What went wrong? - page 2
As an agency nurse I work for a small community hospital at times (Home health is my reg job). This is my fave facility. I had a bad experience. Here goes. 1) I hear a pump beeping in a... Read More
May 5, '03Originally posted by Agnus
Our hosptal uses a red arm band for DNR.
May 5, '03Hopefully housekeeping will have removed said dots and cards between patients. Heaven knows I've found many wrong name cards and even former patient equipment like basins in a supposedly "ready room."
May 6, '03Ugh, you have a very good point, P_RN! I've seen more than a few 'ISOLATION' cards (of various types -MRSA to droplet,etc) left on the doors after a room was 'cleaned'. But at least thats not as bad as a non-dnr becoming an unwilling dnr. Ugh, makes me shudder.
May 6, '03If there was a dot on the patient's armband the dot would leave with the patient. Just a thought.
May 6, '03Originally posted by Agnus
God why are humanbeing so afraid to ask for help? Why do we think we must appear all knowing in front of other humans?
Especially when everyone knows that no one is.
Ask questions. Ask for help. And the saddest of all is that those who are most likely to try to appear to know everything are those who need help and answers the most.
If I get in a situation like that PLEASE help me out. Hurt my feeling and my pride; they need to be.
I used to work with men and I thought this was just a male thing. It is not.