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  1. Capnography
    we have been using capnography now for about 3 years and it is another tool. it works great for watching ventilations and is a great predictor of hypoventilation and apnea. i think it is better in...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  2. Fecal Transplant
    i am glad your hospital is interested in this procedure it is saving lives. if you write to fecaltransplants@gmail.com i will send you the protocol and procedure. we are very proud of our results. to...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  3. Fecal Transplant
    Yes there are GI Docs that do Fecal Transplants in OR, CA, NV. Dr Schleinitz Medford OR. Dr Stollman San Francisco, CA. Dr Gao Carson City NV. If you can find a GI Doc that will do this procedure in...
    Jul 17, '11
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  4. Fecal Transplant
    I am happy to report that we have done 10 fecal transplants. All 10 have been successful 100%. Unfortunately I’m becoming the "king of poop”.
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  5. Hospital C. difficile infections jump 200%
    We are on our way to doing fecal transplants for c-diff patients. Our protocol is in place and the IRB (instructional Review Board) has given us the OK. Stool transplants still remain the definitive...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Fecal Transplant
    We are on our way to doing fecal transplants for c-diff patients. Our protocol is in place and the IRB (instructional Review Board) has given us the OK. Stool transplants still remain the definitive...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  7. Fecal Transplant
    We have done a fecal transplant with great success. However our hospital has subsequently asked that we never do this in the future. As we have no protocal for the procedure. Does anyone know of...
    Jul 30, '09
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  8. Propofol
    To become paralyzed by the thought of what might occur, is equivalent to doing nothing toward better patient care. I applaud the hospitals that are willing to exercise, and support, the best practice...
    Apr 14, '06
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  9. Propofol
    For continued updates on our progress and more about sedation with propofol, get the facts. Donít rely on outdated opinions or professional biases. Visit Dr. John Walkerís web site www.drnaps.org. ...
    Feb 13, '06
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  10. Anesthetist for all procedures?
    :hatparty: Thursday 2-9-06, the Oregon Board of Nursing Unanimously agreed that sedation with propofol is both safe and effective when given by RNís in the procedural arena. I would like to extend...
    Feb 13, '06
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  11. Propofol
    :hatparty: Thursday 2-9-06, the Oregon Board of Nursing unanimously agreed that sedation with propofol is both safe and effective when given by RNís in the procedural arena. I would like to extend...
    Feb 13, '06
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  12. Propofol
    If you are interested in a very good prospective study of nurses giving propofol for sedation. Check out Gastroenterology November 2005, volume 129 Number 5. I would also like to suggest contacting...
    Dec 1, '05
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  13. Propofol
    Regarding nurses administering propofol. I seem to be reading a lot about economics, turf battles, and archaic philosophies. Such as nurses should not give propofol because nurses never have. ...
    May 12, '05
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  14. Salary and benefit package ???
    Help, Iím a RN at a 350 bed hospital. We are entering, yet another, contract negotiation phase. Iím interested in pay and benefit packages at similar sized facilities. I would be happy to share our...
    Jul 29, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Average doseage of conscious sedation while doing endoscopy's
    We use propofol for sedation and our MDís guarantee a painless procedure. To this date we have had no complaints, from our patients. We start with 30 to 50 milligrams of propofol then give...
    Feb 8, '04
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  16. anyone's husband also a nurse?
    I know of 6 couples that are both RNís that work in the same hospital some in the same unit. With about 70 years of marriage between them. A few couples have traveled together and they loved it. ...
    Jan 15, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. how may procedures per day
    I work in a lab where we see 10 to 15 patients per day. We have another hospital that sees 8 to 10 per day. In addition to the hospitals we have a Surgi-center that sees 10 to 15 patients per day. ...
    Jan 15, '04
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  18. Propofol
    Librasun, Thanks for your support in the use of propofol for sedation. I am a nurse that works at the GI lab you described in southern Oregon. With proper monitoring (EKG, SAO2, NIBP and ETCO2)...
    Jan 13, '04
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  19. propofol
    Librasun, Thanks for your support in the use of propofol for sedation. I am a nurse that works at the GI lab you described in southern Oregon. With proper monitoring (EKG, SAO2, NIBP and ETCO2)...
    Jan 13, '04
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing


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