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Reportable? - page 2

I cared for a pt this week who had stage III wound ( it was 4cm deep, MRSA positive, and horribly painful!). This pt was documented as "MR" and lived in a group home. According to my pt, the cause of... Read More

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    Report as abuse, NO.. The incident should be report so it can be investigated to find out what happened. This could have been a MRSA infection/abscess from the start. Should the LPN pop it, of course not and it should have been report to the PCP earlier but without knowing all the facts we can not jump to abuse. I have seen similar ruptures and they can be very deep.