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  1. Advice Needed Please!!!
    Bravo fellow central Floridian... I work in a CCU in central FL and it's exactly as you describe. I was a brand new graduate and was hired on immediately out of school. All I want to do now is get...
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Fevers In CCU
    This is why I love coming here for info... All of these different perspectives are a great resource! I've never even heard of a rubbing alcohol bath! In my unit, we have pretty strict parameters...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. Fevers In CCU
    I don't know... As a new grad in my ccu, I'd be having the same reaction although, I would look for an alternative in this case such as a hyperthermia blanket. If the doc wants no pharmacological...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Neuro pupillary response
    Excellent! Thank you so much for this information. As I suspected, it is indeed drug induced.
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. Neuro pupillary response
    First a little information about the patient: the patient is currently intubated receiving both propofol and Ativan. Among other medications; Dilantin and morphine. This patient is also a...
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. How would you handle this..?
    Under the circumstances, there may have been a need to keep the sedation down and use minimal pain medication due to renal failure secondary to the burn depending on how substantial it was. After...
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. I wish I knew (blank) when I was a new CCU RN...
    As a new grad going into the CCU, my opinion may not be worth much, but I've found so far that knowing your medications is a huge factor in being successful. Staying on top of education that your...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac