Be Thankful. It Could Be Worse. Much Worse.

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Crush the meds. Mix it with water. Turn the lock open. Check the patency. Plunge the reconstituted solution into the G-tube. Flush. Set the mask aside. Insert the suction tubing. Suction. Silence the vent. Disconnect the tubing. Add the nebulizer. Run it. Check the cath bag. Continue reading “Be Thankful. It Could Be Worse. Much Worse.”

Home Health?: A Step Down? Or the Most Essential?

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Anyway, just the other day at work, I had a co-worker of mine go on a bashing raid on some home health nurse that she didn’t know. I was so eager to inquire what bothered her so much? Continue reading “Home Health?: A Step Down? Or the Most Essential?”

Resources For the Win: Which Stethoscope Should I Get?

Recently, Samantha (a nursing student from theĀ University of California, San Marcos; who is also a current CNA of mine) asked me “Which Stethoscope should should I get? I need a new one.”

My answer was simple. I highly recommend theĀ 3M Littmann Classic II S.E. Stethoscope, Black Tube, 28 inch, 2201

Continue reading “Resources For the Win: Which Stethoscope Should I Get?”