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TRAUMA CAM

Registered Nurse
ER, Trauma, SICU, CCT

Welcome to my blog! A look into to world of critical care from a nurse's perspective. Life is not always censored, filled with rainbows and unicorns or pretty and some of my posts won't be either. I aim to provide a no-bull look into what we healthcare professionals on the front line deal with on a daily basis. What struggles we endure, the education we receive, the skills we hone and patience we muster, all to ensure the safety and survival of a total stranger. Explore the blog, check out the gram, and hopefully, by the time you are reading this (who am I kidding, probably not) subscribe to my podcast!

 
 

November 30, 2019

Ah Propofol, critical cares best friend, and yet so much misinformation regarding its use and action exists.

Propofol (Diprivan) is probably one of the most easily recognizable medications due to its delivery in glass bottles and its milky white appearance, but be caref...

September 15, 2019

A patient is brought in for altered mental status and respiratory distress despite administration oxygen via cpap and medication. It is decided that the patient will be intubated. The patient is sedated and then given the depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, succ...

August 28, 2018

As part of the Medication Monday and Antidote Series posts, we last talked about Narcan and its reversal effect on opiates, but what about a class of medications that is not only heavily abused in this county, but is often taken WITH opiates? In fact, it’s estimated th...

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