andre's Nursing Blog

By andre

Joined Sep 12, '03. Posts: 143 (7% Liked) Likes: 54

Lather, Rinse, Repeat

One of my assigned patients is dying of metastatic liver cancer. I was told in report, "he's full of mets". The day before I took care of him, Hospice was consulted. He had a significant amount of pain, but if we kept up with his Oxy (he also has a Duragesic patch) he was comfortable. So my usual morning routine goes like this: print my report sheet, and start putting in my little boxes for med times, assessments, etc (yes, I'm the OCD nurse), while I wait for the night nurses to be ready... Read More →



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