN membership ever January. I don't think I'm going to renew my membership. I don't feel like nursing organization really do much for nurses...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Online BSN - Is it taken seriously?
    To be honest, it doesn't matter where you go to get your RN-BSN for employers. Experience counts more than anything. Human Resources is just going to see that you checked the box that says you have...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Fighting for Medicare for All
    Self proclaimed Christians??? How did that wrench get thrown in the mix?
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    You better just stop listening to mainstream media all together if you want real news. It's naive to believe that mainstream media portrays any truth whatsoever. It's also naive to believe that this...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    It was our 34th President, dwight d eisenhower, that had warned us of the Military Industrial complex
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Obamacare and Nursing.. what do you think?
    i really don't see how any of this will be paid for...how do we expect to enroll some what, 30 million americans on medicaid, when state by state the healthcare systems are already broke and...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. An RN's thoughts on the health care law
    I really don't see how any of this will be paid for...how do we expect to enroll some what, 30 million Americans on Medicaid, when state by state the healthcare systems are already broke and...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Where do I have a better chance, Sacramento CA, or Phoenix AZ?
    Arizona is broke, California is broker. I would say move to Arizona. Just know, that the economy is a mess regardless and we are going to be facing some harder times.
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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