how to assess critical I & ORegister Today!
- by RNHURT May 20, '12I am a new ICU nurse in orientation and have found how imp it is to do hourly I & O. How is your method to document I & Os in hospitals. looking for some good recording tips.
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- May 21, '12 by BiffbradfordPaper napkins. Anything to just record it so you can get it into the computer later. Sometimes you'll have a big stack of napkins at the end of the shift that need to be entered. Write down the time and whatever numbers you need to know. Really!
- May 22, '12 by Zookeeper3We have computers in every room and I chart hourly info when I am in the room. I have a habit of loosing those papers or forgetting, or mixing up totals for multiple drains if left to memory.
- May 23, '12 by MikeRNWII 2nd the napkins or paper towels. I often have a stack of them when my patient is on CVVH, because I always try to have a nice little grid on my cheat sheet, but I forget to bring that into the room and have to write it down on whatever I can find!