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  1. Patient Complaint/Failure to Rescue
    I don't understand. Was the patient desaturated? Wouldn't it show on monitor? Or were there other signs like elevated respirations and shortness of breath?
    Sep 6, '15
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. Fentanyl Drip
    Thank you so much for your reply. I am sure you are correct. The next day the discontinued the propofol and precedex drip. Left the fentanyl drip on with ranges of 50 to 75mcg/kg/hr. Pt had...
    Sep 6, '15
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. Fentanyl Drip
    New to ICU. Quick question. Pt comes in with aspiration pneumonia and narcotic overdose. Respiratory failure requiring intubation. Maxed out on Dipravan (concentration 10mg/ml and max is...
    Sep 5, '15
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. heparin drip and bleeding?
    In regards to heparin drip, if patient was bleeding from a unidentified source, how long will it take to manifest into symptoms such as hematuria? HIT occurs 5 days post onset and 60-90 minutes with...
    Aug 22, '14
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  5. Too much medication
    The Situation: Patient requesting dilaud 2mg dose every four hours for a pain ranging 7 or greater. Pain is described as a headache with visual disturbances. Shes been cleared by neuroligist....
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. Too much medications
    Sittuation: Patient requesting dilaud 2mg dose every four hours for a pain ranging 7 or greater. Pain is described as a headache with visual disturbances. Shes been cleared by neuroligist....
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. Cardizem drip?
    When a MD says to wean cardizem; at what increment do you do so?
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  8. free water restriction vs fluid restriction
    What's the difference between free water restriction and fluid restriction?
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing


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