NICU monitor event review - page 2

We recently had a change in practice requiring nurses to do a monitor event review to catch any A&B's or desaturations recorded in the monitor that were not witnessed or charted. An event log review is to be done at end of shift... Read More

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    NICU Gal -
    You are right on with what legal said - physicians need to be documenting that they are reviewing and interpreting the events that we are documenting! The medical director thinks having the nurses look it up and document will decrease the docs work but it is really only creating more for them...I am with you, we'll see how long this lasts!

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