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  1. The worst code you've seen?
    A ruptured pulmonary artery...looked like a very bad crime scene...blood all over everything and everyone. sad, obviously didnt make it.
    Mar 27, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Please Help a Student out with an Assignment - This is actually sort of fun :)
    some product that eases my tired feet at the end of 12 loooooong hours.
    Jan 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. TCAB- Transforming Care at The Bedside
    So far we have done a 3 tests of change already. Our kickoff meetings to introduce to the staff and snorkel are the first week of december..we are having 2 sessions. thats awesome!! everyone at our...
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. TCAB- Transforming Care at The Bedside
    Thanka Pandora! Thats what we are seeing- the staff has so many little simple ideas that are making great impact and the hospital is now as a whole catching on. inshall- yes ideally staffing, matrix...
    Nov 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. TCAB- Transforming Care at The Bedside
    right now just in hospitals..
    Nov 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. TCAB- Transforming Care at The Bedside
    Thats great. Where in Fort Wayne- I used to work @ Lutheran. We have been doing bedside report for about 2 years...I cant imagine doing it any other way. We started implementing quite time from 2-3,...
    Nov 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. TCAB- Transforming Care at The Bedside
    Hey There- I recently got back from our TCAB kickoff in Nashville. I was wondering if there are any RNs who work in a hospital who participated in this and if it really impacted your floor, and...
    Nov 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Ohio online license renewal
    Is it significant like soc. number and name??? I need mine and cant find it ....also having a heck of a time getting a hold of the board. yikes!
    Aug 1, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  9. I'm sorry if this sounds stupid, but I must ask!
    our cv unit is for open hearts, coronary is for acute mi, and other cardiac issues.
    Jun 3, '09
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Bedside Rounding
    We do this and I love it. At first we were all a little opposed but now I cant imagine not doing it. Obviously there are situations where we step out of the room but it gives us an opprotunity to get...
    Jun 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Anti-coagulants
    Before I give lovenox I always check my pts platelet level, our hospital requires that it is checked at least every three days if not already drawn.
    Feb 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Things you'd like the ER to Know
    ya, whats up with the AC site..everytime!! my favorite was when my pt rolled up with the tourniquet still tied on the poor lil pt. HELLOOO!!!!!! :banghead:
    Jan 26, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. Shift report and HIPPA
    At my hospital we do bedside report. I am totally not a fan because of hippa, however, there are plus sides. When appropriate to do this at the allows me to check iv sites, etc. making...
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  14. oophorectomy
    I have seen bruising before many times on post op lap gyn pts. Not severe, but there.
    Nov 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. You want me to do what????
    HOLY MOLEY!!! :uhoh3:What kind of doc wrote this order just out of curiosity? A cardiologist?? :lol2: May I ask what was the outcome?
    Nov 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. dry cracked heels
    avon makes really good feet products. also i have a pair of socks i got from bath and body works that have a gel with aloe, etc in them. i put them on at night after rubbing them down with lotion and...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Weird Interview...What do you think?
    Runnnnn :down::down::down::down:
    Nov 19, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. FIVE family members in a crowded ICU rm all night long!
    LOL scarymary!!:lol2::lol2: :bow:
    Nov 18, '08
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. questions to telemetry nurses
    I started in tele and have worked on med/surg floors. to be honest..i prefer them on a monitor because then i have extra eyes on them. and also... i think in five years...every pt will be tele/remote...
    Nov 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Has your unit ever "adopted" a family during the Holidays?
    How wonderful. I usually am in charge of our philanthropic efforts on our floor and we adopt families from a local center that helps in need families, while also promoting health and wellness. Its...
    Nov 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. "I need someone who can give me regular IV's "
    lol, i cant stop laughing at this...:bugeyes:
    Nov 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Stories of the craziest patient you've ever had?
    i had a pt once tell me the voices in her head guided her as to how much synthroid and insulin to take everyday! can you guess why she was in the hospital???
    Oct 23, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Ever been shocked during a code?
    No, it didnt happen to me... I shouldve been a little more specific. It happend to a co worker. I wasnt at work when it happend but heard about it and it got me thinking...kinda nervous...I was just...
    Oct 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Ever been shocked during a code?
    Question : Has anyone been shocked during a code?? :cry:
    Oct 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Some advice please! (kind of long post...sorry)
    WOW....Cant tell ya how to go...but please please follow your gut. I for sure wouldnt risk my self/lisence here!!! :down::down::down::down::down::down::down:
    Oct 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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