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  1. Failure to maintain sats on ventilator
    Any pathology that produces shunting will have little to no response to oxygen even at 100%. Usually for a shunt PEEP is increased.
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Anatomy and Physiology
    One school I attended did dissections, but the other did not. The one that did you had to dissect a fetal pig, a sheep's brain, and a cat. Of course I only took BIO there not A&P so they may have...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. What exactly do physicians do again?
    Docs are not even on the RR team here. One ER doc or a PA-C will respond to an actual code.
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Should Respiratory Care get its own mid-level provider credential?
    I think that YES we should! However, it should be Advanced RT not entry level, in my opinion.
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. oxygen sTaturations
    I heard a doc say it the other day! It sent a chill down my spine. lol
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Pulmonary issues BPAP vs Vent
    I know what you are talking about. When you say High-Flow NC most people imagine the nc with larger tubing that can go up to 15LPM, which is actually a Low flow device because it can not meet the...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. nursing in respect to Respiratory
    The first thing you need to learn is the correct term is Respiratory THERAPIST, not technician. Second scope of practice varies at each facility.
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Intraosseous Access - Have You Used It?
    IO is seen mostly in Pediatric patients that are very critical in my area. I have only seen 1 used in an adult, and that was started by EMS.
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Respiratory Therapists Inserting PICC Lines
    Respiratory Therapy is placing PICC lines after hous at a several hospitals in Alabama.
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing


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