Texting while doing patient care? - page 14

by klone 16,993 Views | 130 Comments

This was a new one on me and I thought I would throw it out there to the nurses and get your opinion. I was a patient today in an outpatient clinic. I was getting my vitals taken, and as the nurse was putting the blood pressure... Read More


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    we signed forms that said we would not carry cell phones. But no one follows it. Even the manager has her phone out and the charge nurse has hers at the desk. It is how it is these days. Unless it is interfering with care, I do not care anymore. How about the patient who is on her/his cell phone when I go into the room to assess or to give meds and they just chat away and ask me to come by later. As Bob Dylan said "The times they are a changin"


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