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  1. Denied by patient
    I have had one or two patients that have come in insisting on being treated only by an anesthesiologist. We always assign them to anesthesiologist if one is available. It usually falls into one...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  2. Post anesthesia impaired memory
    Hearing is the last sense you lose when going to sleep/under and often the first thing to come back.
    Aug 14
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  3. Post anesthesia impaired memory
    The Emotional World of Propofol Dreams, Part I: A Personal Perspective | California Society of Anesthesiologists
    Aug 13
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  4. Being a nurse in the army
    You should try the military/government nursing forum. The ratio of male to female nurses in the military is very close to being a 50:50 split. Deployments vary quite a lot and are slowing down...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. Intubation Tips
    This is just a technique problem. You should start out with the bed in comfortable position for you not your preceptor when you goto intubate. It should only take a minimal amount of force to...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  6. Medication shortages: 'Truly a public health crisis'
    Other than the United States being a capitalistic economy this page might explain why pharmaceutical industries have pretty much free rain in Congress and the Senate. Pharmaceuticals / Health...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Do you still perform skin testing prior to giving IV antibiotic?
    Sure if you want to subscribe to the magazine/association.
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. Medication shortages: 'Truly a public health crisis'
    All these medications will be in short supply for awhile until the manufactures can bring up the costs to a level the pharmaceutical manufactures think is profitable enough. Then suddenly these...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Do you still perform skin testing prior to giving IV antibiotic?
    "The use of skin test to an antibiotic prior to its administration in a patient with no history of allergy to the drug in question SEARCH AGAIN Q: 7/17/2014 Is intradermal skin test indicated...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands
    There is always room for improvement, but it should be based on research specific to the OR environment and anesthesia. There are already recommendations for infection control from the ASA and...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Many Anesthesiologists Fail to Wash Hands
    Healthcare infections from anesthesia providers is rare. These guidelines are unrealistic for the OR, and isn't supported by research concerning anesthesia caused infection rates. The study points...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Specifics about the required ICU experience
    The experience requirement is actually for 1 year of "critical care" experience. The COA defines critical care experience as: "Critical Care Experience - Critical care experience must be obtained in...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  13. Pain reliefs
    Toradol is an NSAID. Nubain is an opioid agonist/antagonist. Nubain is used for moderate pain relief, and usually has a ceiling effect to its respiratory depression effects (i.e. won't usually cause...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. Nurses are Not Doctors
    Then obviously an MD/PhD must be the platinum standard if MD is the gold standard. And obviously all the medical societies could devise an simple retrospective study showing that persons with...
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nurses are Not Doctors
    If it was simply a matter of more education meant better care then MD/PhDs would be the best level of care that could be obtained. Also, if physician training provides the best care then why can't...
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurses are Not Doctors
    Apparently, not enough if all the medical societies cannot provide one research study showing that physicians can give better care than APNs.
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nurses are Not Doctors
    1. PAs cannot practice independently per their scope practice, so there is nothing to debate. You shouldn't think that means all PAs believe that they shouldn't be allowed to practice independently....
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nurses are Not Doctors
    No, when NP see patients they are practicing nursing. There maybe overlaps, but by the simple fact that the professional is a nurse makes it a practice of nursing. The same is for any other...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nurses are Not Doctors
    Oh well...I think the posts may skirt the terms of service, but they don't break them. As always if you don't like the posts don't read them or if it bothers that bad report them to the...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. HELP ME to become a CRNA
    Become a CRNA You need to be fluent in written and spoken English besides all the other requirements listed in the link above plus any additional specific university requirements. The...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  21. 'Force feeding' at Guantanamo
    More than likely not much will happen to the Lt, but it really just depends on the commander at that time.
    Jul 19
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Nurses are Not Doctors
    Who really cares, if you don't like the posts don't read them. A little push back now from nurses will do a lot for already overblown ego later.
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Fired for refusing??
    You really should start a new thread, and yes if you look at why these children from central america are allowed to temporarily stay in the U.S. until after their court hearing then yes that would be...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  24. Fired for refusing??
    Wrong and wrong again. That has no bearing on this thread of why healthcare providers need to receive mandatory flu vaccinations. Had you looked at the peer-reviewed scientific article that I...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  25. Fired for refusing??
    In surveys people still connected both terms together, and it still has absolutely no bearing on this thread.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pandemic Flu


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