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  1. can someone pls explain to me?
    Ok!! I understand now! it makes sense now. I wish the teacher would explain better in her lecture. She basically said all isotonic solutions are vascular expander, they are used to treat hypovolemic...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. can someone pls explain to me?
    thank you though! my teacher said that D5W isn't wrong, but just not the best answer. lol. I wish there was a better rationale from her side.
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. can someone pls explain to me?
    and btw, D10W is hypertonic. so I know it's not right.
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. can someone pls explain to me?
    LOL! well D5W is isotonic , so is NS, they are both vascular expander. that's why I picked D5W, but the answer is NS. I just don't understand why it isn't D5W because they are both isotonic...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. can someone pls explain to me?
    so the question on the test was, if the pt's BP was 55/34, showing sign of orthostatic hypotension, what IV fluid would you administer and why? 1.NS 2.D5W 3. D51/2NS 4.D10W can someone pls...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Is Being Fluent in English and Spanish a benefit?
    it's not on the top of my resume, but I do highlight on my resume that I speak more than 1 language and other dialogs too. The hospital I did rotation at were just grateful that someone could speak...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Is Being Fluent in English and Spanish a benefit?
    so glad I am multilingual too...while doing rotations we had a lot of Asian patients that need care but could not explain it because they did not speak English. I was able to help and that really...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Fellow 'B' Students...
    I realized after 1st semester that striving for an A would interfere with my studying and it stressed me out too much. I could not eat, could not sleep, could not study, could not function as a...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Missing Nursing Student
    so sad!!
    Jun 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Patient guns down Florida Hospital Transplant Surgeon
    so sad!! what a great doctor, RIP..
    May 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Am I being realistic?  Nursing school at 45?
    The only regret in life is the risk we never took. age is simply a number, don't let that get to you. Life is all about learning and making mistakes....I get look down all the time about going back...
    May 28, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Retaking prerequisites
    Every school is different, some schools look at your overall, some will just look at the most recent classes with the best grades. If you are still worried, you can ask to see if you can get a "I"...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. 0.9 points kept me from graduating with my ADN. What to do?
    0.9 points away!? wow! I guess we have some really nice instructors in our school. Last I heard, a student was 6 pts away from advancing to next semester and she was so bummed out, but teacher passed...
    May 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I just failed nursing school
    Nursing school is hard!! I feel like teachers try hard to make it hard to weed students out. They have really weird questions that you never seen or heard before. Not all questions are nclx style,...
    May 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Too old for school?
    Age is just a number. Don't let it get in your way of doing what you want in life. LOL!! You will meet people of different age group in the program, no need to feel embarrassed. A lot of my...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What does this mean?
    I am studying Pneumonia now and I don't understand what " blunted immune response" mean? It says clinical s/s of Pneumonia in elderly clients are altered mental status and dehydraton due to a...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Clinical grading
    yup, clinical is indeed very subjective. We have tough and easy instructors in our program, I was stressed out to find my instructor more challenging and tough compare to other instructors, but in...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Nurses charged by state health officials
    I would never have administered that IV route if the label indicated IM route. Even if the doctor says to give IV route. I would show it to the doctor and have him administer the dosage himself if he...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Jury: Negligent Post-op Care to Blame for Patient's Brain Injury After Arthroscopy
    Patient sued nurse and her employers, claiming overmedication caused his injury. scary!! However, I think there's more story to it. A nurse would not just administer more demerol to a...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. reading doctor's orders
    there should be a prereq class for the MDs, "how to write orders legibly" so nurses can read. LOL...My instructor told me that the reason MDs don't write legibly is because they only know how to...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Study Skills for Nursing School.
    Does your nursing school offer "nursing school success" class in the summer? the class is usually offered a semester before you enter the program to prepare you for what to expect. They will teach...
    May 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Finshed Final exam today ! One more semester to GO !!
    so jealous!! I have 3 more semesters to go. lol.
    May 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Pharmacology course
    HI!! just wondering if anyone knows any school around the greater Los Angeles offering Pharm this summer? I cannot find one at all. I tried looking online pharm and no luck at all!! any help would be...
    May 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Jail Nurses Fired
    very confusing. So a charge nurse performed a skill out of her scope of practice, a LVN wanted nothing to do with it and told a second person in command about the charge nursing wrongdoing. The...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Horrible Clinical Instructor!
    It's interesting how every school will have some instructors like that. I think that's the way the instructor wants to teach and make us learn. It reminds me of Asian culture where parents are always...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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