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  1. Thank you so much. I have survived several things that it was said that I would not. I'm very very blessed
  2. I would rather not discuss the story behind my illness but I will say that I'm a RRT! The reason I am asking this forum the questions that I have is because I just want to learn I've had massive experience with the medic field. Not only am I an RRT...
  3. Yes that is all that matters. That we made it and are still alive at the end. Recovery is still in progress for me but I'm doing well and Air Mattress thankful that I made it to the end when it wasn't known if I would. Well now, we both can say, WE K...
  4. Ok, this is EXTREMELY UNCONVENTIONAL QUESTION! I know this is going to leave some nurses gasping thinking, 'Why on earth is he asking this? I know but on Allnurses I have gotten a huge amount of good laughs. The medical field is of such profound dept...
  5. I would like to thank you for sharing your story I know from experience how long hospital stays can be. They are NOT Pleasant. Especially the dreams and the hallucinations When it's around and on Christmas and you wake up realizing that one month ...
  6. Defibrillators that charged to 400 J

    Wow. That is interesting. Thank you for sharing that info on these defibrillators with me.
  7. Hello. I know this is unconventional, however I have a question. Have any of you even gotten to experience what it is like to actually experience the KCI RotoProne bed for your yourself? I know this question is not your every day question, however, I...
  8. Hello all. I have an unconventional question. You know now days, at the most a defibrillator will charge is 360 J I am curious to know if any of you can recall using one that actually would charge up to 400 Joules. I know that the Lifepak six would...
  9. BIS Monitoring in ICU

    Hello. I have a question. For those working in Intensive Care Do you ever use BIS Monitoring when you have sedated and ventilated patients, and if so, I would like to know what you think from your experience both with and without Neuromuscular Blocki...
  10. DHCA

    Hello. I have a question. Has anybody who works with cardiothoracic Patient care ever seen a Patient who is on CPB Being placed into Deep Hypothermia AND Circulatory arrest? I am not sure how many nurses have never heard of this but occasionally in t...
  11. Esophotrast

    Hello. I have a question for all. What is your experience with Esophotrast contrast media. I do not really know anything in the regard to it and would like to know when it is used. Thank you all.
  12. Bowel Perforation and Barium

    Hello. I have a question. Has anybody had any experience with bowel perforation and the administration of Barium? I know it is absolutely NOT TO BE ADMINISTERED In the suspicion of Bowel or any Gastrointestinal PERFORATION Iam just wondering if you ...
  13. Good morning guys. I have a question. What is your experience with Aspiration of Gastrografin contrast? I know that it can in fact cause a really bad Pneumonitis but not sure what your experience with it. Have you had a bad case where the Patient act...
  14. OPTI-REST

    Hello to all nurses. I hope that you are doing well. I have a question. If you happen to use Hill-Rom Critical care beds, What is your experience with the OPTI-REST function on these beds? I know it is a wave like motion from the air mattress but whe...
  15. Clinitron bed in burns.

    Hello. I hope that you are all doing well. I have a question. I would like to know your experience with with the Clinitron bed in the management of burns. Especially electric burns. Using this bed vs a full Critical Care bed with Percussion And Vibra...