Need Help With Balloon Pump!!!!!!!!!!!! - page 2

I have a patient that will be on na balloon pump and I really dont know that much about them. I aam a new nurse in an ICU and want to know alittle about what to expect. Does anyone know of a... Read More

  1. by   adean
    I wanted to assure everyone that posted that I was with my preceptor all the time. There is no way they expected me to handle this by myself. I learned alot the 2 days I had this pt. She did develope a hematoma under the balloon insertion site and we had to pull it. She was non-responsive to any stimuli, she was down too long before she came into the hospital.

    Thanks for all the replies