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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!

 
 

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...

May 31, 2019

Ah yes IO’s. In my opinion IO (Intraosseous) access is a very underutilized option despite the numerous positive studies by reputable sources, the ease and speed of placement, and the fact that any drug that is given IV can be given via the IO route.

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