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  1. Resume help
    I have been a nurse now for about 2 years and I am revamping my resume. Straight out of college I listed all of my clinical experiences from school (I needed something to fill up the page...lol) but...
    Jul 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. .45% NSS usage
    0.45% NS makes perfect sense to me. Plus you clarified the order with the doc. You did everything you should have done. That nurse was out of line.:up:
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. Need help understanding an insulin drip
    I think I need more info. Was the patient admitted with DKA?
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. Really, how can you remember?
    Cut yourself some slack. Everyone looks a tad different with a tube down their throat. LOL!
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How do I protect airway when trach gets pulled out?
    Thanks for all the replies. I guess I was under the impression that only a doc could reinsert the trach. I will be sure to check my hospital policy as well.
    Apr 17, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. How do I protect airway when trach gets pulled out?
    I am a new grad working in the ICU. Recently there was a patient in my ICU that pulled out their own trach. What is the best way for me as the nurse to protect the airway until the doc can get their...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  7. Lowest H/H I ever saw...
    Lowest Hgb I ever saw was a 5.4. Pt was a GI bleed. Only symptom was some mild SOB.
    Feb 14, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  8. Chest tubes: air leak or no air leak?
    I am new to the ICU and I was wondering if anyone could give me some clarification about chest tubes. The way I understand it, if the chest tube is in place to drain fluid (such as after a CABG) you...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. I think I'm too slow for Critical Care...
    I know how u feel. I am a new grad, just got my license in April 2009, and was hired straight into the ICU. I know how overwhelming it can be at times. The other nurses on the unit that I have talked...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac


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