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  1. ECMO - Will We Have Sufficient Capacity for the Fall/Winter Flu Season?
    update on the gal from Scotland. A true miracle of modern, high-tech, medicine: UK: Swine flu woman gives birth to boy (UKPA) – 14 minutes ago ...
    Oct 15, '09
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  2. Pandemic Awareness/Preparation
    The 1918 flu certainly was H1N1, Dr. Webster and others have reconstructed the virus. Yup, swine flun is less deadly. But............ It is less deadly with early treatment with Tami, vents,...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  3. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    Goju, you beat me to it.:yelclap: Please, all you concerned nurses go to HHS site and voice concerns or questions.
    May 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    Anything around 1918 or greater will shut down many of our hospitals in a few weeks. It`s not just PPEs, and understaffed,overworked HCW, either. Where are the needed supplies going to come from?...
    May 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    I came across this document and am not sure if it has been posted here already.. Some of the recommendations I don't *think* I have seen before... was from fall 2006 I believe. U of Pittsburg Medical...
    May 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    Glad to see that were sent to NAMRU3. That means that we`ll get the sequences fairly rapidly. Will be interesting to see of they resemble Egypts or Indos.
    Apr 4, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    CRNI Our CDC is in shambles due to poor management. They are actually pretty worthless when it comes to PF info.Read their own blog( oops,sorry my bad). Our Naval labs are doing heroic work on...
    Apr 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    Indigo, I`d save my breathe for the more important goal of trying to alert our nursing breathern about the probability of a PanFlu Year. Some folks won`t believe it can happen until they see the...
    Apr 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    CRNI-ICU20 I for one am very glad that all these flu bloggers exist. I have tried toggletext, it`s tough. have you tried it? It`s a program that allows one to translate from Indonesian to english...
    Apr 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    Swine apparently did not have flu until after 1918. So, it seems that us humans gave it to them. As far as appropriate PPEs, remember Totonto during the SARS outbreak> A friend actually worked...
    Feb 5, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Disaster/Pandemic Community Involvement and Coping
    How many of your friends and neighbors even have 2 weeks of food and water stered? Not many,I bet.And do you have supplies for your family? At the gov. site for panflu, they reccommend having at...
    Feb 4, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    Nigeria is now testing 11 more people for HN51. They report that these folks have had contact with those ones that died. Scary ! Have any of you thought about where that IV bag you just hung was...
    Feb 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Pandemic News/Awareness.
    Why should nurses and all HCW be concerned about Panflu ? 60% of those people whi have contracted it have died despite recieving ICU care. We have nowhere near enough ICU beds or even MS beds...
    Feb 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. 6 Alabama kids were on life support with flu
    I find this kinda interesting; Authorities aren't releasing the boy's name. The health department has advised those who came in contact with the boy to see their doctors. Now we know where...
    Jan 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Overcoming for Mario
    AMEN !!!!!!! Thank you, Joanne...i am so glad that some of us are more able to clearly state thoughts....
    Jun 4, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. A question for our international members...
    If you want to become management, then you have to have a BSN. Otherwise, ADN~S can do everything a BSN can do. Or, if, you want tofurther along..ie..Nurse Practioner, or Nurse Midwife, CRNA, then...
    Apr 13, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What is Caring to You?
    Where I worked, yeaterday, the ICU was ground level, with an outside door, for staff entrance. One of my patients was endstage COPD, nonresponsive, gasping. Her very caring family stayed at her...
    Apr 12, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nurses, do you routinely do beds and baths?
    Actually, that is one reason I work ICU. I feel that total patient care is important for me, at least. Maybe it`s from the many years I was a NA( no C when I was an aide). I have friends who...
    Apr 12, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Would someone answer my questions regarding rural nursing?
    Whoopee !!! Good going !!....And I hope that your clinicals are great....
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  20. breaks and migraines
    When I worked a regular hospital job, I had enough food stashed in my locker to get me through a prolonged famine. Now I`m doing agency, I have a huge bag...it usually has a protein bar, micro...
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Bad Eyesight
    Whee !!! I just graduated to trifocals...ain`t getting older grand ? You`ll be just fine !!!
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. This is my first time here
    Hi, Gracie... Welcome...enjoy....forget your previous life.....this is an underground cult....sucks you in, and doesn`t let you go..... But, it`s a great thing to happen....:D
    Apr 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. You may think I'm CRAZY!!!!!!!
    Remember..." If Momma ain`t happy, then nobody`s happy " And it sure sounds that you`re not happy. Life is way too short to be in a job that is not meeting your needs. Are you where you...
    Apr 8, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Rewards of nursing
    How wonderful, Julie. What a great gal she was, to call you. And kudos for you for making a positive impact on her.
    Mar 25, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. getting whites brighter
    Tide with bleach seems to keep my white stuff sparkling....
    Mar 25, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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