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  1. Advice for dealing with addicts?
    There's psychological addiction then there's physical, I never said a person would need to detox from phenergan, but that doesn't mean it can't be abused or psychologically addictive, and yes our...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  2. Advice for dealing with addicts?
    Disagree ... I've taken phenergan and it made me feel like I was on Vicodin for a couple hours before it knocked me out. It's not a scheduled med but its naive of you to think people don't abuse...
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  3. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    Maybe they just had one last "binge" right before coming in and that's why it kept going up after admit.
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  4. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    Wow... Interesting
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  5. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    The person was an unreliable source on when they last drank which tells me probably right before they came in they might have had some.
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  6. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    I will I promise :)
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  7. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    I have not solved the riddle lol maybe ill pick the dr.s brain a bit
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  8. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    3 16oz glasses
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  9. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    Came in at .147 next check .159 after five hours it was a .195- had patient drink a lot of water and it came down to .107 after 3 glasses of water. Does dehydration play a role in it?
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  10. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    Ok. Thanks for the response!
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  11. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    Possible but we searched the patient and they cane in with no belongings.
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  12. Reasons why BAC would continue to go up hours after admission
    I'm just wondering why someone's BAC would continue to go up and up and up upon recheck even 5 hours after admission onto the unit. The RN I'm working with says that with it being 5 hours since admit...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  13. ect nurses
    Newer* lol and no problem. My unit is in the middle of transitioning into doing TMS treatments. You should research it, pretty interesting!
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. ect nurses
    Transcranial magnetic stimulation It's a less invasive new were approved treatment
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. Factory Nursing?
    Thank you :)
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  16. ECT PACU to PACU in hospital
    Thank you for your reply! I might do that! Sorry I have been away for awhile and haven't responded til now.
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  17. ECT
    ECT
    My hospital recently did a study of ECT in dementia patients with behavioral issues and we had great success in alleviating behavioral issues. We also treat behavioral issues in patients who are DD...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. ECT
    ECT
    I have seen it work miracles for my patients! It really is more effective than meds but politics comes into play and insurance companies won't pay unless you've had several failed med trials usually....
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. Any LPNs?
    I set up treatment room for the doctors, reconstitute the Brevital, recover patients, assess, the only difference is I have to have the RN discharge and I can't do IV meds. In Detox I'm the med...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. Any LPNs?
    Yes, I work full time in ECT in recovery, and also on call in Detox.
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. ect nurses
    Accidentally cut off my post mid way. Anyways it would be no better than how they did it years ago when they used it to punish people "out of their bad behavior."
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. ect nurses
    I'm an ECT nurse as well, and yes it's done under general anesthesia with a muscle relaxant. If they didn't it would be torture
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. Advice for dealing with addicts?
    First of all, phenergan can and is abused. I've taken it, it can and with a lot of people myself included give you a high, not to mention knock you out cold. Out of the list of meds the OP mentioned...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  24. Do you think psychiatric care is inadequate in the US?
    I didn't realize I was talking to a 5 year old "rolling eyes." You sounded and still sound like you were being discriminatory against that population. Not wasting my time going to read your previous...
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Do you think psychiatric care is inadequate in the US?
    Seems you have something against addicts... I work in addictions and I can tell you nobody wakes up saying " I think I'll become a heroin addict today, completely screw up my life up and family...
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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