Orders from hell... - page 12

From time to time I run into real gems of medical writing. Levaquin 750 gm P.O. q. 48 hours for 2 more days the trick is to find how many pills this will be Can you?... Read More

  1. by   nurseletDZ
    Quote from KatieMI
    "Allow family to call for codes" (family was known to push blue button or disconnect vent if they needed a cup of ice and insisting that it was their right to do so).
    Well THAT makes my blood boil. Gawd.
  2. by   Ruby Vee
    Quote from Orca
    Infused with a mallet.
    Beverage alert!
  3. by   Ruby Vee
    Quote from KatieMI
    "Take vital signs at family discretion"

    "Allow family to call for codes" (family was known to push blue button or disconnect vent if they needed a cup of ice and insisting that it was their right to do so).
    Perhaps you could fix this whole issue by providing the patient's family with the physicians pager number (or even private cell phone number) so they could go "straight to the top" if they needed ice.
  4. by   SopranoKris
    Quote from NuGuyNurse2b
    I always like the stool specimen orders for an NPO diet.
    Or the U/A for the anuric HD pt

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