Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 13

Patient safety is a critical component of the care Nurses deliver as we endeavor to prevent harm. Topics will include fall preventions, how to improve documentation, implementing strategies to intercept medication errors, assessment and follow-up, wrong-site surgery, nurse-to-patient ratios as well as other issues that place our patients at risk for harm.

  1. Doctor insists I use expired Dilaudid on patients
    by Buffy31 May 29, '14
    46
    Buffy31
  2. Is it acceptable nursing practice?
    by csimes Jun 2, '14
    7
    HouTx
  3. Equipment in pt rooms
    by nursling2012 Jun 5, '14
    1
    HouTx
  4. Research on catheter removal
    by crys1bigz May 29, '14
    5
    nurseprnRN
  5. morphine reduction in dying
    by joannotrealname May 31, '14
    5
    joannotrealname
  6. Blood clots & IV/central line tubing...When does this become a hazard!?
    by RN A May 19, '14
    21
  7. Low HR
    by joe007 May 20, '14
    20
  8. Triage Call Bell?
    by Esme12 Apr 9, '14
    39
    amberella123
  9. Can parents give medically fragile kids meds w/o Dr. order in homecare?
    by smartnurse1982 May 15, '14
    54
    KelRN215
  10. Dealing with arrogant staff
    by lumbarpain May 5, '14
    12
  11. ER help!
    by AubreyWinkler May 6, '14
    8
    macfar28
  12. How Would Hand Hygiene Save Lives!
    by Ahmed Elgameel Apr 3, '14
    4
    anon456
  13. Transportation Safety Question
    by fitzfan82 Apr 26, '14
    11
    Vanilla101
  14. Ethics
    by mstere May 5, '14
    13
    systoly
  15. Choked by a patient. How do you deal with this trauma?
    by 222mom222 Mar 12, '14
    59
    Here.I.Stand
  16. Our nurse-patient ratio changed for the worse... Help!
    by nurse carla espinosa Apr 19, '14
    4
  17. When a Resident Refuses
    by Nightowl_RN Apr 28, '14
    15
    ksrn20
  18. Issues w/staff
    by momo_2013 Mar 4, '14
    27
    toomuchbaloney
  19. Inappropriate discharge
    • Closed
    by Redmaile May 1, '14
    3
    Esme12
  20. Urgent Mandate Question
    by Joeyy Apr 21, '14
    6
    Nola009
  21. Patient ratio
    by Catalina1318 Apr 24, '14
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  22. The healthcare systems adoption of electronical interoperability through EMR
    by UTDGC Apr 18, '14
    1
    nurseprnRN
  23. Medication administration vs Patients wants
    by Notmarvin Apr 14, '14
    40
    toomuchbaloney
  24. Wrong documentation
    by Lola RN Apr 14, '14
    1
    toomuchbaloney
  25. Do you have a process if you disagree with discharge of a patient?
    by Codeblue1982 Mar 20, '14
    17
    nurseprnRN
  26. Made a PainMed Charting Error- help?
    by newnurse2014 Apr 7, '14
    6
    toomuchbaloney
  27. "I'm going to smash your face in"
    by jannjul76 Feb 21, '14
    22
    Always Hopeful
  28. Afraid to kill a patient
    by ward81 Mar 2, '14
    19
    anon456
  29. I feel like I caused a patient's death and I can't get over it
    by jane82 Oct 12, '13
    78
    RobtheORNurse
  30. Elopement (a personal story and a plea)
    by Here.I.Stand Mar 30, '14
    18
    HappyWife77

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