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  1. Ventilator pt chokes on food
    Thank you so much!
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Ventilator pt chokes on food
    Thank you. I appreciate this response. I'm thinking that the Heimlich would be appropriate in a situation where the obstruction was unable to be removed. I always think of complications that could...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. Ventilator pt chokes on food
    Thank you for not having a nasty remark.
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Ventilator pt chokes on food
    Look, I'm just asking for some answers, not smart remarks! My pt is a child. What if SHE eats a hard piece of candy and chokes or eats ANYTHING that you can't suction out w a catheter? Glad I...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Ventilator pt chokes on food
    My patient is able to eat food by mouth. Uncuffed trach. I know I would suction but what if it was a jawbreaker that was stuck? I would assume that I'd do the Heimlich maneuver but I've been...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Ventilator pt chokes on food
    This is prob a very stupid question so I'm sorry. If you have a vent pt and they are able to eat, are you able to perform the Heimlich?
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. PICCS
    :confused:Does anyone know if LPNs are able to initiate or maintain meds or fluids through a PICC line? I already contacted the state board and they told me that laws are being revised and right now...
    Jan 21, '09
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing


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