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  1. CHF alzhemiers difficulty
    some pharmacy has compound drugs. for agitation that doesn't respond to anything we do try phenobarbital suppository. And it works wonders.
    Nov 11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Hospice House - What to expect?
    i already got the job, i am now training/orienting. i was already able to shadow in AM shift. it was pretty intense. i saw a lot of charting... you do assessment everyday in your shift., on Days for...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Ativan
    My bad, i know it was from that setting, i was just asking one member relating to hospice. Sorry!
    Mar 13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. Ativan
    That's a good point.. Thank you, that particular pt was under hospice and no IV line though..
    Mar 12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. med pass
    We get BP it pt receiving HTN meds, sometimes doctors order specifically for it
    Mar 11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Ativan
    It really depends on the situation on how to manage pain and/or anxiety if pt is in critical conditions. Thanks for all ur info
    Mar 11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. Ativan
    Hospice pt usually doesnt have IV
    Mar 11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. med pass
    LTC, i still have to do some treatments, basically i need to do everything, but CNA does the peri care.. I don't have any idea either if it is still legal patient load
    Mar 8
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Ativan
    Hospice.. That's what i thought to coz there's no point of checking there vital signs, but pt tend to have high fever and of course we'll give suppository tylenol
    Mar 8
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. Ativan
    Thanks for all the info, this will greatly help me more as i am ending my job in LTC and start a new job in Hospice House. (2mg/2ml of roxanol)
    Mar 6
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. Ativan
    We do atropine eye drops and do it SL
    Mar 6
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Ativan
    Thank you for your input. Really helpful.
    Mar 6
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. Ativan
    1mg of intensol,
    Mar 6
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. Aspiration/Choking
    Ask the victim if he/she is choking, choking person can't talk and follow the steps to do the maneuver and etc.
    Mar 5
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. New grad seeking resume critique!
    I had my recent interview, did not put reference upon request, they did not ask for references though and i got the job
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. med pass
    Cheriedg that's alot.. How about if there's emergency or if 1 of your patient needs more attention due to acute condition? How do you manage your time?
    Mar 5
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Ativan
    It is ok to give patient morphine 2ml every 2 hrs round the clock? Pt not responsive has shallow breathing, yelling at times and startles. Ativan intensol seems not working.
    Mar 5
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. Ativan
    What i do when pt is dying i sometime alternate intensol and morphine sublingual, for comfort..
    Mar 4
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. New grad seeking resume critique!
    Shorten it, and personalize it to the job posting you want to apply, (like the job description of that job, make your objective relevant to it)
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  20. Ativan
    Ativan (liquid) is sublingual if pt won't be able to swallow, more common scenario when patient is actively dying.
    Mar 4
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. New grad seeking resume critique!
    Make your resume just 1 page, simple yet very interesting
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  22. Top medications used in LTC
    Sometimes even if patients are put on hospice, their meds retain, it's up to the doctor to discontinue it.. Hospice will add meds specially for pain and anxiety
    Mar 2
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Hospice House - What to expect?
    The management already told me i will have 1:12 pts at night, in my present ltc job i have 1:48 pts, so i thought census is way better than my present job. I am a bit anxious about it because this...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  24. Top medications used in LTC
    basically all meds on the drug hand book... especially psych meds
    Mar 1
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. How much training did you get?
    i ahve 48max patients of night shift. i had 3 days orientation.. my 1st job
    Mar 1
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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