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  1. Can Anyone explain TEGs to me?
    Thank you for the link! Would you be able to break it down for me, when you would or wouldn't give different blood products?Thanks!
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Can Anyone explain TEGs to me?
    Hi! On our trauma line, over the past couple of months, our docs are ordering TEGs right, left and center. Can anyone help me out with them? I have tried looking things up, but it's all mishmash to...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Shockingly Humbled
    OMG so what happened????? Please!!!
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. August 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    So you needed a coffee bolus?
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  5. Adjunct Faculty  a.k.a. 'Academic Sharecroppers'
    Hi! I've just finished reading this thread with great interest. I will start my MSN in education this fall and finish in 2.5 yrs (part time program). I'm now feeling scared, bc it seems as though...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. UTMB MSN PROGRAM
    Hi! I, too, would love some answers! Did you all attend? How have you liked it? Have you been able to find jobs? Thank you! J
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  7. MSN Nurse Educator
    Hi! I have just been accepted for a MSN Education and I would really like to teach in the classroom as a full time gig when I am done. However, the above stories are making me nervous . . . are you...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  8. Master's in Nursing Education? Why
    Does anyone have anything else to add to this? I really enjoy getting up in front of a class and teaching and have just bee accepted to a Masters in Nursing Education program (part time). it's mostly...
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  9. Adenosine and COPD?
    Hi! I was recently told that you should never give adenosine to a COPDer. We had one in SVT while I was off work, and I'm trying to understand why not. Can anyone clear this up for me? Thanks!
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Stroke volume variance
    Thank you so much aCRNAhopeful! That's much better than anything the docs like to say :bluecry1: I get how you can get an idea of preload from your SVV on the flotrac/Vigileo. And you can use your...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. Stroke volume variance
    Hi! We have only recently begun to use the Vigileo and NEVER see swans. Do your docs actually use the numbers from the Vigileo? I swear, it feels like ours just have us record them and do nothing...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Are swans going "out of style?"
    Hi! We have only recently started to see the Vigileos/Vigilance machines (can anyone tell me the difference?). I work in a Burn Unit, so we don't see them as often as other ICUs, and we NEVER have...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. Pulmonary risks in patients with burns
    We've seen burn patients who end up trached for long periods of time end up with tracheal stenosis, also, How deep is your topic? Severely burned patients or patients with inhalation injuries can go...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Tore My ACL - need advice/experience ASAP
    Hello all! So 2 weeks ago I tore my acl and caused a 3mm hairline fracture in my tibia when I jumped up to catch a ball and I felt it tear. So I have now been off of work for 2 weeks and 2 days. ...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  15. Pericardiocentesis/Pericardial window-whats the diff?
    Lisa, I am so sorry this happened to you! I can't tell you what will happen, but the fact that you are young and yes "healthy" (no other complications prior to this) usually helps a whole lot with...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. a question about cardiac arrest w/asystole!
    Sorry -whats ROSC? thanks!
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Why do articles say nurses are high in demand but in reality it's not?
    Just a thought, but I think it also depends on WHERE you are . . . the major cities with major medical centers don't seem to need nurses so badly - but out in podunk, USA? That may not be the case ....
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. TPN question
    Hi! Umm - OK, we run insulin with our TPN, as many times there is insulin in the TPN already, especially if we are short on ports. Also, I was always taught you could run propofol as it's lipid...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Ketamine for adults while intubated?
    Hello all! We have MDs that are using Ketamine drips on our adult pts while they are intubated instead of ativan, versed, etc. Has anyone else seen this lately? I looked in old threads and saw the...
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Want to make a Spanish Cheat Sheet
    You guys are great! Thank you so much! Other replies are always welcome! :)
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Want to make a Spanish Cheat Sheet
    Hi guys, I need your help: For my RN III project I am making a Spanish "cheat sheet" for the non-Spanish speakers on my unit (we're in Texas) and I need some extra words! I have words like pillow,...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Tylenol IV
    I had to give it the other day - but it comes in a bottle and it's name starts with an "O". (Sorry - can't remember the full name) You give it over 15 to 30 min and from what I understand, b/c it is...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  23. Who is calling my references?
    Have any of you ever thought of using that LifeLock thing? I think it's insurance against Identity theft. You're supposed to be insured for up to a million dollars. When I hear about things like...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Patient fell and died a few days later, was it my fault?
    Tokyotea, I don't know what else you could have done, to be honest. He was going to get up and do what he wanted to do, whether or not you were there. I know you're feeling scared right now, on so...
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. what would happen if you defibrillated a pt w/ a pacemaker?
    Ok, so - funny enough, we have another man with a PM/AICD - in his late 70s and he has been in and out of (paced?!) V-tach all day! So just to be clear, is he getting shocked back into a normal...
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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