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  1. O2 bad if pt already 100% RA?
    Interesting article http://www.ems1.com/columnists/mike-mcevoy/articles/1308955-Can-oxygen-hurt/ Can oxygen hurt?Mike McEvoy Drug we use most often can cause harm if we give it...
    Jan 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. If you like your health insurance, you can keep it your insurance.  Period
    Some more Liberal/Socialist "speak" from your hero, Pelosi taken apart by David Gregory on false Obamacare promises - YouTube
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. If you like your health insurance, you can keep it your insurance.  Period
    Let me help yopu MunoRN, the first is from Liberal/ Socialist hero Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi Pass the Bill to find out what's in it - YouTube The next is from another Liberal/Socialist hero,...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. If you like your health insurance, you can keep it your insurance.  Period
    Really MunoRN? Oh, that's right, you have to PASS the bill, to find out what's IN the bill. Typical Liberal.
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. If you like your health insurance, you can keep it your insurance.  Period
    Thank you BlueDevil for your Liberal/ Socialist view. Unlike you, many Americans do NOT want YOUR Liberal/ Socialist version of America. Plenty of places that meet YOUR needs outside of America, so...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. What would you do?
    As a Paramedic of 29 years, and 28 of those working in a city that regularly ranks in the top 5 (many times top 2) of the most dangerous cities in the US, I can tell you that if I was "off the clock"...
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. V-fib refractory to an initial/second shock
    Good question and if you are really interested in learning more about the treatment of VF & pulseless VT, you'll find that there is NO evidence of any drug, improving survival to walking out of the...
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  8. Good outcomes after prolonged CPR?
    A little something for you to read and might find interesting....... 96-Minute CPR Marathon Saves Minnesota Man's Life - ABC News
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. ACLS/BLS cards are so flimsy...?
    As a Paramedic, who HAS to carry mine with me, YES I do laminate them and yes, it is ok to do that. LOL
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Looking for analogies for Coronary Artery Disease...
    I use the idea of traveling down a highway (for my area it would be I-95) and you come across road construction and the travel lanes get restricted from 2 or 3 lanes, to 1 lane. Thus the traffic...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. CCEMT-P?
    Yes, we know TraumaSurfer, all Paramedics are worthless. Feel better now?
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  12. Why can't nurses intubate?
    Let there be NO mistake, taking and getting an ACLS &/or PALS card does NOT mean that you can intubate. Why anyone would think they can, is still beyond me. As an ACLS & PALS Instructor for well over...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. CCEMT-P?
    akulahawk has it correct, the CCEMTP course is a basic introduction to Critical Care Transport and it is open to RN's and RT's. I took my CCEMTP course in 2002 and enjoyed it. ...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  14. What certifications do you have?
    You can take ACLS as a nursing student, we have done several courses for nursing schools over the years (Medic students take it). PALS can also be taken by students (Medic students take it). I am not...
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Intraosseous Access - Have You Used It?
    I also have placed many IO's, these days it is made much easier using the EZ-IO. I should state that I am a Paramedic, and not a Nurse. I know that at the Hospitals that I work for, only...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. nurses and EMT's
    And I know a handful of Paramedics that have done Excelsior.
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. nurses and EMT's
    Your lack of respect for EMS (and Paramedics) has been shown in this and many other threads. And thanks for letting me know that YOU approve of what I think, I'll certainly sleep better now. Your...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. nurses and EMT's
    Thank you for letting us know how all Paramedics are useless & ignorant TraumaSurfer and I am glad that YOU are here to save everyone from us. Yes, we do have problems in EMS, and YES we do have some...
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. For the men, a school/zombie apocalypse bag.
    I will say that it is a well made bag, HOWEVER it is heavier then most! If that's not a problem for you, go for it!
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Is my husband being unreasonable?
    May I ask whose job provides the benefits for your family? If YOUR job provides the benefits, then you YOUR job should be the priority. However, if you do not provide the benefits for your family,...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The "Differently Abled" Nurse Speaks
    No offense intended, but lets say you get it changed to "differently abled", at what point does that "name" become the same as handicapped or disability, and then that "word" NOW becomes a "problem"?...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. Considering ER but not good at starting IV's
    Actually, PERFECT practice makes perfect.
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. To all the newbie ER nurses out there...
    As a 28 year Paramedic I'll offer you the same advice I offer Paramedic students and new Paramedics, #1 - In an emergency, FIRST, check your own pulse. #2 - YOU did NOT create the emergency...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Burn ICU > Flight Nursing
    I will confirm that the FP-C test is VERY difficult. I took it after 10 years of experience as a CCEMT-P on a CCT and it was, no doubt, the most difficult test that I’ve ever taken as a Paramedic. ...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  25. Commute for Job I would love, or less travel to Job I don't like
    I’d tell you what I’m thinking right now BlueDevil, about you and YOUR carbon footprint, but that would get me kicked off here. Just sayin’. And as for the question, take the job you would enjoy,...
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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