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- Dec 12, '12 by KeyMasterSaw it lots when I worked on a geriatric med-surg floor. Sometimes with dementia (back when we called it organic brain syndrome), sometimes with tardive dyskensia, sometimes just because. To prevent patients from picking sores on themselves or irritating their finger tips (if it was really bad) we would place a square of shearling across their lap for them to pick at.
- Dec 16, '12 by Wise Woman RNI've seen it with patients with low sodium levels..