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- Jun 15, '11 by peppyladyShe went home. The bedpan queen went home. I hope the husband has extra sheets.
- Jun 19, '11 by northernguyIts common to get residents who are fixated with having to go to the toilet, or having a BM. We have always have a couple like that. One of them will say they have to pee, you toilet them, then 2 minutes later they ring again and say they have to have a BM, and so it goes the entire shift. We have one resident who will ring constantly to be toileted, and will call their family on their room phone if they arent toileted immediately. If it happens to someone who normally doesnt have this fixation obviously you think UTI.
- Jun 24, '11 by kool-aideCan anyone say PSYCH EVAL?!?!?!?! lol I was going to say maybe just take a few minutes to sit and chat with her(crazy, I know) because maybe she just wants some attention, but if she's afraid to leave her room because of her frequent trips to the BR, I would say there's something wrong with that picture (either mentally or urologically!)
On a side note, I absolutely DO NOT think it's "abuse" to tell your resident/pt who calls for you with ridiculous requests that you DO have other pts to care for… they need a good reminder sometimes!