Scenario 1 : An EMT points out to the RN , that the patient is bleeding from the mouth. The patient is in a hemodialysis center. The RN states" This is just a dialysis center, I'm not trying to save the world". Note: in dialysis, heparin is typically given to clients to prevent blood clotting.
Same situation 25 minutes apart. A lady finishes hemo dialysis and there blood pressure ending the treatment is 226/ 82. The nurse states " your blood pressure is a little high" , turns around and indicates to the EMT" I could give them something for it but it's probably not going to work"... They should be good to go"
Comment: I'm losing my sight in nursing, I thought we were suppose to be proactive and at the same time an advocate for our patients. The above scenarios are real... Names, locations, and identifiable have been removed for privacy issues.