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  1. Air to Bladder
    It's not harmful, but it's not effective either. Air is a gas and gasses compress. So if the catheter is clogged up good all the air is doing is compressing in the catheter. Fluids do not compress.
    Jan 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. to hold or give insulin?
    You do NOT hold sliding scale insulin just because a patient is NPO. Sliding scale insulin is correctional insulin to get the patient back down into a normal range whatever that might be for this...
    Nov 24, '14
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Cleveland Clinic RN assessments
    You pay income tax at the city of Cleveland Rate of 2% (or if at one of the regional hospitals at that cities rate.) Then at the end of the year you "pay" income taxes to your municipality. I put pay...
    Sep 12, '14
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  4. fall 2014 4520
    Yeah no 15 page actual assessments. Week 1 was 1 DB post 2 replies, a 15 question quiz, and the health history on the virtual patient. Weeks 2-4 1 Reflective journal on that weeks readings, a...
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  5. fall 2014 4520
    Yeah I'm in this class. It isn't that bad. I sort of like the virtual assessment lab thing.
    Sep 5, '14
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  6. Tikosyn
    Sotalol isn't a sodium channel blocker.
    Aug 20, '14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  7. Anxious Patient, Possible Biliary Drain Dislodgement, and Nervous Nurse-HELP!
    Yeah no, you aren't going to easily pull out a biliary drain, and you aren't going to pull out a PICC line doing a dressing change.
    Jul 17, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. What's in your pockets?
    I got a little change in my pocket goin' jingalingaling
    Jul 12, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Qtc and amniodarone what does it all mean
    Not all medications within the same general classification are created equal. For example carvedilol and labetalol in addition to their beta blocking effect also exert an alpha blocking effect....
    Jun 19, '14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  10. Lunch bag suggestions?
    Igloo MaxCold Hard Liner Cooler 12 : Target I got this bad boy for taking my lunch to work. Has a two slots, one on each side, that fit an ice pack. Keeps things cold enough.
    Jun 4, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Questions regarding assignments
    Honestly these papers don't have to read like Shakespeare. As long as you touch on all the required areas in the rubric, and don't use direct quotes (paraphrase and cite!) you'll usually only get a...
    Jun 4, '14
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  12. Qtc and amniodarone what does it all mean
    The longer the QT interval (or the QTc which is the QT interval corrected for heart rate) gets the greater the risk of R on T phenomenon which can lead to Torsades de Pointes. Many medication can...
    Jun 3, '14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  13. Where can i buy Littman stethoscope?
    May 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. In what department does CLINICAL DECISION UNIT belong?
    Attached to the ER.
    May 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Charge nurse pay
    More work for the same amount of pay.
    May 23, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Feeling Overwhelmed & Incompetent
    LOL. NPO for Surgery generally doesn't mean that you can't give anything by mouth. Meds and small sips of water are fine.
    May 23, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. gerontology
    Many of the jobs in gerontology are in nursing homes with low pay, lousy benefits, and poor working conditions.
    May 13, '14
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  18. Should I beome a RN?
    I'd imagine it's assembly line nursing. Where basically you are just a robot doing the master's bidding.
    May 6, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. What is your quote or mantra when it gets tough?
    May 6, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. is it nurse's week?
    Yeah some of the higher ups were going around passing out ice cream and we got gym bags too.
    May 5, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. general question.
    Can't say I've ever seen a patient with Tetanus, nor every heard of anyone having been infected with Tetanus.
    Apr 29, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Pete 2000
    Cultural Perspectives and Physical Activity
    Apr 29, '14
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  23. Pete 2000
    4560 Wasn't too bad when I took it. Typical discussion board each week, and a paper each week. Week 2 we read or watched Tuesday's with Morrie and then wrote a paper about it. Week's 3, 4 and 5 were...
    Apr 27, '14
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  24. Bingo for Your Unit
    ***** this is a really good idea.
    Apr 25, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How do we educate the public on ways to afford medications?
    Consult social work. Seriously these folks are a wealth of information regarding medication assistance programs.
    Apr 25, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications

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