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  1. Phenergan?
    Had migraines for as long as I could remember in the order of about 2 a week- Because I am medical I felt that they could only dealt c -c drugs WRONG!!! G.P. recomended Chiropractor :uhoh3:...
    Nov 18, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Negative posts about nursing...grrrrrrrrr!
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Maria: A perfect,clear ,concise and encouraging answer. NRSDUG :)
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Newbie needs advice
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am a Nurse and an R.T and the same thing happened to me.I was Nursing on a Surgical ward, when I was approaced by the Cheif R.T to come and work...
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  4. Your impression on respiratory care
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As a 26 yr veteren in Respiratory Therapy,I will try to help. Can you take learn on the job training,and do you know what is involved? or do you...
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  5. I need to know
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am not exactly sure what you are asking,but as an R.T I will try to help....... DO NOTs--ignore monitor alarms, yet don't rely on the machine and...
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  6. I can't stop coughing
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You should have seen your DR. after week one.But my opinion as an R.T is that your trachea has been irritated,could be viral or bacterial,only a...
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  7. ventilators
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yes P.E.E.P @ 5 to 15 cm.H2O pressure.Now I don't know about books as mine are outdated BUT I have a lot of experience.One way of finding out what...
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  8. respirator mask for copd patients
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Venti Mask is the right answer BUT the WHY is more important than the WHAT C O P D rs walk around with a very love Pa O2 level and Saturation.Now...
    Aug 27, '04
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  9. kicked out nrsing school-would u fight?
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Is there another school of nursing near you that wil consider all of the issues at a tribunal where justice is...
    Aug 25, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Pulse oximetry vs. arterial saturation
    Sats will give you only that=the amount of oxygen on the R.B.C --------------------------------------------------------------------------- A.B.G's will give you a lot more critical info. eg....
    Aug 14, '04
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  11. Do You Have LPN's in your PICU?
    If not -why not,so I'm asking why so many defib's? instead of precordial thump Question :rolleyes:
    Aug 14, '04
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  12. how many times can a human be defibrillated?
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question: What ever happened to Precordial thump on vt pts? How many jules were used 8 or 9 times how big a...
    Aug 11, '04
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. Camp Nursing
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Yes I was camp nurse one summer.There are many unforseen factors involved. Be carefull now think on this long and hard...
    Aug 8, '04
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  14. a family friend comitted suicide- noone knows why
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- I am truly sorry for your loss.You know that we are not our own,Mom's, Dad's, brother's, sister's belong to God. He lends...
    Aug 6, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. It's official
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- God has always had a plan for your life and it looks like Nuirsing is it. Just remember from your past lesson that...
    Aug 6, '04
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Nearing Retirement But Wanting to work
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wow what an impressive resume' anyone should be glad to snatch you up? But the Question that hit ,me right off was WHY...
    Aug 4, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. How Do You Accept Report on an Understaffed Unit???
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you Older Nurse I await your letter as to how you kicked butt and sued sucessfilluy. Don't let this die,as yopu...
    Aug 4, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. Respiratory Education and Validation
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- No it is for obstructive lung =emphsema restrictive ling disease=asthma varoius heart condition especially where thr...
    Aug 4, '04
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. It's official
    [QUOTE=Chevelle]Yup, it runs from September 8, 2004 to June 17, 2005. There are hardly any breaks! I do get IV certified & it runs M-F 8:30-4 and clinicals are from 7:00-3:00. The program also has an...
    Aug 4, '04
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. How Do You Accept Report on an Understaffed Unit???
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------You did the right thing and the supervisor should have tried to get you more help,but it seem that someone micturated in...
    Aug 3, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. Nurses grossed out by spit/mucus
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sounds like you have your prioritiesin order.The fact that you worked in a Nursing home gives you a one up on green...
    Aug 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. It's official
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- I graduated from the rpn course in 1973 can you believe it? We had good teachers and good hands on c the patients...
    Aug 3, '04
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Respiratory Education and Validation
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------Is n p p b the same as Canada's counterpart I p p b if so I can help..... Intermitant positive pressure breathing? I...
    Aug 3, '04
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. Nurses grossed out by spit/mucus
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- I remember those old spatoons c cardboard inside and a little sawdust?...
    Aug 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nurses grossed out by spit/mucus
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dear Nurse: Check the color of that frothy gurgling stuff --sounds like it may be Pulmonary edema!!!! the charge nurse...
    Aug 3, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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