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  1. Neuro check: triple flex vs withdrawal

    I'm still new to my ICU and was wondering the specific difference between triple flex and withdrawal of the lower extremities? I know triple flex is flexion of the ankle, knee, and hip but it seems like our neuro MDs frequently have triple flex chart...
  2. Navy Nurse Reserves?

    I was wondering about how often you would be deployed as a reserve nurse? I talked to a navy reserve recruiter who said that if you are deployed for a "conflict zone" that for every one month you're deployed, you won't redeploy for another 5 months. ...
  3. Consolidation vs Infiltrate vs Opacity on CXR

    Thanks for all the replies. I think after reading all the posts and talking to some attending docs that you shouldn't necessarily pay attention to the words used in the radiology report, but rather connect the patient's history (CHF, current fever, p...
  4. I'm having a hard time understanding the difference between consolidation vs infiltrate vs opacity on CXR. Many times they seem interchangeable. Consolidation is alveoli filled with some sort of fluid instead of air/gas. It can be pus (Pneumonia...