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  1. PPM Question
    Permanent pacemaker
    Dec 17
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. What would you do in this code?
    Best indicator for ROSC is etco2 monitoring according to AHA.
    Dec 17
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. nurse
    Nurselovejoy! I was wondering what happened to you!
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Key lanyards around neck
    Great point, anyone can strangle you anywhere! :)
    Dec 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. My favorite med:
    Smoothes the wrinkles. Lol love it
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Key lanyards around neck
    Only time that could be bad is if you're working in psych, I'd imagine.
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. My favorite med:
    I just love Versed. Fentanyl is a close second! I give tons of versed and fentanyl in my unit for conscious sedation for bedside procedures. What are your favorite meds to give? :)
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. why do nurses hate medics?
    An EMT-B acquaintance of mine goes on and on about nurses v. EMS and I just don't see it, although I work in Inpatient acute care and not ED. I occasionally have pts brought to me via EMS and never...
    Dec 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Cardiac Arrest
    MI can lead to cardiac arrest. An mi that is untreated will ultimately lead to cardiac arrest, which is what kills you.
    Dec 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. All Men Shift
    All male shifts are nice sometimes!
    Dec 8
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Did You Go Into Nursing For One Specialty?
    I used to love to watch Trauma: life in the ER, and still do occasionally, and so I thought I wanted to be an ER nurse. Since I've had more exposure to healthcare and been to and graduated from...
    Dec 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Drawing up Ativan
    At my hospital, when administering Ativan through continuous infusion, we are to attach a micron filter to the tubing. This got me thinking, should I be drawing up IVP doses of Ativan with a filter...
    Dec 7
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. What is the toughest question you have ever been asked by a patient?
    What time will I see the doctor tomorrow?
    Dec 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. What are the top 5 medications YOU administer daily?
    Nitroglycerin, Coreg, Plavix, Lasix, fentanyl I work in CCU and that was really hard to narrow down. I really want to add Lipitor also. Lol
    Dec 7
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. Questions from a student!
    I think it would be beneficial for you to have experience in CCU. I'm a new RN in CCU and receive pts from cath lab all the time, remove sheaths, assess chest pain, EKGs, and affected limbs(pulses)....
    Nov 26
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  16. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    I personally wouldn't like to be called "Nurse (last name) because I don't want my pts knowing my last name. Lol
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. ICU RN Report- How does your unit do it?
    My hospital does bedside report, and while it takes time to get used to, a lot of mistakes are caught during report
    Nov 21
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. State differences for NCLEX
    It's a national exam, therefor it's the same in all states. If you have questions about how your license will transfer from state to state, it may be wise to ask your state board of nursing and the...
    Nov 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. I/O in ER
    Good point about dly wt-it is more important. Lol Idk how ER nurses do it. I like knowing EVERYTHING about my pts in CCU. Saw you had surgery same, hope you're recovering well
    Nov 4
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I/O in ER
    That's the *frustrating* thing about reading text, it's difficult to convey tone. The tone of what's read is completely up to the reader. :)
    Nov 4
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. I/O in ER
    I just think it's pretty important after a pt has their first dose of IVP lasix
    Nov 4
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Pt stable with a very low Bp?
    The the pts norm was 80s and say maybe 2L taken off in HD for ESRD, this could be normal for the pt. Maybe could have asked to draw a lactate?
    Nov 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. PICC line flushing question
    I guess it's not a huge deal if you're not planning on drawing blood from it ever.....but why not? It takes 3 seconds
    Nov 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Patient's rights dilemma
    If your facility is smoke-free, he has no right to smoke there. End of story
    Nov 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. I/O in ER
    So I went to the ER to pick up my CHF exac. pt and found the nurse toileting her without a hat to measure urine output. I figure this is common place for ER but in my opinion if there's anyone who...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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