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  1. Liss RN

    What does this mean?

    haha! thank you all so much!! It has been on my mind. I tried googling it but couldn't really come up with anything. Very much appreciate the responses.
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    What does this mean?

    Hi everyone, may be a stupid question, but, (there are no stupid questions....right?) I'm a new nurse in a ICU, and I overheard someone say the term "crumping" a few days ago. Can someone tell me what this means? Thank you very much!
  3. Liss RN

    Note quite a new grad, not quite experienced

    Try Memorial Hermann- I know they will hire people with less than a year experience even if their requirements say more. Good luck!
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    Non-pitting edema and rating

    Hey Marisa, I am no expert, I am a new grad RN. But, what I was taught is that only pitting edema is rated 1-4 based on depth of the indentation made in mm. So, +1 pitting would be 2mm indentation, +2 would be 4 mm indentation, +3 would be 6 mm indentation, and +4 would be 8 mm or more. As far as I know, non-pitting edema is not rated 1-4. Hope you find an answer to this from someone more experienced than I, otherwise, I would definitely discuss this further with your instructor! Best of luck to you.
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    Crazy things independent pts have asked of you?

    Let's see.. A prisoner once kindly asked me if I would shave his balls for him since he wasn't allowed. An ambulatory woman once asked me to get a washcloth and itch her vagina for her. A woman with dietary restrictions asked me to go to the Wendy's across the street to pick her up a meal. She obviously didn't care about the dietary restrictions, but she couldn't quite understand why I couldn't leave the hospital to go get her food...she goes "I thought yall did that stuff for patients" Oh, I could go on. lol