No BP taken before BP meds?? - Page 3Register Today!
- Oct 23, '12 by VANurse2010In my opinion, having parameters like that in LTC is not appropriate. If they are unstable enough to need it checked daily, then they probably shouldn't be in LTC. Also, 24 is a pretty light load in LTC.
- Oct 23, '12 by paullissaI usually have to check their pulse before giving lopressor and there is a couple of residents now we have to take their BPs before giving the med. I think it's mandatory now per state regulation so we better get used to it.
- Oct 23, '12 by CapeCodMermaidState can not override physician orders.
Many of what we think are state 'regulations' are company policies come about as a result of a poor survey.