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  1. Max on Levophed?
    It is basic physiology not a theory.
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. CSC Exam
    congrats.
    May 7, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Swan-Ganz Use
    How can I explain this to you in simple terms? Let's see. I like to call the pa cath, ''GOD''. If you are proficient using it, it will safe a patients life due to your interventions using the numbers...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  20. HATING MED/SURG
    hahahahahaha I meant bunch of poop.
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. HATING MED/SURG
    I have to say that I admire you and I want to congratulate you for the excellent work. I have to say that med-surge is one of the hardest specializations, think about it. You need great organisations...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  22. Lingering effects of versed for peds?
    I do the same thing. I quickly sedate them with a small amount of fentanyl once they are waking up. They go back to sleep and when the wake up its a world of a difference.
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  23. New nurse in PACU??
    I have to agree that PACU is a critical area. I mean we run our own codes and I know that all facilities are different. Just had a lady post myomectomy, these cases in the most part are super easy...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  24. PACU orders
    pain 1-5, 0.5 mg diluadid pain 5-10, 1 mg diluadid every 5 minutes for a max dose of 4 mg. FYI: we've been using ofirmev iv 1000mg ivpb which is Tylenol and it really cuts down in the usage of...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  25. amp of D50
    Thank you so much for your input. Just remember that with an unconscious pt and a good iv, you are not really worry about waiting 17 minutes to push it. A good example is when a pt is coding you...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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