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  1. Nurses prescribed marinol?
    Related: In California, many hospitals do not honor medical marijuana recommendations (which I know is not the same thing as marinol) [despite endorsement by the AMA and ANA]. Said hospitals will not...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Need help picking good nursing shoes!
    I recommend against the use of shoes with a rocker sole/ bottom such as those sold by Sketchers. I wear van lace-ups at the moment and although I do not have any problems with them yet, I know I...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. Can you work as an R.N. after you obtain a N.P. degree?
    I work in a California ICU and I have (at least) two colleagues that are FNPs that work alongside me as RNs. They have both been FNPs greater than five years I believe, and neither seemed overly...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. ICU projects?
    A co-manager in our ICU started an early rehabilitation and mobilization project, stimulated in part by a recent AACN journal covering the importance of such early rehab. I think the journals are...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. Nicotine withdrawal.
    Priority wise I would attempt to resolve the tachycardia before I worried about nicotine replacement. The patient could, I guess, be tachycardic from nicotine withdrawal.
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. IVP into Primary IV Tubing?
    4:12 am by 8mpg i dont see a problem. if it can mix...its good you don't see a problem with residual medication sitting at the y-site injection port and not flushing? ...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. IVP into Primary IV Tubing?
    Officially there is not enough turbulence at the y-ports of IV tubing to adequately flush meds into the patient without leaving residual behind. So if you are connecting IVP meds into the y-port of...
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing