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  1. anyone hearing about eICU?
    We have eicu in the icu that I work at. I honestly feel like we don't call to them a lot during the day an evening we have our own critical care doctors in the unit along with nps an pa's. after 7pm...
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. what disorder would this be?
    hey guys my friend i go to school with is doing a project for school she is a psych major and she was having some issues trying to decide what disorder this case would be and she asked me about it...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. what is the space on your neck called?
    ok this is a really stupid question but its bugging me and id like to know haha. say someone takes a deep breath in what is that V like shape that get sucked in on the base of the neck called
    Mar 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. best book for learning med dosage calculations?
    hey guys, i have never been great at math and i currently have the "Dosage calculations ninth edition by Gloria D Pickar" book, i think its an ok book but i want something more straight forward and...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Is it legal for a a nursing assistant to do vitals/outputs in an ICU?
    HI everyone, im currently a nursing student and a nursing assistant at my local hospital in the ICU. To make a long story short in the ICU that I work at aides never did vitals or outputs because...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. Do I need 2 stethoscopes?
    I was reading a few posts on here and I saw a few people say that they bought a good stethoscope (a littmann for example) and used that for learning, clinicals basically ... that was their main...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. what supplies should i get for starting my nursing program?
    hey everyone, in the fall i am going to be starting a BSN nursing program and i was wondering what things i should get. I know i need a stethoscope,white shoes, kelly clamps, pen lights and a BP...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. MSICU vs trauma ICU?
    hi everyone, I am currently a nursing assistant in my hospitals MSICU. The hopsital is a level 1 trauma ceneter but we dont have a trauma ICU. I am in nursing school and ever since i was young i...
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. which stethoscope is the best and for what uses?
    hey everyone! i am currently in the market to buy a stethoscope for my clinicals that start this fall for the BSN program i am in. littmann seem to make nice durable well made stethoscopes and since...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What do you want in a set up of a new room for an incoming patient?
    thanks everyone! i know it seems excessive to have all 3 suctions set up but as soon as a room is cleaned our unit wants our nursing assistant to have the room semi set up in the way that ALL...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. Fecal Management Systems
    our hospital now uses diginicares. i dont think they leak ALOT but they do leak with out a doubt and nurses have told me that they let the smell out a lot more than other systems. i think they are...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. What do you want in a set up of a new room for an incoming patient?
    hey guys! i am currently a nursing student working in an MSICU as a nursing assistant part of our job is to get the room "set up" when an incoming patient is coming to the unit. I wanted to get other...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. how do nurses wear nail polish?
    hey guys! so i'm a nursing student and worked at my hospital in patient transport for a year and i am now a nursing assistant in the ICU. when i worked in transport i noticed this but even more when...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. which job would you go with?
    hey everyone, i am starting nursing classes for my BSN this fall (all pre reqs and any other classes are already done). I work at my local hospital as patient transport aid (taking patients to...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. what is a day like as a MSICU nursing aide?
    hey guys, i currently work at the hospital as a patient transport aide but i want to actually be with the patients more and see whats going on actually and gain more experience while in nursing...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. which stethoscope?
    hey guys, i am a nursing student going for my BSN and a few months ago i posted a topic on here about if i should get the littmann classic II or the littmann cardi III. I decided right now for school...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. ICU nursing books
    hey guys! i am currently in school for my BSN and i work at my local hospital. i always knew i want to work with trauma patients or in the ICU now after working in the hospital and seeing everything...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. stethoscope for nursing student
    i am going to just go ahead and buy a good stethoscope that way i will have it and i am goin to be using it for 3 years while in school so i mind as well have a good one and one i like. white would...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. stethoscope for nursing student
    thanks everyone! i think i am just going to invest in a good one and that way i will have it for a long time. between the littmann cardi ii, iii and ii master which do you think is the best? if...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. stethoscope for nursing student
    hey guys. i am going to school for my BSN and need to get a stethoscope for clinicals what stethoscope did you use in nursing school? do you wish you had a different stethoscope during nursing...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. Dead bodies?
    at the hospital i work at the nurse gets the patient ready for the morgue and then either patient transport or sometimes security will take the patient down because only transport and security has...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. what term would be used for this pelvis injury?
    i want to say it was comminuted. i am not 100% on that but it sounds right because i remember the word started with a C. i tried looking up pictures of this type of fracture but i couldnt find any...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. what term would be used for this pelvis injury?
    i was in the ICU last night at work and prior to that we had 3 traumas come into the ER. the newer nurse that was following the actual RN asked what happend with the traumas and the nurse said "they...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. best scrub pants?
    hey guys! ok so i love the koi cargo pants their so soft and comfy and have tons of pockets i can stash things and feel like everything isnt jammed in them or that its pulling on my pants having...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. opinion on ICU Nursing Assistant for a student?
    thanks everyone! its nice to hear that newer grads werent shut down right off the bat from being hired in a critical care unit. i think i am just going to apply, see if i get an interveiw and then...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Trauma ICU