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  1. PA catheter help/question
    You should have enough time to switch your lines without worries of an air embolism. Of course, do one line at a time. Most of the time you should have blood return from your lines. The key here is...
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Transvascular Aortic Valve Implantation
    I completely agree with you. They are trialing a new core-valve called the Evolut that has been re-sized and gives you the option to re-position the valve giving a better anchored during deployment...
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. Gtt's
    This handy image makes me giggle.
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Our Lady of Lourdes
    How did it go? Wishing you the best.
    Nov 5, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. CABG  --why is IV albumin given?
    My advice to you is not to focus only on one hemodynamic number. You have to look at the entire picture and then some. For example, a low H and H is not the only factor taken into account when...
    Oct 30, '14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. Our Lady of Lourdes
    My advice for you is to simply relax, dress well, and be yourself. Be there early, 10 minutes early is considered late to my opinion. If you have any questions, post them here. However, I would not...
    Oct 29, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  7. Our Lady of Lourdes
    I will be class of 2017 at Our Lady of Lourdes CRNA program. I am assuming that you have already interviewed for class of 2017. Best of luck to you. Please keep me updated. I have to say that I was...
    Oct 27, '14
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. Max on Levophed?
    It is basic physiology not a theory.
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. Max on Levophed?
    Hey Belgian RN, I would like to correct some of things said. you said: Neo gives relatively more venous vasoconstriction thus increasing preload somewhat more than levophed does. Sometimes...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Men In Nursing Issues
    I am a male RN. I highly doubt that my open chest, IABP and centrally cannulated ECMO female patient or her family have an issue with me touching such patient. I guess my definition of nursing and...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. is MAP or diastolic BP below 60 that means tissues are not perfused?
    Typically a map above 60 is adequate perfusion. However, when dealing with hemodynamically compromise patients a map of 80 , just to say a number may not reflect an adequate body perfusion. A map can...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  12. PAWP
    The usage of a WEDGE is dependable in the patient's situation and knowledge of the provider or nurse. It should not be use for every patient.
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. NURS 4325 Research Start Date 5/20/2013
    what group are you on? I have the same article.
    May 21, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  14. NURS 4325 Research Start Date 5/20/2013
    I start the class as well. A little bit nervous.
    May 13, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  15. CSC Exam
    congrats.
    May 7, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. Got fired for changing fluid rate
    I highly doubt that you were fired for such incident. Be truthful to yourself.
    May 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Why not Levo?
    There is really no reason why he chose Neo over levo. I learned a long time ago that there are many ways to skin a cat. Things to keep in mind: Even though levo has Beta. It's very minimal and...
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. CSC Exam
    It is my opinion that if you work with cardiac patients, you should need little to study. I found the test straight forward. I used the fast facts book by katty white for review.
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. lung transplant epidural
    Every lung transplant should get an epidural place before extubation. I have noticed that lung transplant patients with epidurals have a reduced length of mechanical ventilation and reduced...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  20. Vulnerable Populations - Feb 25, 2013
    I'm taking this class as well. I have to say that the writing is repetitive and time consuming. Just finished my community intervention assignment.
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  21. Dobutamine or Dopamine?
    Dobutamine vs Milrinone Dobutamine has a faster mechanism action. It takes about 5-10 minutes. Milrinone takes about 4 to 6 hrs to take effect. Both drugs are pro-arrhythmic. However, in my...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  22. Feeding GI contents to combat alkalosis
    the first question you should ask yourself is what causes metabolic alkalosis. it's the loss of hydrogen from gastrointestinal or urine system. right? i don't know. i mean, you are ready to push...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  23. Hourly doses of vent sedation, is this common?
    What might work for one patient might not work for somebody else's disease process or the situation. For example, I think that if you have a patient ready to be extubated on pressure support then it...
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. K+ given in the a Docs office?
    Sounds like a joke to me. Giving 10 meq of kcl for a level of 3.2 its like having the appetizer without the entree. Giving 1liter of fluid within a hour for dehydration in this setting, I mean in the...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Lame Nurse Practitioner
    wow.... you are embarrassed of your profession! well, i'm embarrassed of you making such a statement. you have all the right to be upset but none to classified our profession of embarrassing. get...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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